Posted 17 January 2007 - 09:10 PM
If you did a true reinstall, your programs and data should be gone. Since you are missing important parts of your OS, perhaps you should try reinstalling again. http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sg_clean.asp
When you are done, install your security software beofre you go online. Get all the updates it wants to, then visit MS for more updates. After that, reinstall your programs.
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