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SENEN_NIEVES
12-09-2005, 13:57
I recentlydownloaded sysmatec firewall plus and scan virus thru comcast my internet provider, while i was scaning my harddrive it found alot of adware and spyware files, as i cleaned them and deleted them , i accidently deleted some files from internet explorer, and maybe some windows 2000 files, now when i try to get on the internet and and click the internet explorer icon i get and error message, can you help me.;g ;g ;g ;g ;g

tna55
12-09-2005, 14:17
You can check the recycle bin, it's possible they are still there. Kinda doubt it though. Also, if you are running ME or XP you can do a system restore to a restore point prior to the deletion.

AS45-70
12-09-2005, 17:39
Originally posted by tna55
Also, if you are running ME or XP you can do a system restore to a restore point prior to the deletion.

True but only if he created a restore point in the first place. If i am not mistaken windows doesnt do auto restore points, you need to manually do them. I usually do one ever two or three months. It has come in handy at least two times.

AS

Washington,D.C.
12-09-2005, 18:34
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows 2000

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1e1550cb-5e5d-48f5-b02b-20b602228de6&DisplayLang=en

cgwahl
12-09-2005, 19:19
Reinstalling IE should fix it. As far as Windows 2000 goes...hopefully you're ok. If you start getting a ton of crazy errors you may need to do a repair install of Windows 2000.