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Please Help -- Windows XP -- None of my programs will open


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#1 coldloft

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 03:15 PM

Windows XP SP3, Intel i3, Microcenter computer.  System will boot to desktop and all desktop icons will show. When I click on them nothing happens.  I have also tried other programs such as my Hawking wireless internet receiver, but like the others it will not initialize or start.  I have tried to resent by using System restore, but it too will not initialize.  The only programs I can get to open are Adobe PDF files.  The last thing I was doing prior to my noticing this happening was to remove "Steam" an online gaming portal my son put on my computer but was never used and Panda Anti-virus.  I removed both of these programs using the Windows Add/Remove program feature.  Since I am unable to access the internet with this computer, I am submitting this on an alt machine.

 

Thank you again in advance for your help.

 

NOTE:  Originally submitted on Friday, 2/8/13 but it did not show in the Forum.  If it turns out that this is a double entry, my apologies

 

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 03:24 PM

Your original topic is here:

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/484646/

 

To avoid confusion I will close this one


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