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April 17, 2011, 05:07:45 AM
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I did the Windows update, and when I restarted the computer, my desktop background wouldn't display and Bitcoin wouldn't start. I did a system restore to before I did the updates, and now I still can't get Bitcoin to work (but my desktop is back to normal). Here is a picture of the errors in succession (top to bottom):
 

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April 18, 2011, 01:09:53 AM
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I just tried again today, and I'm getting a different error: Error loading blkindex.dat.

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April 18, 2011, 02:11:42 AM
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See if deleting everything in the data directory other than wallet.dat helps.

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April 18, 2011, 03:32:46 AM
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See if deleting everything in the data directory other than wallet.dat helps.

Are you a wizard? That worked perfectly.

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