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    lw270 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    May 27, 2008, 03:22 PM
    Registry/Configuration Error for Windows ME
    I have a dell latitude CPI and I always get a message saying,"Windows has detected a registry/configuration error. Use SCANREG to correct this error. I have 4 choices 1. Normal, 2. Logged (/BOOTLOG.TXT), 3. Safe Mode, and 4. Step-by-Step Confirmation. I tried every single one of them and it does not work. The disk will scan then it will just freeze or finish and nothing else would happen. But when I put it on Normal, it says that Windows has found a New Device and It does not say what it is. I have no clue what to do. And my screen is Half Full and just the color grey. Help me.
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    May 28, 2008, 10:19 AM
    I would love to give you a very nice answer but it's hard, because Win Me is the very single worst OS ever made, Microsoft even stopped offering support for it.

    All I can suggest is get rid of it and get WinXp Media Center Edition, the best OS ever made.
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    May 28, 2008, 10:22 AM
    What you need to do is boot to command line mode. As you power up keep pressing F8 to get to a menu that will offer a command line. Then run SCANREG /FIX. See if that helps,

    But I agree with Wendy. Junk Win Me and go with XP.

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