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Windows Updates

by GW4U / October 30, 2004 6:40 PM PDT

I've fallen foul of the new Microsoft Download system. I inadvertantly downloaded the new update files "Windows XP KB842773" and "software distribution service 2.0"
I now find that I cannot install programmes which ran previous to the above event. Error message reads "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and MICROSOFT WINDOWS applications"
How can I reverse the effects of this download?

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Re: Windows Updates
by timwerx / October 30, 2004 7:13 PM PDT
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If you have XP you should be able to do a "system restore" back to a point before your installation. Have you tried that?

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Re: Windows Updates
by roddy32 / October 30, 2004 9:53 PM PDT
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Re: Windows Updates
by GW4U / November 1, 2004 6:03 PM PST
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Fixed it by using Windows XP setup and reinstalling as an update. All is now running as should be.

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