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I just used cleanup on a computer to get rid of things and now my start button looks old stylish..is htere nayways to change it back to regular green style. Example of how itl ooks rite now :{ plz help.

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Right click the desktop then appearance to check you have XP and the colour scheme you want
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I used cleanup and it erased my window xp style for xp and buttons ...any thing i can do about that? Now it only shows i have classic :/ also.

Edited by S0ciety, 04 August 2005 - 01:17 AM.

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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter to replace the system files, you need the XP CD and get a blue progress bar which just goes when done
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Umm..what can you do if you dont have window xp professional service pack 2 cd?
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Ok here, do this as listed:
Start >> Control Panel >> Perfomance and Maitenance >> Administrative Tools >> Services >> Themes
Make sure startup type is automatic and make sure it is started.
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Ok..then what do I do after that?
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Restart your computer and tell us what happens.

Edited by paulcomputerman, 04 August 2005 - 03:55 PM.

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Hmm.ok...nothing seemed to happened? Anything I should do now
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You need to get a cd to restore the files.
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Any ideas where I could get the cd? Because I dont seem to have it :/.
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What is the brand of your computer?
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Compaq (AMD Athlon XP 3000). Need a windows xp professional service pack 2 cd.
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Compaq should have given you the CD. If you just lost it, you can call them and for a small fee you can buy a new one.

Edited by paulcomputerman, 06 August 2005 - 07:45 PM.

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Ok..i seemed to have gotten a cd now..but first thing I did was that I tried doing the run: sfc/scannow and all it did was wasted me 1 gig because nothing semmed to have been fixed. But anyhow, can you repeat the steps about what I should do to get my xp theme back. And I hope it is accurate because for osme odd reason it already took away 2 gigs from me :/
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