Quote: Originally Posted by zafod37
On a hunch I checked an old external drive and low and behold there was a back up I made using acronis just after I finished building the PC. Whilst it is a solution I will use it as a last resort as I have a lot of files and docs I don't want to loose if I can help it.
Anyway I'll be off now (probably late) but will let you know how i get on when i get back on Tuesday.
You will not lose any files or documents using the repair install option I linked to in my previous post.
That is why its called the semi-nuclear option, the nuclear option would be to perform a clean install.