i uninstalled kis6. to try zass7. uninstallation of kis6 went ok. zass7 also installed/updated ok. there was the folder kis lying which had some files still remaining to be deleted, which i was unable to delete even after a reboot. so i used unlocker. there were somethings locking it still (didnt bother to see what really) i said unlock all/delete. the file/s deleted. i rebooted. accidentally i think i deleted something imp like maybe also an activex !? now when i click system restore, i get a blank white window when i click search, i get the doggy on the blue only. when i visit rediffmailbeta i cant even any mail (though in the old rediffmail i can stl c it). same is the case with hotmail inbox. i cant even use the block/itallics/etc options while posting this thread. i even used acronis to go back to and old image ! but the problem persisted. so i inserted my xp xd and did the sfc /scannow. tried to c the repair (R) option but ? cudnt find it. did i miss something somewhere !? so i tried the update xp option, but not sucsfuly as this one was a difrnt cd. i think i need to repair my explorer.exe and ie. i hope someone can throw some light and help me. reinstallation, ofcourse, remains the last option !