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MS-Paint missing

Posted on 2004-10-01
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Hi all,
Today i wanted to use Print Screen for something, but i found out that when i went to start--programs--accessories - there was no paint there. i just used it yesterday! i searched my Windows dir, searched through start--search - not found the paint. i tried reinstalling it through the add-remove in the control panel, but it asks me for the XP CD, and i don't have it - it's my school's - and i'm on vacation! is there any way to download\get ms-paint again?
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maybe you can ask a friend over MSN or ICQ or something to send you the paint.exe file (make sure the friend also has XP installerd)
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by:urzica
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Thanks, I will try it later (it's too early in the morning here now).
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When you searched did you type mspaint.exe
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by:urzica
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no, i typed mspaint, but i just now searched what you wrote and i found these three:
mspaint (help file)
mspaint (another help file)
mspaint.exe.mui

not the executable itself
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by:tosh9iii
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If you put your email address in your profile, we could send it to you.
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by:php-webdesign
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maybe also smart to scan your PC for virusses

if you haven't got a virus scanner:

http://housecall.antivirus.com
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How big is mspaint.exe.mui (how many kilobytes)

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by:urzica
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No virus, checked with my panda. no spyware either.
the mui is 88 kb.

i checked in my Edit section, and my email is there:
pc.crumbs@gmail.com
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what if you rename the .exe.mui to just .exe and try running it?
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tosh9iii earned 110 total points
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I'm sending it to you now.
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by:urzica
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the mui is my hebrew support, it's the language package in windows.. i dont wanna change it :\

thanks tosh9iii, i'll notify
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by:tosh9iii
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That's what I was thinking php-webdesign, but it seems the original mspaint.exe is 332 kb so 88 kb is too small.
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by:php-webdesign
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aah oke... haven't got XP running here. So can't verify the file size
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by:urzica
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Thank you very much tosh9iii, it works great, and in hebrew.
because i'm new here - to just press accept answer?
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by:tosh9iii
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actually I've never asked any questions only answered them, so I really don't know...
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by:urzica
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lol ok, just another question, to split points among all, or to give all of them to tosh?
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by:php-webdesign
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yeah just press accept answer :)
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by:php-webdesign
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you're the boss :)
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by:tosh9iii
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split the points.
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by:urzica
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Thank you both, i hope i split it fair (110 - 40)..
Again thank you very much
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thnx for the points mate :)
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