ME startup problems after file removal

  fire 21:39 24 Mar 04
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i have removed a file with add/remove which was causing me problems ie porn toolbars etc the file was something like 'hp share to web'after removing it i get the message 'please wait while set up updates config files may take a few minutes' and i cant do anything else even turning off just brings me back to this screen.........any help pleeeeese

  GaT7 22:18 24 Mar 04

Try restoring your Registry. If you need to know how to do this - click here;en-us;221512&Product=winme

  GaT7 22:19 24 Mar 04

support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;221512&Product=winme (copy & paste into your browser)

  Giggle n' Bits 22:23 24 Mar 04

go to Start, the Run box and type in

scanreg /restore

Then hit the ok button, you will be prompted to revert back to a registry file. Choose one when things were working fine and that should solve your problems.

  GaT7 22:24 24 Mar 04

After restoring your Registry you may have to remove remnants of the scum again. Be careful what you delete this time - whatever method you used the first time may render your PC unuseable yet again.

  GaT7 22:28 24 Mar 04

If you cannot even get into Windows then my link will help as you do it from a MS-dos prompt. Otherwise you can use Nite~Star's method.

  Giggle n' Bits 22:30 24 Mar 04

didn't know he was unable to get into ME.

  gudgulf 22:36 24 Mar 04

If you use a Hewlett Packard printer then the share to web folder you mention is installed as part of the software package that comes with the printer.The best way to deal with this is to download TweakUI from click here

You can use this to stop the share to web folder cluttering up your desktop.

As for porn toolbars and other nuisances

click here Adaware

click here Spyboy Search and Destroy


click here SpywareBlaster


Update and run these to sort those out.


To get back into windows ,try booting into safe mode by tapping f8 as the pc boots . If you can, run system restore from there.

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