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My wife's laptop fell and now the registry is corrupt. I downloaded and burned a repair vista disk and tried everything on there with no results. Registry Corrupt. Is it possible a wire or something got knocked loose? Is the registry in the mother board or the hard drive? I don't see how files can become corrupt from a fall.

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The registry is THE program that tells your computer, essentially, how to run--what steps to take to load the various setup aspects etc. that have been compiled for your computer. It is not hardware, it is part of software. If you have a restore function, and you can get to it (maybe through going to safe mode--check your manual for how to get to that). you might be able to get things back, but you may have to wind up reformatting the hard disk, which means you lose everything on the computer. Actually, there are two copies of the registry. In case one gets corrupted, the machine will try to boot the other one, so if your machine is, with several reboot tries, not able to get the registry, then you have a significant software problem.
Maby but it might be just bad harddrives are just a metal disk could be scrathed were the head slid acrost it but open up the plate and see if the harddrive is lose its under 1 of the plates on the back..
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