computer comes up, normal login, as desktop comes up - error message box
"the parameter is incorrect"
"cannot start HP Connections: socket init failed"
goes to desktop slowly
hp has two partitions on the drive c:\ and d:\
c:\ should carry all operating system and programing
in My computer - c drive shows up as "access denied c:\ and I cannot get in to view or manipulate
d:\ is hp system recovery
d drive shows up as "hp recovery" i can get in no problem
CANNOT do system restore or recovery paging file has been moved over to the small recovery partition - 32 mb left machine doesnt seem to have the ability write to c:\
Control panel most icons get a Incorrect parameter error message
Basically customer is able to use office and other applications already there
Cannot add or uninstall programs
Cannot access administrator profile
cannot access computer management
can access user account -but won't allow management or changes
any ideas besides new computer or bullet???