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im back again, my computer is being weird!


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hello there!! can any1 help me with my pc, a few weeks ago i used the add/remove windows components to try get rid of windows messenger coz its Very Happy but for some reason all my accessories dissapeared too and now when i go to install the again it tells me i need the disc "spider.exe" before it can continue! i have no idea what this is an i really want my games an paint and calculator back, i miss them so!
any help would be appreciated xxx

I edited an expression which has previously caused offence :whistling:

Edited by Keith, 11 April 2006 - 01:31 PM.

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Try it with spider unticked
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hi, did as u said but now its askin for the mspaint.exe an thats what i want the most! do u no why this has happened in the first place, i had all these a while ago so ys it askin me for the cds?? xx
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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter to replace the system files, you need the XP CD.

Windows File Protection will show an on screen blue progress bar which will simply disappear when the scan is complete, reboot when it does

System File Checker gives an administrator the ability to scan all protected files to verify their versions. If System File Checker discovers that a protected file has been overwritten, it retrieves the correct version of the file from the cache folder %Systemroot%\System32\Dllcache or the Windows installation source files, and then replaces the incorrect file.

System File Checker also checks and repopulates the cache folder. You must be logged on as an administrator or as a member of the Administrators group to run System File Checker.

The System File Check is only concerned with replacing missing or corrupt system files, and does not affect installed software or data

If you do not have an XP CD then you can borrow a same version as was originally installed XP CD, if you downloaded SP2 then you need an SP1 XP CD


Click paint.net in my signature, you need .net framework 1.1 up to version 2.5 and .net framework 2.0 for version 2.6, it is an advanced version of paint, which you may prefer
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but i dont have the cd, where can i get it from? xx
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You would need to borrow one from anyone who has the same version

Have a look at Paint.net you might prefer it to mspaint

http://www.eecs.wsu....t/features.html
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