Article ID: 201655 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q201655
When you start your computer, you may receive the following error message:
When you restart your computer, you may receive the error message again.
You have restored a good registry. Windows found an error in your system files and restored a recent backup of the files to fix the problem.
This behavior can occur if the registry backup file you are trying to restore is damaged, or if the "damage" flag in the currently used registry file is not being reset by the Registry Checker tool.
To resolve this issue, run the Registry Checker tool using the /fix and /opt command-line switches. To do so, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/186909/EN-US/ )Registry Checker Continues to Detect Registry Damage
For additional information about using the Registry Checker tool, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183887/EN-US/ )Description of the Windows Registry Checker Tool (Scanreg.exe)
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183603/EN-US/ )How to Customize Registry Checker Tool Settings
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/184023/EN-US/ )Command-Line Switches for the Registry Checker Tool