what does that little red cross mean?

  max69 11:20 03 Mar 03

i hope you will bare with me as i try to explain the problem.

i go onto alot of sporting websites that have little boxes containing breaking news or live text comentary which continually scrolls across the screen.
up until saturday i was able to read them without any problems but now all i get instead of script is a blank box with a little red cross in the top left hand corner.
have i unintentionally reset the computor to reject this type of text?
if so please can anyone tell me how to put things back as before.
i am using xp professional.
many thanks.

  Lozzy 11:23 03 Mar 03

Use System restore and Restore to an earlier point before the issue started..

  max69 11:26 03 Mar 03

thanks but tried with no joy.came up the same.

  powerless 11:30 03 Mar 03

Have your XP CD in the CD Drive...

Go to Start > RUN > Type:


Click "ok"

Let it do what it does...

Its possible that java or flash plugins have been damaged...

You could reinstall them if the above fails.

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