system tools not working xp home

  elgar 22:19 30 Jan 03
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Running XP home - system tools - defrag disk cleanup search etc not working

when I try to search for files I get message that a file is missing and that I need to run setup of course I can't beacuase I don'yt have a setup CD!

Disk cleanup and defrag hang when I try to run them

Anyone heard of this or know the answer

Thanks

  spikeychris 22:33 30 Jan 03

click start/search and search for winxp*.cab.

What have you got?

Chris

  spikeychris 22:35 30 Jan 03

If your pasting winxp*.cab then ignore the full-stop from above

  elgar 22:39 30 Jan 03

that's the problem, I cant use start/search as I get this error

  spikeychris 22:41 30 Jan 03

Sorry ;o)

Type this into run C:\windows\options\cabs

What happens?

  spikeychris 23:21 30 Jan 03

to reply..Mr Jack Daniels is shouting Very load..

  elgar 21:47 31 Jan 03

tried c/wndows options/cabs got a message

file not found

have a JD for me

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