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Registry Problems

Nov 19, 2005 3:09AM PST

Lately I have been having problems accessing programs, Documents, you name it. Even if i go to the location of the file and click on it a message will pop up like: Windows cannot find 'C:\Program Files\Napster\NapsterClient.exe' Make sure typed the name correctly and try again., (using napster as an example). I have even tryed changing the location of the file by going to properties but nothing seems to work. If anyone has and information about a way i can fix this problem it would be greatly appreciated because Internet Explorer is the only thing i can access.

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Dalty, Start By Checking For Malware
Nov 19, 2005 9:39AM PST

First, click on either, or both of the links below and run the free online scanners they provide:

Housecall Online Scanner

Panda Online Scanner

Next, download, install,update, then run ALL of the free spyware removal tools from the links below:


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and you..
Nov 21, 2005 4:35AM PST

can expect to have continued problems after you do what Grif said to do as long as you use Internet Explorer (change to Firefox) and P2P prgrams. So expect to run them daily just to stay ahead of them.

and life goes on...


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system restore
Nov 21, 2005 1:28AM PST

try a system restore- Control Panel > Permformance & Maintenance, then system restore on the left. Follow the instructions and choose any earlier point of time (being a date in bold letters)as your restore point.

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best registry
Oct 16, 2010 6:39PM PDT

in my opinion using the latest Software 2009 for windows registry is the best tools, I'm not PC health expert but I had problem like this before so I appreciate to using tools from pc health advisor

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Not advised.
Oct 17, 2010 12:58AM PDT

The forums here are full of problems introduced by registry cleaners. Only those that sell them claim it helps.

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Both posts of Grif's and Jack's did the job
Oct 18, 2010 3:50PM PDT

helping the initial topic starter as of 5 whole years ago.