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j14

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Hi, I'm stumped here as to what has happened to my computer, I've just removed a bunch of viruses justing Malwarebytes (from http://www.malwarebytes.org/) and now now my icons, shortcuts are missing as well as my start menu.

When I try to click on an icon from the start menu, I receive a message saying "Windows cannot create a shortcut here. Do you want to place a shortcut placed on the desktop instead?". I also can't open shortcuts with a double click, I have to right click > open.

Windows Picture and Fax Viewer is also not functioning, displaying a "No Preview Available" message every time. Run is also not working, and I can't access All Programs from the start menu. My Computer, My Documents and My Networks folders have lost their icons and names as well as the Recycle bin. Here is a screenshot:

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guys I really need help with this, I tried System Restore but I can't go back far enough to fix this.
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Hello j14,

You need to repair your system files. Folow this topic :

http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html

Regards,
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Hello j14,

You need to repair your system files. Folow this topic :

http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html

Regards,


Thankyou so much! I will try this ASAP.
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