Cannot download or install any programs on XP SP2

By loveamoose
May 12, 2008
  1. Hello....This is my first post to this forum.I hope someone can help me. When I got back from vacation my internet security had lapsed. I decided to try another software. So I uninstalled all security & even used the software "remove" download. When I tried downloading another manufacturer's software I kept getting all kind of different errors. So I disabled my firewall & tried again. I now can download (sometimes)but can't install any programs...error msg says "files missing or corrupt"....this happens on any type of installation.

    My computer is : OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Name MOMDELLXP
    System Manufacturer Dell Computer Corporation
    System Model Dimension 4600
    System Type X86-based PC
    Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~2394 Mhz
    BIOS Version/Date Dell Computer Corporation A02, 5/7/2003
    SMBIOS Version 2.3
    Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
    System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
    Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
    Locale United States
    Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
    User Name DELLXP
    Time Zone Alaskan Daylight Time
    Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    Available Physical Memory 120.49 MB
    Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    Page File Space 1.22 GB
    Page File C:\pagefile.sys

    I can attach my HijackThis Log if someone needs it (I ran it just before posting this)
    Thanks in advance for your help
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