Hi all, a recent computer freeze/crash forced me to re-install XP Pro, (repairing it from the CD didn't work) but now my shortcut to my dial-up account doesn't work (hence no internet access) and XP won't let me create a new one. Traced the problem to Remote Access Connection Manager not running. When it is forced to start (in Services), error pops up "Could not start the RACM service on local computer. Error 5: Access is denied". Remote Access Auto Connection Manager also has the same prob i.e. it isn't running and fails to start manually. Is this an administrator account problem or a registry problem? Please help, I don't fancy re-formatting (I thought I'd left all that behind with W98!)
Hi to Jazzypop and Temp003 - thanks ever so much guys (or gals!) Excellent pointers from both of you which will hopefully fix my prob. I haven't started yet but as soon as I do, I'll pop back in to let you all know. Once again, thanks very much.
Jazzypop and Temp003, you are flippin' brill! Popped round to me neighbours and borrowed his copy of SP 1 (couldn't find mine - buried under so much rubbish around my comp!) and what do you know - everything works - sweet as a nut! Thanks guys/gals, I'm extremely grateful for your help - Cheers!
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