can't sign on in winxp

  Desperate-Dan 09:08 09 May 2008

I'm trying to sort my friends pc out, when i start the pc I get an error message uxtheme.dll was not found it saya someting like if I reinstall this it should be alright, when I click ok I get the sign on window, but when I click to sign on I get a screen saver, and thats it I don't have an option to do any thing, I have to shut the pc down with power button, can you please help

  Technotiger 09:19 09 May 2008

Whatever you are trying to do - have you tried it in Safe mode ... repeatedly pressing F8 during start-up.

  Gongoozler 09:20 09 May 2008

See if this helps click here

  Desperate-Dan 09:20 09 May 2008

forgot to add the os is winxp and when its closing down it say going in to hibernation

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:21 09 May 2008

click here

you should be able get into safe mode and replace the uxtheme.dll file.

  Desperate-Dan 11:57 09 May 2008

thanks for all the replies, I did a clean install of winxp,the computer is up and running every one is happy, and just earned a few beers

  Technotiger 16:59 09 May 2008

Grreat, thanks for your feedback.

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