If you are missing files of a
Windows component, then you can run the System File Checker. Windows File
Protection only monitors and maintains XP system components. If it is a 3rd
party application, you may need to reinstall that application to restore the
To run Windows System File
Go to Start>> Run, type
in: sfc /scannow [Enter]
Windows may require you to
insert your XP CD.
You can also use System
Restore to recover your system back to date before the files were missing. To
activate System Restore:
Go to Start>> All
Programs>> Accessories>> System Tools>> System Restore.