ive noticed a few more issues. today, i tried to update java, and it wouldnt install, stating that windows installer service wasnt running, so i went ahead and started it (im learning how to fix things myself a little from you guys...thanks), and retried the install, and it went fine.
my previous windows issues (taskbar missing, IE7 issues, not being able to copy or paste, not being able to move files or folders at all, etc....)were resolved by this post...
now im wondering if i have other services that arent starting correctly, or services that are disabled that shouldnt be, etc after running through a bunch of malware removal on the malware board. that thread is here...
i figured i would post some screens of my services, and see if anyone knows about any other issues that i should fix that are services and/or registry related. let me know if you need any more info for me, and i greatly appreciate your help. here are the screens: