XP looks like W98

  Newuser2 08:45 24 Jun 2007
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XP has lost its look. It looks more like W98.
I had to run the XP repair after XP screwed itself up last week. Everything else seems to be OK just the look on the folders etc is all clunky.

  p;3 08:49 24 Jun 2007

from what did you install the XP? and you do not say how the thing got messed up; what happened, what were you doing? and did you have system restore enabled?

also what av and other protection did /do you have on there?

  Newuser2 09:11 24 Jun 2007

From the OEM disc.
My previous post.
click here

  oldbeefer2 09:13 24 Jun 2007

May have reverted to 'classic look'? Start, Settings, Task bar and Start menu.

  p;3 09:22 24 Jun 2007

you therefore have two threads running on virtually identical matters;
I will dip out

  Newuser2 09:25 24 Jun 2007

oldbeefer2 Your are right it is the classic look, but so far I can't find a way to alter it.

  octal 09:29 24 Jun 2007

I have the same problem at work, this link is the reverse to what you want but it will give you an idea where to look click here

  Newuser2 09:34 24 Jun 2007

octal
The look in your link are exactly what I have.
I'll keep digging to see if we can get a fix.

  octal 09:42 24 Jun 2007

Ah right, that's where it should be, I don't run Windows at home so can't really help.

Going from memory there is another link in Control Centre, but I can't remember where, maybe someone else can for you.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:44 24 Jun 2007

Start - settings - Taskbar and startmenu - Start menu tab - click Start Menu radio button - click Apply - click ok

  Technotiger 09:46 24 Jun 2007

Right-click, Start>Properties make your choice.

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