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tyrelhauter

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Umm I need some help. :tazz:

My computer seems to have some kind of problem. When I'm runin some programs like Internet explorer, half life, windowsmedia player, counter strike, word... I get a message closing the game or program down saying " nameoftheprogram.exe has encountered a problem and needs to be closed". I would like to know how could I fix it!
Thanks a lot
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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and get an onscreen blue progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot.

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

Windows will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this. This will take an hour or so before it gets to the desktop.

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, click more options then clean up restore points, click confirm, click OK. Then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

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