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services.msc

by flguy48tc / March 15, 2008 10:28 AM PDT

i did a dumb thing.i deleted services.msc...what must i do, to get it back....what happen was,when i type in services.msc in the run box,windows would come up and it said cannot open this file.it wanted me to pick from a list to open it and i tried that, but nothing would open it.so i thought i would deleted and download it from microsoft.i made the wrong move on that.so what do i do now, how do i get it back....please help!!!!!!!...i`m running XP

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Flugy... I would do a System File Check
by glenn30 / March 15, 2008 11:01 AM PDT
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You will need the XP disk... go to Run and type in:

"sfc /scannow" (without the quotes and a space after sfc)

Hope this helps. It should replace any missing or corrupt system files.

Glenn

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Oh yeah! You might try a System Restore...
by glenn30 / March 15, 2008 11:04 AM PDT

to a time before you made the deletion. May not work but worth trying. If no success, the System File Check should do it.

Glenn

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Strange...
by Papa Echo / March 15, 2008 6:47 PM PDT
In reply to: services.msc

When you try to delete flies like services.msc, you get a warning whether you really want to delete the file, and that windows may not work... You have no such warnings ?

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