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My PC has really been playing up recently... well ever since I dloaded the upgrade to MSN Messenger on the 18-12-03. It was being really sluggish on startup and then not loading all of the task bar components(ATI, nForce, Local Area Connection.), while also restarting itself randomly during gameplay. During the HDD check that always checks disk consistently after a forced shutdown I noticed a problem... below is taken from event viewer:
Event Type: Information
Event Source: Winlogon
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1001
Checking file system on D:
The type of the file system is FAT32.
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You
may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended
that you continue.
Windows will now check the disk.
Volume Serial Number is 1B56-11E3
\Documents and Settings\*******\Application Data\Microsoft\Credentials\S-1-5-21-2826650621-2703092349-2299825339-1005\Credentials first allocation unit is not valid. The entry will be truncated.
\Documents and Settings\*****\Local Settings\Temp\~e5d141.tmp first allocation unit is not valid. The entry will be truncated.
\WINDOWS\Tasks\SA.DAT first allocation unit is not valid. The entry will be truncated.
Convert lost chains to files (Y/N)? Yes
64 KB in 2 recovered files.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.
111319264 KB total disk space.
1601344 KB in 463 hidden files.
54016 KB in 1664 folders.
4613536 KB in 34298 files.
105050336 KB are available.
32768 bytes in each allocation unit.
3478727 total allocation units on disk.
3282823 allocation units available on disk.
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It seemed that the problem lay with the Messener uninstall file located in the above file extension. So I uninstalled MSN Messenger 6.0 and the uninstall file and everything seems to be running fine. Has anyone else found this problem? I know of a few others who say their PCs have been playing up since they dloaded the most recent MSN Messenger update, but I wanted a few more opinions.
I meant 6.1 etc etc... either way I mean the most recent version and update :) My bad.
No problems over here in Derbyshire. Sorry
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