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Windows 7: How do I re-install things I've deleted from the Programs and Features

23 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home
How do I re-install things I've deleted from the Programs and Features

After completing a Toshibe laptop checkup, the Toshiba laptop program suggested I follow certain steps to help my laptop run faster. Among many other steps, they said to delete un-neccesary files in Programs and Feautures. I did, and I thought I didn't delete anything important, but now I can't connect to my wifi. I think it might be something I deleted. How do I re-install something from Programs and Features after it's been deleted?

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23 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 Pro

Hi and welcome to Seven Forum,
To recover the files that you have deleted, you can use this program Recuva to find them and then restore the files you need.
To restore your Wifi its best to use its original driver that came with the laptop to reinstall it, if you don't have the driver you need to search for it at Toshiba's homepage.

Tere is another option, where you can restore your Windows to an earlier time where it was functioning well (or before you deleted those files). You can easily follow this tutorial to walk you through it.
System Restore

But first see if the system restore has already been activated by using this tutorial.
System Restore - Enable or Disable
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23 May 2012   #3
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You may have uninstalled the Toshiba wireless utility. You do not need to reinstall it. Just click on the wireless icon in the bottom right system tray to connect to your network.

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