Originally Posted by Duckjake
Will probably have to do that. But at least I can still get everything off the hard drive as its most likely a fault in the program that converts text to a common language and so everything will work on another computer.
If you boot to the repair menu, select system restore, and choose a date prior to the changes. It should just restore your registry to a time before you had a problem.
You may need the system (install) disk or try F8 during boot.