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Add/Remove Programs Freeze

Discussion in 'Software' started by lostkiwi, Jun 28, 2004.

  1. lostkiwi

    lostkiwi MajorGeek

    Good morning all,
    I kind of added the beginning of this on the Internet Explorer refresh thread, This is what happens: Start>settings>cp>add/remove programs, page loads and freezes, need to reboot. Intermittent but more often than not. Do you think I should try getting into it in Safe Mode or maybe do a repair with the W2k pro discs? Doesn't matter how I get into Contro Panel, the same thing usually happens. If you need more specs from me, I'll find them, desk is a mess, sorry.
    As usual thanks in advance.
  2. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    Not well up on 2k issues apart from the small bit I see of it in work, but this could help


    dis you update IE around the time this started happening? just curious as what I have read is that updating to IE6 can cause this to happen on w2k and reinstalling IE can fix the problem.
  3. lostkiwi

    lostkiwi MajorGeek

    Thanks halo,
    I don't remember, if I did or not but can certainly try reinstalling IE6 first. I don't use IE as a browser anymore because it freezes constantly. Should I just use the copy I have to reinstall or download a new copy?
    Thanks :)
  4. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    both ways will be ok BUT I personally would download a new file as who knows yours could have been corrupt in the first place!
  5. lostkiwi

    lostkiwi MajorGeek

    You could be right about that! Thanks, Halo, I'll let you know how it works :)

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