i'm having a compaq laptop(old) (confg:256mb ram 40gb hdd n pentium4 processsor) but everthing was fine whensuddenly i was facing few problems
i. my optical drive ain't working.
ii. when i boot every startup programs opens in notepad on startup
iii. when i double click any program it opens in notepad
iv. gpedit n registry is disabled
v. to start progs with admin right i've to give password which i don't know(cause there's no password)
vi. i have to open any progs by right click<run as< then unselect protect my system...<ok
i have tried antivirus it shows some memory virus i've corrected many things in safe mode enabled registry n gpedit but when i reboot again in normal mode problem exists my motherboard doesn't support usb boot but i tried n whenever i click install xp it opens in notepad , no other options since right click won't work there if u cn help me then plz