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After removing XP smart security virus, it seems I have lost many applications

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#1 oxostu


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Posted 21 April 2010 - 01:19 PM

I had the XP smart security virus, and after looking for a solution in the Yahoo! forum, I was directed to this site by someone on there

I followed the removal guide in the link below


It deleted the virus, but it also seems to have deleted numerous applications from my Control Panel. If I click on Security Centre, Windows Firewall, or pretty much any other application on the Control Panel, a pop up window appears saying "application not found".

I assume that in following the steps to delete the virus, all those applications have also been deleted.

Any advice on how I can restore them?

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 09:48 PM


Since the removal guide did not resolve your issues, please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting from step 6.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<==

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then post back here and we will provide you with further instructions.

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