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I have accidently edleted some operation files. This mean that when I boot the computer Windows 98 appears to start. All teh icons appear on the screne. However Whan I click on any of them, (including the start button) nothing happens.

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    Thanks everyone for the fast response. Now back to the other computer try it.
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It sounds as if you have delted some system critical registry files.
In order to correct this, you can enter safe mode and roll your registry files back to a previous date.

Start your computer, press and hold CTRL, and then choose Safe Mode Command Prompt Only from the Windows 98 Startup menu. If you are running Windows Me, start your computer with the startup disk.
At the MS-DOS prompt, type cd\windows\command, and then press ENTER. Where windows is the name of the folder in which Windows is installed.
At the C: prompt, type scanreg /restore, and then press ENTER.
Select the previous registry you want to restore, and then press ENTER.NOTE: A properly working registry has the word "Started" next to the date.
When you receive notification that you restored a properly working registry, press ENTER to restart your computer.

Assuming that you have a previous version to roll back to, that should Fix Ya!

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TRY YOUR SYSTEM RESTORE TO AN EARLIER DATE PREFERABLY THE DAY BEFORE U MADE THE ALTERATION, IF ALL ELSE FAILS U HAVE TO REINSTALL WINDOWS

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You will have to reinstall Windows 98 to fix the problem.

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