Re: Internet Radio Station Aftermath
I ask because I found myself in a similar situation a few months ago
following the automatic Update to Service Pack 1. My machine developed
hiccoughs and, finding no apparent reason for it, I restored to the
pre-Update point. However, the hiccoughs persisted, and I subsequently
found and corrected the cause of the problem.
BUT all attempts to download SP1 from the Microsoft site failed - presumably
because the Updates listed on my machine continued to show that SP1 had been
"brikendor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I am an MP3 virgin but I foresee that I will need to use it. I found that
> a particular internet radio station was very efficient at interrogating
> the databases of Amazon (et alia), thus saving time and frustration.
> Foolishly (having already discovered that the website link could not be
> copied and pasted in my browser) I downloaded the station software without
> first setting a restore point. Shortly afterwards I decided to dispense
> with it. Windows couldn't uninstall it for the stated reason that the
> program was running - spyware maybe?
> Fortuitously Windows Update had automatically set a restore point a few
> hours earlier, and I used this to obviate the offending software. I am
> now left with the loose end of reinstalling the bypassed Windows Updates
> and I'm unsure how to proceed. If someone would be kind enough to advise
> me, I'll promise not to be so hasty in future