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Tracing an Issue

by foolygoofy / January 12, 2010 3:03 AM PST

Computer was working fine then one day I walk into the office and it tells me that there was an error in an unknown registry and it was recovered using logs (Does this now everytime the computer starts). You click Ok and computer tries to keep going with the restarting process, sometimes it just freezes there and you have to unplug it and restart it again, sometimes is good to start working.

If it's good to start working as you work the computer is slow and gives you 1000 errors at random times, this program stop working and needs to close (Could be Outlook, Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader, AVG antivirus, svchost, win32). After you accept to close it, you can go back and restart the program and keep working, but it's annoying so I want to track the issue down. I would hate to have to back up my outlook and files and reinstall windows. Is there a log that I can go to by dates to see what I have unistalled or installed since the day that the issue started.

Any advices?

Thanks

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more info
by jeff_windows_team / January 12, 2010 3:28 AM PST
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You skipped a few important details:

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Also have you tried rolling back to a previous restore point?

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Tracing an Issue
by foolygoofy / January 12, 2010 4:12 AM PST
In reply to: more info

Yep, I tried rolling back to a monthly restore point that I do everytime I do computer maintenance (Virus Scan, Dust off, Disk Clean up, Defrag) but my Dec 2009 still brings up the same issue.

I'm using a Dell Dimension 5100 (Warranty expired two years ago). Pentium 4, 1GB DDR memory, 80GB, running XP Pro SP3, for Antivirus I use AVG 8.5

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