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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by S Celli, Sep 18, 2003.

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  1. S Celli

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    2 months oldPC=HP a230n XP
    Computer got sluggish Tried to get rid of temp. Internet files process stopped at 3 green bars{ 20% } Had to shut down When it came back up it left a message" SW Flash.ocx file is missing and is needed for normal operation. Please reinstall this product from CD . I don't have a CD I have a recovery disk Thats like starting all over. Is there another way? I'm new at this Thanks for your time S Celli
     
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    I`ll try it thank you Mutch
     
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    A lot faster but still stalling intempary disk cleanup I can live with it Thanks S Celli
     
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    Try getting rid of temp files in safe mode......
     
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    Im sure Im posting in the wrong place but I need to know how to remove temp. internet files. not in safemode not in system tools there must be another way I could try in safe mode but how do I get out of safe mode once Im in it
     
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    Start button, shutdown, restart.
     
  9. S Celli

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    safe mode din`t do it I called HP they had me go to internet options deliete`d all cookies all temp files, Went to systems tools, Disk cleanup screen came up stoped at 4 green bars
    computer become`s slugish for about 5-10 min. I was disconnected from HP Had trouble understanding the acent of the women.I hope she was`nt mad So I found I can work around the problem but disk cleanup doesnot work.I that all I can do?
     
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    I had a problem awhile back with deleting temp files, turned out it was because I had norton protection running on the recycle bin.
    Don't know if this applies in your case, but if so trying turning off norton protection for your recycle bin.
     
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