Notebook had files missing and was running extrememly slow. Rebuilt HD using recovery disks for it. Unit seems to be running OK but is still missing files, such as lsass.exe, msdtc.exe, locater.exe, etc.
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January 21, 2011 8:34:52 PM
if a friend has a computer with the same version of Windows you should be able to copy the missing files across using a memory stick, for example.