In an attempt to remove a virus from my computer I delected "cache 2" from my registry (I had cache & cache 2). Now I find that I can't access certain drivers and my computer has practically come to a halt.
I think I probably have brought this on myself by acting stupidly (ie. no idea what I was doing but following something I saw on a website to get rid of the virus). My system restore doesn't work (tried that), is there anything else I can do to restore my computer to its former self.
I'm assuming that this has come about when I deleted the cache?
I am assuming you didn't make a backup of the registry before making the changes. Live and learn.
I don't have any "cache 2" entries in my registry that would affect anything. Were they actual files or just an entry?
I don't know the answer to that but since deleting it my computer doesn't now recognise my camera (even though I get the pinging noise when I connect it). I've tried to restore to a former point but for some reason it won't let me.
I wondered if its worth trying to do a windows recovery? I haven't got the full CD (only recovery disks) as my computer came with windows already installed.