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The windows "Help and Support" Service

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June 24, 2005 7:29:49 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Thanks! I did a lil more through browsing about the forums and found the
answer and those sites helped too. thanks


Wesley Vogel Wrote:
> Have a look here...
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> Read instructions at the top
> Scroll down to:
> 235. Restore Help and Support Service
>
> Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
> Click on the ? Icon to Expand
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/top10faqs.htm
>
> [?] Why doesn't Help and Support work?
>
> Fix Windows XP Help
> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/fixwinxphelp.ht...
>
> --
> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>
> Wes
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>
> In news:Tweak.1qwtpn@pcbanter.net,
> Tweak Tweak.1qwtpn@pcbanter.net hunted and pecked:-
> Hi. Well I'll just lay it down straight...This is the reason why I
> have
> Windows.
>
> Well here my prob. Some how my "Help and Support" service has not
> only
> been disabled but like uninstalled. It's not in the Services. I can't
> find it at all or find anything that my have cause it to either
> uninstall or maybe not install at all. It has worked before. I can't
> install the WDM drives for my GeForce, Can't help friends though MSN
> Messenger. And then on top of that for some reason the Advance tab on
> my Network Adapter window says that the
>
> "Windows cannot display the properties of this connection. The
> windows
> managment instrument (WMI) information might be corrupted. to correct
> this, use system restore to restor widnows to an earlier time."
>
> WTF? Well first off for some odd reason today the circut breaker to
> my
> room went off. My room and the Bathroom are on the same one and well
> my
> sister had just pluged in her stupid hair dryer...AHH. thats the
> seconds
> time that has happened. But that has worked before. I have never had
> windows corrupt something because of power failure. If that is true
> then this is a first time. Other wise i dont know. I have been doing
> a
> lot of file transfering because i had totaly whiped out my server
> hard
> drive (write 0's to the whole thing) and had to move most of it to my
> computer so I dont know. At this point once i get my server back up
> 100% and all files backed up I'm gonna reinstall windows anyway.
> Going
> to use the slipstream cd i made with SP2 built in.
>
> Well if anyone has anything to tell me to help please tell. If its
> some
> odd weird case or people just think im weird and don't want to
> reply...hey that ok too. but I would like some help if anyone has
> any.
>
>
> Computer spec if needed.
>
> P4 2.4GHZ 533MHZ bus
> 1 Gig DDR2100 (512 Megs x 2 + 1 64 Meg)
> 2 Maxtor 60 gigs
> 1 Seagate 80 gig (Main hard drive with a 10 gig partition just for
> windows)
> 1 Western Digital 40 gig
> Also just installed a new video card also
>
> First was a GeForce 4000 then took it back and got a PNY 5700VE AGP
> 8x.
>
>
> Thanks for any info that anyone gives me.
>
>
> --
> Tweak-


--
Tweak
Anonymous
June 25, 2005 1:08:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Glad you got it worked out. :-)

--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:Tweak.1r48dy@pcbanter.net,
Tweak <Tweak.1r48dy@pcbanter.net> hunted and pecked:
> Thanks! I did a lil more through browsing about the forums and found the
> answer and those sites helped too. thanks
>
>
> Wesley Vogel Wrote:
>> Have a look here...
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>>
>> Read instructions at the top
>> Scroll down to:
>> 235. Restore Help and Support Service
>>
>> Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
>> Click on the ? Icon to Expand
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/top10faqs.htm
>>
>> [?] Why doesn't Help and Support work?
>>
>> Fix Windows XP Help
>> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/fixwinxphelp.ht...
>>
>> --
>> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>>
>> Wes
>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>>
>> In news:Tweak.1qwtpn@pcbanter.net,
>> Tweak Tweak.1qwtpn@pcbanter.net hunted and pecked:-
>> Hi. Well I'll just lay it down straight...This is the reason why I
>> have
>> Windows.
>>
>> Well here my prob. Some how my "Help and Support" service has not
>> only
>> been disabled but like uninstalled. It's not in the Services. I can't
>> find it at all or find anything that my have cause it to either
>> uninstall or maybe not install at all. It has worked before. I can't
>> install the WDM drives for my GeForce, Can't help friends though MSN
>> Messenger. And then on top of that for some reason the Advance tab on
>> my Network Adapter window says that the
>>
>> "Windows cannot display the properties of this connection. The
>> windows
>> managment instrument (WMI) information might be corrupted. to correct
>> this, use system restore to restor widnows to an earlier time."
>>
>> WTF? Well first off for some odd reason today the circut breaker to
>> my
>> room went off. My room and the Bathroom are on the same one and well
>> my
>> sister had just pluged in her stupid hair dryer...AHH. thats the
>> seconds
>> time that has happened. But that has worked before. I have never had
>> windows corrupt something because of power failure. If that is true
>> then this is a first time. Other wise i dont know. I have been doing
>> a
>> lot of file transfering because i had totaly whiped out my server
>> hard
>> drive (write 0's to the whole thing) and had to move most of it to my
>> computer so I dont know. At this point once i get my server back up
>> 100% and all files backed up I'm gonna reinstall windows anyway.
>> Going
>> to use the slipstream cd i made with SP2 built in.
>>
>> Well if anyone has anything to tell me to help please tell. If its
>> some
>> odd weird case or people just think im weird and don't want to
>> reply...hey that ok too. but I would like some help if anyone has
>> any.
>>
>>
>> Computer spec if needed.
>>
>> P4 2.4GHZ 533MHZ bus
>> 1 Gig DDR2100 (512 Megs x 2 + 1 64 Meg)
>> 2 Maxtor 60 gigs
>> 1 Seagate 80 gig (Main hard drive with a 10 gig partition just for
>> windows)
>> 1 Western Digital 40 gig
>> Also just installed a new video card also
>>
>> First was a GeForce 4000 then took it back and got a PNY 5700VE AGP
>> 8x.
>>
>>
>> Thanks for any info that anyone gives me.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Tweak-
>
>
> --
> Tweak
!