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Hello
When I went to load information about a guitar this AM, It took me to Adobe and it took me to
Adobe reader. I got an error

Adobe Dialog Manager
Unable to load required component
"Unicows.dll

I just downloaded adobe 6.0.1 again , and Unicows in an icon on my desktop.
I hope this is an easy fix.
Thanks
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This will rebuild rather than restore the registry and also replace missing or corrupt system files

Boot the PC and keep tapping F8 right after the beep until you get options, select command prompt only, type scanreg.exe /fix then press enter, it will run through a few screens then say registry repaired. Press enter then press ctrl + alt + delete keys together to reboot.

When Windows has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98SE CD then reboot.

When it has loaded to the desktop, click start, programmes accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then run disc defragmenter from system tools


If no change

http://www.microsoft...&displaylang=en
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Hi
I did everything Keith asked me to do, and Adobe still won't load. I have Unicows on my desktop as an icon, don't know what to do with it.
Now what?
Thanks
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What happens if you click the desktop icon, if you right click it and click properties, does target on the shortcut tab tell you where the file it is linked to is on the drive
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It says it is located in c/ drive
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Does it give an exact location such as programme files or Windows\System
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C\Windows\desktop and it is 252 bytes, if that helps any.
Target location c:\
Target c:\unicows.dll
sart in c;|
shortcut key none
run Normal windows

Edited by dakotapicker, 28 December 2005 - 09:54 AM.

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What does the taget box on the shortcut tab have



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I just went file\ folder etc and found these;
all under Unicows.dll
c:\
c:\Windows\system
\temp\NIS\setup\as core\system 32
\systemLT\commonIS\SYMSH
\NAV\enternal\common Fi\SYMSH
\system 32
c:\Program files\adobe\ACROBAT6.0\Reader
c:\my documents
c:\ACROREAD
This stuff means nothing to me , but it may help you understand what have, and maybe don't need.
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Acrobat programme files can go and also the my documents folder

The others are Norton files so leave those
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did you see my "edit" to your "target" question? maybe this will help.


I also ran the Belarc advisor and all were GREEN

Edited by dakotapicker, 28 December 2005 - 10:41 AM.

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If you remove the Acrobat 6 folder and documents folder then you should be clear

Run this after you remove them

Get the trial of Tune Up 2006 here

Tune Up 2006 Trial

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete.

Run Tune Up disc clean up then registry clean up then click optimize to run reg defrag, which needs a reboot

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection (without an internet connection if applicable) from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

(Skip this if you do not connect to the internet with this PC) After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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Am I to unistall adobe 6.0 and reinstall after all the other stuff is done?

terms I am not sure of, or where they are located.

Registry cleanup ( from traill download?)
Optimize ( where to click)
system optimizer ( where to click)
internet from drop down menu (where to click)
systems advisor (Belarc or?)
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You should have these


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If I understand what you sent, the trail I am to download will have all you mention above, an I right?
If so I will delete adobe and download the trail offer.
Thanks for all the help so far, I hope we are about done.
Paul

The Trial offer is downloaded now.

Edited by dakotapicker, 28 December 2005 - 11:48 AM.

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