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windows xp problems...!!

hey...i downloaded sp2 from windows update n was installin was takin a long time so i thought there was something wrong n i dunno how to re install sp2 again...its there in the add remove program..wat do i do..n im havin a problem with my IE too i cant go to the windows update page from an error ..i use fire fox too but it doesnt load the windows update page,...y is that ??also my xp is givin me whole lot of truble..i get errors all the time..i cant open applications it says module missing..cant open IE i get script errors.. ..pls pls reply soon thanks

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xp problems..

can u help me with the IE systerm is really messed up i cant do anything i keep gettin error msgs all the can i fix IE n get to the windows update page..when i click on win update from start nothing happens..when i try to paste the link i get an error..

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more problems..!!

the thing is i cant use the system restore even if i uninstall sp2 because it says cannot restore to this date when i try to...what could b the cause for this..

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Too many... more problems..!!

From the previous provided MSKB you also had the The Use the hidden $NtServicePackUninstall$ folder method.

In addition, the following MSKB article describes how to reinstall IE.

Q318378 - "How to reinstall or repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP"

In particular, try the suggestions from the "Windows XP and Windows XP SP1: Reinstall or repair Windows XP" section.

In the case that you'd try the in-place upgrade (reinstallation), make sure that you have a firewall enabled before going to the Internet.

Good Luck,


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,

T. S. Eliot

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probs solved! one more detail though..

i ran a repair installation n now things seem ok..but durin the run where the screen adjusts it self it was stuck for a long time so i restarted ..but then thngs were ok n now i dont get a million error startup i got a run dll error module missin but ran ad arare..spy sweeper..n regisntry mechanic full n now thats sorted too..i got the windows update to dl SP2 again i did but when i tried to install i got a invalid product key error ..dunno wat that was bout any ideas ? should i try to dl again? or is it ok to install from a cd?n if im gonna install from a cd do i need to be connected?

and thanks so much for all the help guys much appreciated Happy

BTW how would u guys rate registry mechanic..i find it easy to use..n it fixes all the errors it least it says it doesHappy

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Registry Mechanic is a good stuff

I rate Registry Mechanic to be 9.


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