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


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done. It flashed a box for a fraction of a second.

now what?
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Too quick, it is supposed to replace system files

Right click the taskbar, click task manager, click file, click new task, type sfc /scannow then press enter

You should see Windows File Protection and a box with a blue progress bar
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same thing. flashed a box for a fraction of a second
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Do I need to have the win xp pro disk in the cd rom drive for this?
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It would ask for it

Can you connect to the internet
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When I was in normal windows it would open the explorer window and freeze.

I rebooted and now it won't even open the explorer window

Now I am rebooting safe mode with networking...same thing...it flashes an hourglass for about 5 seconds when I click Windows Update but then it goes away and...nothing.
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Can you use another PC to download Tune Up, save it to CDRW then install it on yours

Download, install and run
Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up disc clean up

Run Tune Up registry clean up

Disable the anti virus programme then click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, the screen will lose colour during the process which can take a few minutes and then needs a reboot

Check the anti virus programme is running

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

Click optimize and improve then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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I will give that a try.

Thanks for the help.
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