Posted 27 November 2005 - 07:09 PM
to BC Guernica
I don't think there is a way to recover that data, but just in case here's an explanation of how to find the XP equivalent of Clipboard Viewer - http://www.pencildude.com/tips/clipbook.html
Perhaps a better idea would be to find out why your browser (which browser is it?) is crashing frequently.
Do some basic maintenance:
- Clean your internet cache and temporary files:
Click Start and Run then type in cleanmgr this will start the windows disk cleanup tool.
Tick the boxes beside Temporary internet Files, Recycle Bin and Temporary Files then click OK
- Schedule an Error Check (Scandisk).
How to find scandisk: Start>My Computer. Right click the C: drive then Properties>Tools tab, click on Check Now. In the window that opens tick 'Automatically fix file system errors' and 'Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors'. When you click 'Start' Windows will say the error checker cannot run now and do you want it to run at the next boot? Click 'yes' and then reboot.
- When that's finished reboot in Safe Mode and do a defrag.
If you are not sure how to boot in Safe Mode there is a tutorial here: Safe Mode
Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Defragmenter
They will take some time but at least you will know your hard drive is working correctly and tidied up.
- Check how much free space you have on your hard drive.
Start>My Computer click once on your C: drive and look in the Details box on the left.
- Reboot normally and see if there's any improvement.
Try uninstalling your email browser and reinstalling it.
Have your Windows XP CD available and at a command prompt (Start>Run>cmd) type sfc /scannnow
to see if any system files are corrupted. You should run Windows update afterwards.
Do you have an updated anti-virus, firewall and anti-spyware programs installed? Which ones?
Soltek QBIC, Pentium 4 3.0GHz, 512MB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, ATI Radeon 9600XT 256MB, Netgear 54Mb/s WAP, ridiculously expensive Satellite Broadband
Windows XP Home SP2, Trend Micro Internet Security, Firefox, Thunderbird, AdAwareSE, Spybot S&D, SpywareBlaster, A-squared Free, Ewido Security Suite.