This writeup assumes that your computer has crashed and Windows 9x will not load.

  1. Put the bootable diskette that contains your registry backup file in the A: drive. To create such a diskette, refer to How to backup your Windows registry file.

  2. Restart your computer.

  3. The computer will boot off of the floppy drive. Type in PATH A:\; C:\; C:\WINDOWS; C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND; C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM; C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32


  5. Wait for the file to be imported.

  6. After it is finished, remove the floppy from the A: drive and reboot your computer.