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My pc says that I have a file missing and so search companion won't work. My PC came with XP already on it so I don't have a disc Help please????

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  • LTW5 Jul 11, 2008

    I have tried this thanks

  • LTW5 Jul 11, 2008

    I have tried this thanks



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Go to Start ==> All Programs ==> Accessories ==>System Tools ==> and click on System Restore and restore your computer to an earlier date before the problem started.

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