Registry import error

September 5, 2009 at 13:03:05
Specs: windows xp, pentium 4 CPU 2.93 GHz
Im trying to fix my limited or no connectivity issue on my pc using the method found on tried this but i get the following error when double clicking the fixreg file "Cannot import C:\Documents and settings\HP_Owner\FixReg.reg: The specified file is not a registry script. You can only import binary registry files from within the registry editor." any help would be greatly appreciated.

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September 5, 2009 at 13:19:57
did you lose connectivity after removing viruses etc?
If so, you may want to try winsockfix:
or even run LSPfix:

Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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September 5, 2009 at 13:59:44
i did lose it after virus removal i ended up having to to a system recovery thanx for the help but im still waiting for a dl link for winsock and lsp didnt find any problems

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September 5, 2009 at 14:18:12
found and ran winsock thanks to google still having the connectivity issue and cant put fixreg into my registry

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September 5, 2009 at 15:07:10
I take it this registry fix file is a text file. Just double click on the file from within Windows Explorer and it should get imported into the registry without going anywhere near the registry editor.


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September 5, 2009 at 15:34:58
The code given is missing the header line

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

- insert as the first line, and there is an * at the end of the second line shown - it should be


Sloppy presentation at best, frustrating at worst. The resulting file should work - I've tested it.

Update: I've looked at several articles on that site - this one should entertain those who know a little about registry recovery in an NT-based OS like XP-

How to Repair Lost Registry Files With a Windows XP CD

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September 5, 2009 at 16:04:48
thank you the file finally went into the registry but this didnt resolve my connectivity issue any advice what to try next?

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