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Uninstalled some programs and now I have problems in my system

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Hey guys, first time posting but I really need some help..
So, I was trying to clean up in order to get some extra disk space and went to remove some programs.

When I turned on my PC again, some problems started coming about..
First, the screen resolution was set back to 600x800 pixels (my screen is 1024X1280). I just changed that back to the right resolution and didn't mind it.
Now my internet browsers are also messing up. The internet speed is fine, but when I scroll down, the page 'sticks'. This happens with all my internet browsers; IE, Firefox and Opera
It won't go into hibernation mode either. The button is there, only fadded onto the background like you can't use it.
And last but definatly not least, I CAN'T do a system restore. I pick the date to when I want to set it back and it starts restoring but when the computer's reset, it tells me it couldn't be restored.
What bothers me most is the 'sticking' of the internet browsers when I scroll down and I'm scared about it not being able to restorem, but I'm yet to see what other issues I may have come up with by uninstalling these programs.

Here's a list of the programs I unisntalled:
ATI Remote wonder 2
ATI Multimedia Center
ATI Decoder
Google Earth
Lande PMF Player
Logitech Desktop Messenger
Norton Scurity Scan
Star Office 8

Can I fix it even without a system restore or is it time to send it back to the technicians?
Yeah, I'm pretty desperate, please help me out x__x

Thanks in advance
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None of the stuff you uninstalled is vital to a Windows system so is unlikely to have caused any of the issues you mentioned.
BUt then, this is Windows so anything can happen. I noticed some of the items you removed were ATI applications, presumably installed along with your (ATI?) graphics card drivers. It's just conceivable that removing one or all of these has 'upset' the ATI graphics driver.

The fact that your screen resolution changed on it's own also points to a possible graphics driver problem, so re-installing that may cure the web-browsers 'stuck' scrolling, as I think this may also be related to the graphics card/driver. If re-installing just the graphics driver doesn't fix it, you may have to also re-install those other ATI items.

Re-check the 'Hibernate' option after re-installing the ATI driver. It may have been related to that so may now be available.

System Restore? -- it's not uncommon for this to complete but fail to restore. Try disabling it (Control Panel->System) then re-enable it. Doing that will remove all existing restore points but since they aren't working anyway you've nothing to lose, and they might even be the cause of it not working.

Oh, and I just noticed you're a new member, so I welcome you to Geeks2Go!, MK27.

Edited by pip22, 02 March 2008 - 12:06 PM.

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I reinstalled all the ATI applications and the internet's stopped sticking.
Thanks a lot for the tips!
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You can remove the ATI applications one at a time to find which one's removal cause the problem, then reinstall it. I guess that the ATI decoder is the one you have to keep.
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