ActiveX problem

  kevin300160 10:47 03 Jan 05

I have a serious computer crashed & when I restarted it,I had lost half my desktop icons & also cannot start Internet connection although Telewest say it is connected their end. My virus protection is up to date. When u click on start button nothing happens!! If u D/click My Computer, it opens saying " Your current Security Settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page.As a result, the page may not display correctly". This happens on anything you click on. I cannot open anything!! Does anyone know what has happened. I havnt lost anything on my Hard drive because it shows its there but ActiveX wont allow me to open anything. I am using my Bruvs comp to write this so it may be a few days before I can reply..Thanks. My computer is Windows ME.

  Irishman 11:20 03 Jan 05

Doesn't ME have System Restore? If so have you tried going back to a restore point?

  Thomo1 12:01 03 Jan 05

no im sure ME does not have system restore but im pretty sure it has a "2nd chance" option.

My system used to run off ME but i converted to XP but i can dig out the old ME manuel and confirm.


  Graham ® 12:20 03 Jan 05

ME System Restore click here

  Graham ® 12:23 03 Jan 05

If you don't have a bootdisk, download from click here to the desktop. Put a floppy in and double click the download.

  kevin300160 21:50 03 Jan 05

cheers graham,unfortunately it gets me as far as the system restore but then nothing happens, it just freezes. Back to the drawing board I suppose.

  curlylad 21:59 03 Jan 05

Try this free trial software to repair ActiveX , registry problems etc etc click here Hope this helps !

  kevin300160 23:57 04 Jan 05

Thanks for all your help, tried to what you both said and problem is resolved...Thankyou all very much for your help my computer is saved...Cheers

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