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can't find notepad.exe

Discussion in 'Networking' started by qtrek, Apr 17, 2004.

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  1. qtrek

    qtrek Thread Starter

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    That's what my XP Dell tells me when I try to open mydesktop notes to myself (text docs)

    help!
    Q
     
  2. dai

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    if you have the xp cd run
    sfc /scannow
     
  3. qtrek

    qtrek Thread Starter

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    Machine came with many "restoration" CDs. All warn of use other than "Reinstall".
    A bad boy might not follow these directions,
    dell 2400 one month old....
    gives me pause...should I try it anyway
    Just pentagenarian caution I guess.

    thanx as always
    Q
     
  4. qtrek

    qtrek Thread Starter

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    PROBLEM SOLVED,
    I just used system restore from DELL icon on ISP header and the problem was corrected. Still I wonder if that "reinstall only" on disc, is smoke screen.
     
  5. dai

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    from what i have read some come with the full disk with a dell logo on it and some with a restore disk that wipes everything,that's why i said if you have the xp disk
     
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