JSI Tip 7564. When you Load Hive in the Windows Server 2003 Registry Editor, it exits?

When you use the keyboard shortcuts to Load Hive (ALT+F and L), the Registry Editor exits. The Application event log contains:

Source: Application Error
Date: <date>
Time: <time>
Category: (100)
Type: Error
Event ID: 1000
User: N/A
Computer: <ServerName>
Description: Faulting application regedit.exe, version 5.2.3787.0, faulting module regedit.exe, version 5.2.3787.0, fault address 0x0000c865.

Source: DrWatson
Date: <date>
Time: <time>
Category: None
Type: Information
Event ID: 4097
User: N/A
Computer: <ServerName>
Description: The application, C:\WINDOWS\regedit.exe, generated an application error The error occurred on date @ time The exception generated was c0000005 at address 0100C865 (regedit)

To workaround this issue, use the mouse to select Load Hive.

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