Problems windows xp pro

By golden
Aug 1, 2009
  1. Hi I got this message on my screen

    Stop: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): \SystemRoot\System32\Config\SOFTWARE or its log or alternate

    I tried with with windows console to copy files, I get cannot copy file also access denied
    dose anyone know how to solve this problem?

  2. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    what was the last thing you installed or modified on your computer? did you recently encounter a malware or virus attack?
  3. golden

    golden TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 61

    Thanks for your response , the last thing i installed were pictures, I have AVG ON MY LAPTOP!


  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Symptoms, Cause and Steps toward resolving this error can be found here:

    Error Message When You Install Windows XP: "STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}"
  5. MCTaylor

    MCTaylor TS Rookie

    I was having the same problem - this helped fix it. THANKS!
  6. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    You're welcome. Glad to help.
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