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Things running slow, don't know the problem

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Hi, I'm having a few problems on my computer

First: Whenever i boot up i get an "Error: there's already a username on this network" or somthing liek that. Also, a bunch of installer things come up. I think this happened because i deleted some files I probably shouldn't have.

Second: My background is nothing but blue. I change it, and whenever i restart it shows up for like 5 seconds but is soon covered up by the blue.

Third: My internet has been spiking and running slow lately. It doesn't always run slow , but every once n a while (and it's a pain when im in the middle of an online game) it gets really slow

It all started a little bit after I cleared my computer of malware, and then I think i started deleting important files.. then i tried a system recovery and that made thigns even worse. So i figured before i ruin my computer, i'd like some help. Please and thanks!

also, if it's possible i'd just like to clear everything off my computer and start brand fresh, i don't know if there's a way to do that. (but i'd save my pictures, music, and some other things)
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Are you able to download the Windows XP startup boot floppie disk maker software from someone else's computer...you'll need 6 floppies...
1. make them up
2. insert one at a time on boot and follow the instructions

Don't work? ...try AVG's floppie set up...same routine, but it will do a virus check too.

Can you boot to the cmd window as one of the options off F8 on boot? Go to c:\Windows\system32\sfc.exe and start it up...see if it will work...you will need your original OS disk in the hard drive for it to refer to...if this works, and you get into the c:\ or Windows Explorer, put a full copy of the i386 folder on your c:\ drive, and when ever you want to refer to the CD, then just have it go here instead.

Can't recall, offhand, if you can get into sfc from the safemode [administrator's account] command prompt or not...try it. It's been a while, that's all...senior's moment here... :blink:

Don't you just hate it when nothing works...here are just a few folks with similar problems...there may be a solution in there somewhere...

I typed in [ run "sfc /scannow" in "safe mode" ] into google and then checked these out...nowhere is it CLEAR as to whether you can run sfc in safe mode, but you can always off the cmd prompt, when signed in as administrator


Good luck... :whistling:

Edited by b1caez01, 20 November 2006 - 02:02 AM.

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clean your prefetch folder ...from start menu...go to run...type in prefetch...click ok....select edit...then on any blue file ..right click select delete

then go start...all programs...accesseries...system tools..right click...select disk defragmenter

defragment your disk

download tune up

everytime you run one of tune up programs reboot

next download ccleaner


after you run cleaner reboot

what type of windows you running

Edited by rushin1nd, 20 November 2006 - 12:05 AM.

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