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A-square Disaster


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#1 4haydee

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 06:24 PM

Hi


My computer suffered a disaster after downloading a-square.
My files and everything disapeared from my computer and I
had a blue screen.
My son took my computer to his home and did something to it
and brought it back with the desktop icons back but then I had to
reinstall Windows.
I found out the add/remove programs page was in blank. Most of my
files my son manage to bring the icons back were empty or couldn't be open because
they were not found, Some of them I tried to delete said to go to the
add/remove page which it is empty .
Where those files ( the ones that says to delete them from the add/remove page) are?
I ran "secunia" and it gave me four insecure installations that needed to be updated
since they are exposing the system to security threats.
I updated them but then I can't delete the old versions since the add/remove page
is empty from all the old installations.
Where can I find those files to delete them?
Thanks for your attention.

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Posted 16 July 2007 - 12:32 AM

What were the insecure installations that you updated? If you updated some programs then you probably don't need to delete the old versions as this would have been taken care of during the update.
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Posted 16 July 2007 - 06:00 AM

Sounds like there's a bit of corruption in the OS - I'd suggest trying a repair install of XP to make things right again: http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
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