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    Lost Slide show and Video use (XP-sp2)

    After a virus attack, I lost the use of the slide show and the video player. I can click "Play" and get the video to run, but the picture slide show is just gone. I looked in the Control Panel, and each thing
    is shown as "working properly". I explored the XP disc to see if I could repair these things, but that didn't work out.
    Unfortunately, to get rid of the trojan horse, I was instructed to shut off the system restore, so that option is gone for now.
    Can you safely reinstall XP over itself ? What other options do I have?
    I'm trying to resist "wiping and reloading" if I can, but I know someone that does this for money if that's the only choice.
    Obviously, I'm open to suggestions, but please keep them simple........thanks for all the past help.

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    Re: Lost Slide show and Video use (XP-sp2)

    Ray,
    You can do a REPAIR reinstall of the OS which will not affect your apps but will reinstall all of the needed XP files.

    For the steps involved, go to" HOW TO
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    Re: Lost Slide show and Video use (XP-sp2)

    Do you mean the slide show wizard power toy? If so, just uninstall and reinstall.

    Joe

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    Re: Lost Slide show and Video use (XP-sp2)

    I don't know about a wizard for slide show and video play - I had whatever comes with XP when it's new.
    I've tried to "search" on each of these, but got nothing.
    Is there something else I need to know?

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    Re: Lost Slide show and Video use (XP-sp2)

    Thanks a lot - I'll try the Repair Install and see if I can make it work. I really appreaciate the reply.

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