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Offline Barra

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empty windows
« on: November 05, 2002, 20:23 »
If I click on control panel, window open and it shows at bottom the numbers of objects but nothing is showing. The same if i click on my computer, window opens fine, but if I click on "c", I get an empty window again. Drive "d" is not a problem. I'm running ME. This happened after installing norton 2003, then deletingit again as it was only a beta version and couldn't update viruses.

I have also used second chance to go back to this morning bootup, but this didn't work:(

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Re:empty windows
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2002, 23:02 »
Barra, just a thought, are you using TweakUI, you could check the settings on there and see if anything shows up, ie is the drive hidden - a long shot

Have you tried repairing IE, I've done that when I've had problems with Explorer and its cured them

on Win98 its in: Start | Programs | Accessories | System Tools | System Info  click the Tools tab and you'll find Repair Explorer
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2002, 23:07 »
there maybe some problems finding some the icons.  If you go to Control Panel > Folder Options > File types and have a browse, u might find your problem.

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Maybe bats idea will fix it first tho :)
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2002, 23:24 »
Barra is using ME guys if that helps at all  :-*

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Re:empty windows
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2002, 23:30 »
Tried Bats idea but only got a blank help and support page, and corky, theres nothing to click on in control panel as shown above so that rules that out I'm afraid
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2002, 23:31 »
Barra is using ME guys if that helps at all  :-*


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Re:empty windows
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2002, 23:32 »

Barra is using ME guys if that helps at all  :-*


What's he using YOU for Sandra?   :o :o ;D

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Re:empty windows
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2002, 23:45 »
You'll be in trouble for that one Barra ;)
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2002, 23:46 »
As well as stuff you dont want to know Simon  :o

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Re:empty windows
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2002, 23:52 »
Barra, have you tried reinstalling IE?
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2002, 00:01 »

Tried Bats idea but only got a blank help and support page, and corky, theres nothing to click on in control panel as shown above so that rules that out I'm afraid


You can get there through Tools > Folder Options   Screen shot below :)

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Re:empty windows
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2002, 00:19 »


Tried Bats idea but only got a blank help and support page, and corky, theres nothing to click on in control panel as shown above so that rules that out I'm afraid


You can get there through Tools > Folder Options   Screen shot below :)



No I can't! even with start, settings control panel etc. The end result is an empty window.
Bat, reinstalling windows is a LAST resort. I put in more windows than an "Everest" worker
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2002, 00:25 »
Sorry Barra, I meant try installing Internet Explorer 6 again, from a cover disc or somewhere
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2002, 00:27 »
I'm running 5.5 at the moment. I tried it off cd but it wouldn't as files on pc were more up to date. I don't want to go down the ie6 route as I've never liked it
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Re:empty windows
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2002, 00:48 »
Barra, if you are running win Me can you not do system restore, that would bring your control panel back.  :)
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