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hey, i'm stuck with the modified theme.
i cnt even chg it back to classic nor xp.
and,
the dll thing pops out everytime.
HELP!!
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Hello cot.... Welcome to GeeksToGo, :) :) :)

I'm sorry to hear about your issue. We will try to help you resolve this as soon as possible.
Please understand we are all volunteers and we are not here all the time. Sometimes it may be a extended amount of time to get back to you. If it has been more then 3 days please shoot me a PM and I will try to get back to you quickly then.

What dll is missing?
Are you getting a error message with a missing dll?
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Yes! the dll says tht uhm,
C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll
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Do you have your original Microsoft XP disk?
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ya but i cnt insert into my laptop cz my cd player is not working -_-
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Well this could be a problem.
What is wrong with the cdrom drive?


We can still attempt the fix I was going to suggest. it may work without the cdrom.


Go Start and then to Run ("Start Search" in Vista),
Type in: sfc /scannow
Click OK (Enter in Vista).
Have Windows CD/DVD handy.
If System File Checker (sfc) finds any errors, it may ask you for the CD/DVD.
If sfc does not find any errors in Windows XP, it will simply quit, without any message.
In Vista you will receive the following message: "Windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations".

For Vista users ONLY: Navigate to C:\Windows\Logs\CBS folder. You'll see CBS.log file.
Usually, it's pretty big file, so upload it to Flyupload, and post download link.


If you don't have Windows CD....
This applies mostly to Windows XP, since Vista rarely requires use of its DVD while running "sfc"
Note This method will not necessarily work as well, as when using Windows CD, because not always ALL system files are backed up on your hard drive. Also, backed up files may be corrupted as well.

Go Start and then Run
type in regedit and click OK


Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup

You will see various entries Values on the right hand side.

The one we want is called: SourcePath

It probably has an entry pointing to your CD-ROM drive, usually D and that is why it is asking for the XP CD.
All we need to do is change it to: C:
Now, double click the SourcePatch setting and a new box will pop up.
Change the drive letter from your CD drive to your root drive, usually C:
Close Registry Editor.

Now restart your computer and try sfc /scannow again!


Thanks to Broni for the instructions
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but mine's not Vista.
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wait, i get it -_-.
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can't find the 'SETUP' .
i'm using a laptop? will it be different?
and i only hv HKEY CURRENT USER and HKEY CLASSES ROOT.
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Setup?
Not sure what you are asking as I see nothing in the instructions about Setup
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Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup
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OK then that will not work.
You will need the XP disk to do this.
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thanks fr yr help.
i'll need to fix the player then.
SIGH.
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What is wrong with the drive?
Is the system seeing it?
Is it not reading disks?
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can't read the discs properly.
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