tmel.sys corrupt

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windows will not load computer, response is a tmel.sys corrupt file.   so comupter will not turn on.
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Thanks for contacting here! For your "tmel.sys corrupt " issue, we suggest using Safe Mode to run the Driver Removal tool and Remnant File remover tool. You can refer to the link below for detailed steps:
  1. Restarting Windows in Safe Mode
    (To have Internet connection while on Safe Mode, select Safe Mode with Networking from the list.)
  2. Using Titanium Driver Remover Tool to remove remnants of Trend Micro drivers
  3. Using the Trend Micro Remnant File Remover Tool

It's quite a few steps to perform, but please do let us know if it solves your issue. We'll assist you if you still encounter problems.

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I have the same tmel.sys corrupt error but cannot boot into the safe mode with networking as it puts me into the Startup Repair window.  I can get to command prompt as X:\windows\system32.  It's been like this for a week.
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Hi tkesner,

Are you comfortable running commands and deleting registry key? Follow the instructions below to delete tmel or contact Technical Support to help you with these steps:

1. In the command prompt window, type regedit.exe, and press Enter. Registry Editor will open.


3. On the File menu, click Load Hive...

4. Find the system registry key of user, and open X:\windows\system32\config\SYSTEM file

5. In Key Name, type "test" then click OK

6. Delete the registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\test\ControlSet001\Services\tmel

7. Select the hive (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\test) that you have previously loaded onto your system.

8. On the File menu, click Unload Hive...

9. Restart PC

Again, do this only if you are comfortable doing it by yourself. Else, I recommend you contact Technical Support for assistance.

Hope this helps.