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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by waestrey, Aug 12, 2008.

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  1. waestrey

    waestrey Thread Starter

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    i used a replacer from windows to change my theme but something went wrong. i have NO theme at all. i cant do ANYTHING i got no task bar cant open programs. all i have is command prompt a ALT CTRL DLT. plkease help me. is there anyway i can save my comp. all my work and info for my job is on it. i can go without the info but i NEED the computer working.
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Press CNTL ALT DEL . . click on New task . . type explorer.exe

    That should bring up your desktop . . then do a system restore to a date prior to installing the nonsense
     
  3. waestrey

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    say i need to reinstall a few thing
    EX: uxtheme.dll
    i have NO them meaning NO start bar no desktop properties NOTHING except my desktop back ground PLEASE help
     
  4. waestrey

    waestrey Thread Starter

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    i cant open anything saying i have no theme
     
  5. waestrey

    waestrey Thread Starter

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    is there a way i put put windows on a cd from my 2nd computer? and reinstal windows on my main?
     
  6. Elvandil

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    No.

    Can you start explorer.exe by the method mentioned by simpswr?
     
  7. Old Rich

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    NOt sure what you tried, but if the proceedure in my post did not work, do this.

    Turn off the pc ( not restart ) . . then press the power button and tap the F8 Key continuously at the rate of about twice per second.

    When you get the Safe Mode Menu select the option Last Known Good Configuration, . . follow the on-screen prompts.

    Edit: Opps . . I dallied . .
     
  8. waestrey

    waestrey Thread Starter

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    nope F8 doesnt do anything for me. i can DEL to enter bios but thats bout it.
    i got to the screen where its same mode normal and last good settings.
    im still getting the error saying i eneed to reinstall uxtheme.dll but i cant cause i can t do anything without a base theme
     
  9. waestrey

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    omg u guys are blessings. combined with everything u guys told my i learned i can do. copy file on 1 comp goto other alt ctrl dlt browse and paste the file!! im so happy ty guys!!
     
  10. Old Rich

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    Well done!!
     
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