'my computer ' problem

  ole1999 17:56 05 Jan 06
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Hi guys

I have a problem trying to get into 'my computer', if i click on the short cut on my desk top or even from the start menu, it just wont open and says 'not responding'

It opens up the window, but it just appears blank and then just will not respond.

Any help appreciated

  rawprawn 18:00 05 Jan 06

What OS?, if it's XP try a system file check.
Start/Run/ type sfc /scannow. You will need your XP Disc

  ole1999 18:09 05 Jan 06

hi there, it is xp yes, i dont have a disc though

  csqwared 18:11 05 Jan 06

Has it always been like that? If not, and you are running XP, have you tried a system restore? If you're running Win98/Win98SE you could try booting in MS-DOS mode, at the prompt type scanreg/restore and then go back to the last known "good" boot.

  ole1999 18:13 05 Jan 06

its just happened tonight for some reason, i will try a restore and see what happens.

Cheers

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:17 05 Jan 06

You may have a folder on your drive \i386 (could e under c:\ or c:\windows) you can point the system file checker to this folder.

sfc /scannow problems
click here

  ole1999 18:20 05 Jan 06

sorted with a restore guys, i have kept the scannow link, thanks guys, much appreciated

  csqwared 18:22 05 Jan 06

Does the post now deserve a little green tick? ;-)

  csqwared 18:23 05 Jan 06

ooops!!

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