My pc-when I click on search

  Femme 21:35 01 Jun 09

Flashlight appears when its takes forever to search and locks up
Im trying to click on my computer and it wont open
Thank you

  phono 22:28 01 Jun 09

"Im trying to click on my computer and it wont open"

Does the computer behave normally otherwise? Can you access the Internet, Windows updates and virus updates?

Have you installed any new software or hardware recently?

What version of Windows are you running?

Do you have updated anti virus and anti malware software installed?

  Sea Urchin 22:32 01 Jun 09

Try disabling the Windows Image Acquisition service.

More Information:

click here;EN-US;819017

  chub_tor 22:38 01 Jun 09

I couldn't get Sea Urchin's link to work, try this one click here

  Sea Urchin 22:57 01 Jun 09

.....but thanks chub-tor for the very satisfactory alternative. I usually check links as soon as I've posted, but the phone rang just as I was about to do so.

  Sea Urchin 23:19 01 Jun 09

Here is the link I meant to post (hopefully)

click here

  Femme 23:25 01 Jun 09

I cannot open the my pc link that opens my drives
C drive etc.
I have windows xp .
I tried malware antivirus ccleaner
The only thing I did prior was run a disk clean up and defrag
I want to get in and save my pictures as it appears I will have to wipe everything out

  phono 00:32 02 Jun 09

"The only thing I did prior was run a disk clean up and defrag"

Did you delete any registry entries? Have you tried/considered a restore to a point prior to your disk cleanup and defrag?

  Femme 00:41 02 Jun 09

I did not touch the registry and did a restore to no avail
Its just not there
thank you

  phono 00:47 02 Jun 09

Will the PC load and run okay in safe mode?

  Femme 01:10 02 Jun 09

Thank you but I cannot get it into safe mode either

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