Question about Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
On xp, my task bar at botton left is not visible and when all is wel in task bar properties. when xp boots it says gdiplus.dll files missing.
iam unable to download and update as when i say download the window comes and vanish very fast .
can some one quickly help me
You should have a sticker on your PC that states your product key. These product keys may not match the CD you have for Windows.
That's Okay though. You can go to install Windows in the usual manner and when you get to the point where the software states "A Windows Installation Already Exists" you will see a choice to do a Repair. Choose the repair option and you'll be fine.
If you have already done a full install and reached the point where the key is rejected, you should see an 800 number to telephone. Go ahead and phone them. Tell them the truth and they will give you what is called a "B" Key, b as in backup. I've had to do this for HP, IBM, Gateway and Dell owners who've lost or didn't have a CD. Microsoft gets this problem ALL THE TIME. So don't hesitate to call them.
If, however, you haven't done anything at all you can use the System File Checker and have this CD in your CD Drive. System File Checker looks for missing and invalid files and replaces them, using the CDROM as the source. The SFC doesn't care if you own the CD or not. But, if you get an error message about the CD being wrong, you are infected with a root kit virus. Nothing short of a DoD disk wipe and reinstall will help you.
You'll need to telephone (800) 426-9400; M-F, 6 AM - 5:30 PM Pacific time
And let them help you out.
Posted on Aug 02, 2008
Have it worked a while ago? trie do a system recovery in the control panel and choose a date when it was working.
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
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