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And one more thing sir

Whenever I open Control Panel one of the Icons, I click it and it says that Windows/system32/rundll32 not found. So all of my applications there at my desktop searches for recommended programs. What should I do sir? Should I Format my PC?

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Formatting the pc would be a better option
it will fix all the issues in one go
do remember you save all your data before you so that
for formatting help you can log on to
www.windowsreinstall.com

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You experience one of the following symptoms on a Windows XP-based computer:

* The Volume icon is not displayed in the notification area at the far right of the taskbar.
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Method 1: Add the Volume icon

To add the Volume icon to the notification area of your computer, follow these steps:

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Prerequisites
This method requires you to have your Windows XP installation CD.

To extract a copy of the Sndvol32.exe file from the Windows XP CD and save it on your computer’s hard disk, follow these steps:

1. Insert the Windows XP CD into your computer's CD drive or DVD drive. Press and hold the SHIFT key as you insert the CD to prevent it from starting automatically.
2. Click Start, and then click Run.
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4. Type the drive letter of the CD drive or DVD drive, type a colon, and then press ENTER. For example, if your computer’s CD drive is drive E, type the following, and then press ENTER:
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