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Windows system error. Corrupt file Andrea msg:1571464 10:51 am on Sep 23, 2005 (gmt 0) Hi,
I keep getting this message come up on the computer. It says 'the file or directory \windows\system32\rlls.dll os corrupt and unreadable'.
Can someone please give assistance. I hope I don't need a new computer.
mack msg:1571465 11:01 am on Sep 23, 2005 (gmt 0)
I think the best think to do in this situation is back up your documents and carry out a system restore. You can do this esily with Windows XP.
start > programs > accesories > system tools > system restore
From there you will be able to do a system restore to a previous date. Choose a date that is close, but at a time when you knew your system was working ok.
Your system will do a restore then re-boot. This should solve your problem. If this does not solve your problem you can undo the system restore.
Let us know how you get on.
Andrea msg:1571466 12:01 am on Sep 27, 2005 (gmt 0)
The computer seems to be working better now.
bill msg:1571467 8:47 am on Sep 27, 2005 (gmt 0)
Was mack's advice the key to fixing things or did you have success with something else? Personally I thought his advice was the best first step to take in a situation like this. The next thing I probably would have suggested would be a repair install of Windows XP... Andrea msg:1571468 2:55 pm on Sep 27, 2005 (gmt 0)
Thank you for replying. I took Mack's advice and also used a virus cleaner. I hope it carries on working allright now.