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So I was installing updates for my laptop (win7), and one update did not install giving error code 80080005. Following this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/870655, I did the registry edit and restarted. Windows will not boot anymore, it just hangs on a black screen with the cursor. I'm thinking I need to edit the registry file back to it's original state. I have the drive hooked up as an external to the comp I'm using now. I don't have access to the windows install disk. Is there a way to edit the reg file?
    
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Try booting into Safe Mode.

If your computer won't boot into Safe Mode you're going to need the Windows 7 disk to make any changes.
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Try booting into Safe Mode.

If your computer won't boot into Safe Mode you're going to need the Windows 7 disk to make any changes.
Safe mode does the same thing. Guess I'll fix it later when I can get my disk.
    
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