Im hoping someone can help me out, I'm running W98SE, and about a month ago, I had an error that said something like 'RPC invalid' whenever I tried to install something. So I google'd it, and a few other people have had the problem, I downloaded a patch from Micro$oft, and it fixed it for a while. Now Installer won't let me un-install anything at all, it asks for .MSI files of whatever I try to install, but these files don't exist.
Anyone got any advise??
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We formatted and re-installed windowns on the weekend, fixed all the little niggly problems that we had. Mostly spyware, adware and just general virus'... mind you we've already got a fair bit of spyware back.. probably came with XP Pro though!
Definately format, and then re-install... if that doesnt fix it, take to the computer with a hammer.
if that doesnt fix it, take to the computer with a hammer.
I had a hard drive fail on me a few months ago at work that contained valuable data (DivX movies) and I had 2 options: (a) get a new one under warranty or (b) smash the bejesus out of it.
I chose option (b).
I'd already had the computer open and the drive sitting on top while I was testing it to see if it would work. So, while the drive was doing it's clicketty-click sound (the sound every person dreads hearing) I grabbed the closest tool I could find (a screwdriver) and started whacking the drive (it was still on remember) with the chunky handle end. So it starts screeching as the heads get intimate with the platters and further bashing silences the recalcitrant biatch of a drive.
I did get weird looks from my colleagues but laughter ensued afterwards.
I then pulled the drive and tossed it in the bin.
A few days later I had 2 new drives in the computer and decided to mirror them.
Ah, fun times in IT...
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lol good stuff, i have lost my temper with hard drives here at work before and surprisingly enough a subtle bashing caused them to randomly work ROFL, but yeah i suggest a format and get a better OS than 98, its a P.O.S
"Hey, it compiles! Lets sell it" - What Microsoft probably says about all its products.
If what i'm saying isn't making any sense, im not drunk, im just like this all the time..............ok so maybe im drunk, but thats beside the point...
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