[windows2000] Re: XP REGISTRY_ERROR

  • From: "Neil Bullock" <n.bullock@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 12:15:35 -0000

Excellent.  I'm all excited now ;)

I'll phone Microsoft and get them to send it and give it a go.

Thanks a lot :)

Neil. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Daniel Ensor
> Sent: 01 December 2004 12:09
> To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: XP REGISTRY_ERROR
> 
> Neil
> 
> There looks to be a hotfix for the issue:
> 
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=815265
> 
> Cheers
> Dan
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Bullock [mailto:n.bullock@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 01 December 2004 11:44
> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [windows2000] XP REGISTRY_ERROR
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> This is an odd one.  I mentioned it a while ago in another 
> thread about
> whether installing XPSP2 was a good idea or not.  That is, after we
> installed XPSP2, certain machines randomly started crashing 
> with 0x00000051
> REGISTRY_ERROR stop errors, requiring a re-image.  
> 
> We have four rooms of computers, all different makes and 
> models, which do
> this.  It's not every computer in every room - just a 
> handfull which keep
> doing it repeatedly, even after re-imaging (they work for a 
> while, then die
> again).  We have a fifth room which does not do this, which is running
> FAT32.  All the other rooms are NTFS.
> 
> We decided we'd try and blame SP2, and so took a machine out 
> of one of the
> problem rooms and formatted it with NTFS, then installed all 
> the software.
> We left SP2 out of the image, and then put the image on in 
> the problem room,
> hoping we might have fixed the problem.
> 
> It turns out that we haven't.  It still happens.  It never 
> happened before
> we put SP2 on, and we've now no idea what the problem might 
> be.  We can't
> spend our lives reimaging machines like this :)
> 
> I am starting to think there may just be some dodgy hard 
> disks in some of
> the rooms.  I really don't want to put all the machines to 
> FAT32.  Does
> anyone have any suggestions?  Weird ones or hunches based on wild
> speculation welcome.
> 
> Neil.
> 
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