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    Default How To Redownload Windows Accesories?

    Hey, yesterday I was running system cleaner, and I think I might of have erased the windows Accessories and Programs.

    You know, Windows Media Player, the Calculator, pinball, etc, how do I get this back?

    I noticed it was erased when I chose calculator from the start menu and it said it doesn't exist on my computer, then I realized, I may have deleted it from one of the System Cleaners Option

    So how do I get it back?

    Thanks In Advance!

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    Go to Start > Control Panel > Add/remove programs > on the left hand side click Add/Remove Window Components and follow instructions, you'll need your XP cd for this. Have you tried a System Restore to a time before you did the cleanup ... you just can't get rid of WMP as it's an integral part of Windows.

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    Thanks for the help,

    Nah, I never deleted WMP, I thought I did, I was watching movies earlier today on it lol!

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    Okay, even though I do that, Calculator still won't work. It doesn't display in the accessories folder, just in the start menu and I just get an error message saying it doesn't exist when I click it from the start menu.

    Also, I don't have things like sound recorder and what not so I don't think that works, I tried it twice, and restarted my computer after, like it told me to.

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    Go to Start > Run > type in calc.exe > OK ... does the calculator appear. Try the same with sndrec32.exe ... if they both show up, the next step is to go to C:\ Windows\System32 and look for calc or calc.exe , right click it and copy ... goto C:\Documents and Settings\ your user name or all users > Start Menu > Programs > Accessories > now right click and paste. Do the same with sndrec32.exe. Keep us posted.

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    I typed both those terms in run, got an error message :?

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    Go to Run and type in sfc /scannow (note the space between the c and /) > OK. You may need your XP CD for this. It should repair any damaged Windows files.

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    Okay, the scan ran (didn't have to put in Windows XP disk in)

    and then when it just completed, it ended, and calculator still won't open

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    Apart from doing either a Repair or freash reinstall of XP I can't think of anything else. Stay tuned for other's input on this before reinstalling though.

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    Ok, could you please reply back, make a list of everything that is missing and I can tell you how to get it back. Just make sure you list everything, don't say "pinball, calc, etc..". That etcetera won't help .

    Partieā„¢

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