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Look up key was not found

My OS is Windows XP home

A while ago I downloaded Ashampoo firewall software from Download.com
as a backup,which has been sat in my documents folder. Just recently I
decided to install it on my PC. Unfortunately that's when my problems
started. My PC got stuck in a loop and just kept restarting.

I restarted in SAFE MODE and removed this software from the registry,
but now when I log on to my home page and try to do anything further
I get the following message "LOOK UP KEY WAS NOT FOUND IN ANY ACTIVE ACTIVATION TEXT".

I have tried repairing my Windows XP installation, but cannot get past
this message. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
John

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People are noting this about IE7.
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Look up key not found

Bob,

I was running IE7, but when I repaired my Windows XP Home it reverted
back to IE6 and this is where I am getting the error message.

Regards
John

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when I repaired my Windows XP Home it reverted...

Is IE 7 showing in your add/remove applications? If so use it to remove IE 7. If not try using the following command from START | RUN

%windir%\ie7\spuninst\spuninst.exe

IE 6 should then be replaced and if it works on a reboot fine but if not try repairing it.

The error appears mostly to result from a botched installation where either IE 6 is not completely replaced by IE 7 or IE 7 is not completely removed.

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