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#1 Chemio


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Posted 01 May 2013 - 10:55 PM

well, recently i got the alienGUIse thingy because i liked the themes, so i hated the windows 7 theme therefore i went ahead and used the vista theme, that didnt work out too well and since i didnt know how to reset the "theme" to default, i clicked an option to resort to a vista looking theme, which looked pretty similar to windows 7. then, i attempted to remove Stardock and the rest of all that by going into program files and clicking on Uninstall.exe. it later popped up saying it wasint installed right, i just closed that seeing as how a bunch of stuff was deleted. i restarted and deleted the file off of programfiles and i immediately saw that all my shortcuts on desktop had the Installed_programs icon on the lower left hand corner. i later went to deocuments and i saw that there were a bunch od desktop.ini files everywhere, inwhich i proceeded to delete them but curious me, i read one and it headead towards shell32.dll and imageres(32?).dll, in those dll's i found that some of the alienware theme icons were located there, and soon i started seeing folders with those icons. Later, i went to regedit and deleted all the files i found that had stardock and i went to starup repair and nothing changed. oh and some files have the admin needed shield for no reason also.


please, help me.

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#2 Cyrus not the Virus

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 02:36 AM


I don't think I be able to help you in this problem. But I learned from my own experience, this forum and other forums that creating a system restore point manually is a good way  to restore things when we experiment something new unless the volume Shadow Copy or system restore point(s) being deleted.

#3 hamluis



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Posted 02 May 2013 - 06:08 AM

Your fiddling around...has probably resulted in key files being damaged, IMO.


I would try running the chkdsk /r command.


After that completes its work, I would defrag the Windows partition.



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