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Win XP pro reload - will it wipe my c drive?


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That should be that, remember to check Microsoft Update
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Setup is done. Reboot started and now it is 'installing windows' and it estimates that it will be done in 39 minutes
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That's fine

Remember regional settings etc, and network settings are usually the default ones
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Oh!...fer the love o'... at first it wouldn't take my product key, saying it wasn't valid. I did a double check and it looked good. On triple check I noticed a "B" looked a little like an "8". I changed it and now it is proceeding apace.
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got a COM error code 0X8007007f

Failed to load F:\WINDOWS\system32\catsrv.dll

with my luck it will need that to connect to the internet
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more load errors;

\system32\inetcom.dll

\Program Files\OutlookExpress\msoe.dll and
\Program Files\OutlookExpress\wab32.dll
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Can you click start then run, type each line here then press enter after each one

regsvr32 netshell.dll

regsvr32 netcfgx.dll

regsvr32 netman.dll

Reboot
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The ones in post 21 should clear when you get SP2
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Good news and bad news.

Yeeeaaahhhh! My old desktop is back! I thought it was lost and gone forever.

Nothing seems to run right. Some programs will open but they all freeze up (not responding)

reboot is slooooowwww.
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Have you run Microsoft Update
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I can get Explorer to open but then is freezes.

I ran regsvr32 netshell.dll and it came back saying it ran successfully but now is frozen
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ok. I got the 3 regsvr dll's to run now I am rebooting. I always have at least one pgm 'not responding' that I have to get through before the reboot can proceed
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Reboot the PC, keep tapping F8 until you get options, choose safe mode

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow (with the space) then press enter
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do I do that at the RUN box or at a DOS prompt?
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Type it in Run please
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