Re: Lots of services disappeared



PierreL
07-09-2005, 11:21 PM
Thanks Rock, done just that and it worked.
Pierre

"Rock" wrote:

> PierreL wrote:
>
> > Hi Rock,
> > would you believe it "accessories" also disappeared.
> > Is there a way to run restore under "run"?
> > Thks,
> > Pierre
> >
> > "Rock" wrote:
> >
> >
> >>PierreL wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>After lending my PC to a visiting friend (more Mac than PC I am afraid) to
> >>>read his email lots of "service" things disappeared:
> >>>first "favorites" but also the "quick launch taskbar" also the Windows
> >>>Explorer is not longer listed in "programs" although, thanks G. I still have
> >>>access to "search". "Outlook Express" also disappeared from the start menu. I
> >>>can no longer "send to" , say "windows Explorer" to the Dektop, since only
> >>>hard disk appear now listed.
> >>>And under "document and settings" my account Name is no longer visible.
> >>>Still exists though since this is where Word Templates are located and it is
> >>>still accessible through Word.
> >>>Where is the magic wand to get all this restored?
> >>>Thanks,
> >>>Pierre
> >>
> >>Try a system restore to before your friend used the computer. Go to
> >>Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | System Restore.
> >>Choose a date right before the problems started.
> >>
> >>I don't know if it will reset all the problems, or which ones it will
> >>help with.
> >>
> >>--
> >>Rock
> >>MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
> >>
> >>
>
> Sytem restore can be run from a cmd line. Click on Start, then run.
> Type in (or copy and paste): c:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe
>
> Adjust the path as needed for your system.
>
> --
> Rock
> MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
>
>

Rock
07-09-2005, 11:23 PM
PierreL wrote:

> Thanks Rock, done just that and it worked.
> Pierre
>
> "Rock" wrote:
>
>
>>PierreL wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi Rock,
>>>would you believe it "accessories" also disappeared.
>>>Is there a way to run restore under "run"?
>>>Thks,
>>>Pierre
>>>
>>>"Rock" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>PierreL wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>After lending my PC to a visiting friend (more Mac than PC I am afraid) to
>>>>>read his email lots of "service" things disappeared:
>>>>>first "favorites" but also the "quick launch taskbar" also the Windows
>>>>>Explorer is not longer listed in "programs" although, thanks G. I still have
>>>>>access to "search". "Outlook Express" also disappeared from the start menu. I
>>>>>can no longer "send to" , say "windows Explorer" to the Dektop, since only
>>>>>hard disk appear now listed.
>>>>>And under "document and settings" my account Name is no longer visible.
>>>>>Still exists though since this is where Word Templates are located and it is
>>>>>still accessible through Word.
>>>>>Where is the magic wand to get all this restored?
>>>>>Thanks,
>>>>>Pierre
>>>>
>>>>Try a system restore to before your friend used the computer. Go to
>>>>Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | System Restore.
>>>>Choose a date right before the problems started.
>>>>
>>>>I don't know if it will reset all the problems, or which ones it will
>>>>help with.
>>>>
>>>>--
>>>>Rock
>>>>MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>Sytem restore can be run from a cmd line. Click on Start, then run.
>>Type in (or copy and paste): c:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe
>>
>>Adjust the path as needed for your system.
>>
>>--
>>Rock
>>MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
>>
>>

Great, glad it worked for you and thanks for posting back.

--
Rock
MS MVP Windows - Shell/User


Re: Lots of services disappeared