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JSI Tip 2033. STOP 0x00000074 - 'BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO'?

If you receive the subject BSOD when starting your Windows NT 4.0 computer, you may have set the Read-only attribute on one or more registry hive files in %SystemRoot%\System32\Config.

To resolve the problem, you need an alternate install of WinNT, preferably on a different drive, partition, or folder.

Boot the alternate install and remove the Read-only attribute(s) from the original installations hive(s).

NOTE: The System account requires Full Control of the hives for WinNT 4.0 to function as designed.

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