Can't login - Deleted winlogon references in registry

From: Joel (
Date: 04/20/04

Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 22:53:27 -0700

I mistakenly thought ALL winlogon references were related
to security threats, and then deleted them from my

When I now restart my (XP Professional running a Toshiba
Portege 3500) machine I am presented with a "Log On to
Windows" dialog box, and can enter either the
Administrator or my one userid.

It logs on, does not show any start bar, and logs straight
off, (with a message saying it is "saving my settings")
and then returns to the login screen.

How do I log back into the system and restore my

I have tried safe mode, safe mode with command prompt etc,
yet keep being presented with the login dialog box and
results as per above.

Many thanks for help,

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