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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    oh goodness, and then shock of shocks, the thing goes and boots/starts completely cleanly this time.. no errors or warnings in the original primary user.. Thank you for all of your suggestions and support Regedit! I'm going to invite fate and mark this one solved now... You've been incredibly...
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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    OK, tried to create a new account. First time I logged in, no 7000 errors but a pile of application level ones. Second time I logged on, seems to have started up just fine.. so I then logged back to the original one and .. the plot thickens! No service issues in the error log now, but a...
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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    Aah. We spoke too soon. The problems have all re-manifested today, starting with a new one. This time, on log in, I got a new, improved error message (!). Even logging in as an admin, I saw something like "The group policy service failed - the UUID is not supported", and I was unceremoniously...
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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    Hi again, Interestingly, after a Norton update demanded I restart the machine again, this morning the PC booted with none of the 7000 errors in the event viewer that I posted above. No 'could not connect' error, no slow-starting Chrome. I'm now strongly leaning, despite your assurances to the...
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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    Next set of goodies! (I'll flag it as just dumb luck that this happened after I installed Norton then :)) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SvcHost\netsvcs AuthenticationCapabilities REG_DWORD 0x3020 CoInitializeSecurityAllowInteractiveUsers REG_DWORD 0x1...
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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    Hi Reg, I had already checked that too and forgot to post.. mea culpa.. Do you think that the group policy glitch is in turn causing all of those other services to not respond properly too? HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\gpsvc ImagePath REG_EXPAND_SZ...
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    SOLVED Number of isues (registry corruption related?)

    Hi folks, I have a number of issues with my latest PC. Brand new factory build windows 10, with Norton installed by me after delivery. (I flag this as I suspect a conflict between Norton and windows updates may be the culprit here) Symptoms: 1. The tired old "couldn't connect to the Group...
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