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#1 rjpittsley

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:16 PM

I have a Precision M6300 with XP pro SP3. I downloaded a zip app (7zip?) that I believe allowed access to other sites (I'm sure I helped it). After this exercise, I tried running Norton Security Suite to verify the allowed access didn't lead to something. The scan would hang at a file and I couldn't cancel the scan without rebooting. After rebooting, I ran Registry Cleanup and it deleted 262 files, which turned out to be icon file extension data (so now most of my links are broken) among other important stuff. Device Manager and Network Connections windows are blank, and I cannot open any internet browsers.

How bad did I mess it up?

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 06:17 PM

User double posted and is currently being helped by sempai at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic473880.html/page__p__2885071__fromsearch__1#entry2885071

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 06:17 PM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.
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