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big problem. maybe pertaining to vista "services" tinkering


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Hey guys... I have a pretty bad problem. I was tinkering with the Vista Services options after reading about how to speed up boot times, and so i disabled some things that some website said didn't need to be running.
We'll, now I can't install a couple programs, and my steam won't run any games - they just crash before the game boots up, example: "iw4mp.exe" has stopped working (when i try to play Modern Warfare2).
And Im getting a few other errors, like sometimes my SoundMAX won't work, sometimes it does.
I'm not sure if theres any more problems, but there very well could be.
I tried going back and enabling all services, then restarted.. to no avail. Still same errors.

Anybody know what to do? Maybe something that doesn't require reinstalling windows?

I also just recently reapplied thermal compound to my gfx card and CPU. So I was tinkering around in my case, but everything seems to be working normal.
Those are the only 2 things I did recently.

Please help =( My brother JUST got a new PC so i was trying to speed up mine so we could play together... Now I'm holding us up.

Edited by xxgh05txx, 17 June 2010 - 01:57 PM.

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