System continously restarts after xp loading screen

August 21, 2012 at 05:32:44
Specs: Windows XP, 512Mb
hi guys,
So the problem here is, my computer continuously reboots everytime after the windows xp loading screen. I have read a post somewhere to try disable automatic reboot for system failure, and that has led me to a blue screen with the following message:

STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}
The Registry cannot load the hive (file):
or its log or alternate.
It is corrupt, absent, or not writable.

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.
Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further assistance.

So thats what it says; however a small part of the left side of the text was not visible because it was positioned too far to the left and so perhaps a letter or something might've been cut out, like there might be something before the \SystemRoot.
It also mentions a pysical memory dump, but i am unable to access it or anything since the keyboard or mouse doesnt work while on this blue screen.

This is a pretty old computer, but my brother uses the better one so im left with this one. Hope someone can help me. Thanks in advance.

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August 21, 2012 at 05:34:59
Repartition, reformat, reload XP.

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August 21, 2012 at 07:22:34
Can you start in Safe Mode ?

ARM Devices the future. Windows have accepted the fact!

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August 22, 2012 at 03:36:32
No I cannot start in Safe mode, because the same thing happens. I also cannot reformat since I've lost my windows xp cd....

btw does the message mean anything? LIke the registry file error .... is it a virus?

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August 22, 2012 at 22:10:34
This particular syntax problem looks obvious. Nothing in windows uses '
So I guess what it wants is:

I wish I could tell how to fix the registry, but I'm not good. You may have to slave the drive, but i don't know.

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August 25, 2012 at 23:09:09
In that case, I don't know how to 'slave the drive'.... though i think it can be fixed simply by inserting a windows xp cd rom and replacing the registry files. The problem is, I dont own a windows xp cd rom anymore and they don't sell them anymore....
I need a different way to fix it....


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August 26, 2012 at 09:32:45
"they don't sell them anymore"

or if money is tight


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