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What does *Repair* do in XP?

Discussion in 'Software' started by fiver22, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. fiver22

    fiver22 Sergeant

    I understand that you don't loose data -but what exactly *does* it do? -will it restart Services that I had stopped? -Will it Move folders back to their original locations?
    Any info would be appreciated.
  2. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    Replaces system files with their default versions. Same with built in XP apps.
    Reenumerates hardware devices and returns drivers to their default levels, which can include uninstalled.
    Removed XP hotfixes and system restore points.

    Thats about it.

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