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Control panel gone???...help please

Q: Control panel gone???...help please

Hi..Today I had my control panel become unusable, whenever I clicked on anything...it says I basically lost my Admin on my account. I also kept getting this stupid pop up every 10 minutes..so I ran all my programs...ad-aware, spybot, avast, registry cleaner, etc...it got rid of all the viruses, and all the spy-ware...so no more popups, slow internet, etc..thats all gone. The problem I'm having now, is that my control panel is completely gone...and when I type in "control.exe", the error I was getting before comes up...saying I'm restricted from opening it...however, I can open add/remove programs and the system info...

I was reading other posts in these forums, so I downloaded HiJack This...and here is the Log from that:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:38:01 PM, on 9/20/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.comcast.net/toolbar2.0/search/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.comcast.net/toolbar2.0/search/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Windows Internet Explorer provided by Comcast
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = :0
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Comcast Toolbar - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-93BE-BE2DF4D9AE29} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMCAS~1\COMCAS~1.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VTTimer] VTTimer.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Cmaudio] RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tgcmd] C:\Program Files\Support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe /server /startmonitor /deaf
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinAVX] C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinAvXX.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: PalTalk.lnk = C:\Program Files\Paltalk Messenger\paltalk.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: PalTalk - {4EAFEF58-EEFA-4116-983D-03B49BCBFFFE} - C:\Program Files\Paltalk Messenger\Paltalk.exe
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O9 - Extra button: Run IMVU - {d9288080-1baa-4bc4-9cf8-a92d743db949} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Spybot - Search & Destroy Configuration - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {193C772A-87BE-4B19-A7BB-445B226FE9A1} (ewidoOnlineScan Control) - http://downloads.ewido.net/ewidoOnlineScan.cab
O16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} - http://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_2.3.6.108.cab
O16 - DPF: {5F8469B4-B055-49DD-83F7-62B522420ECC} (Facebook Photo Uploader Control) - http://upload.facebook.com/controls/FacebookPhotoUploader.cab
O16 - DPF: {C606BA60-AB76-48B6-96A7-2C4D5C386F70} (PreQualifier Class) - http://www.verizon.net/whatsnext/checkmypc/includes/MotivePreQual.cab
O18 - Filter hijack: text/html - (no CLSID) - (no file)
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\WINDOWS\system32\hadjajr.ini
O20 - Winlogon Notify: Dynamic Directory - C:\WINDOWS\
O20 - Winlogon Notify: Shell Extensions - C:\WINDOWS\
O23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: ATI Smart - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2sgag.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
O24 - Desktop Component 0: Warning homepage - (no file)

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End of file - 6162 bytes

Where to go from here...I don't know, so here I am..

I also tried going into regedit, and seeing if the "nocontrolpanel" key in there was in, it was, and I deleted it...but still nothing. Thanks in advance if you can help.

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Welcome to TSG....

To download HJTsetup.exe from TrendSecure To Download HijackThis go to the following at the File Repository
Click on the link below to Download HijackThis Self Installer:

http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/HJTInstall.exe

Save the file to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialog boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialog.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialog box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
At the top of the Notepad HJT log screen, hit Edit then Select All then click Edit and then click Copy doing that copies the text to the clipboard, you won't see it yet....
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
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Hello Josh,

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Okay well of course I find an answer right after posting the topic:
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/p/18112824/18235810.aspx#18235810

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 17:21:54, on 13/11/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\SmoothView\SmoothView.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
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C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\WinPatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSCDSPD\TOSCDSPD.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
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My name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)
Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).
Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.
Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. :)
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
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Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.44.1033.18.446.86 [GMT 1:00]


============== Running Processes ===============

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I did run hijackthis and got the following after getting a few errors from the program:


Code:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:02:26 PM, on 1/18/2009
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1905 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\TRCMan\TRCMan.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Power Saver\TPwrMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\SmoothView\SmoothView.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerCinema for TOSHIBA\PCMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerCinema for TOSHIBA\Kernel\CLML\CLMLSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\aol\1231509220\ee\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\TOSCDSPD\TOSCDSPD.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
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I had a Hijack and the damed thing turned off some of my system resorces like my control pannel
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Hello. I wasn't entirely certain where to put this because I'm fairly new, so forgive me. My problem is I encountered a virus a couple of days ago (winavXX.exe) and a couple of others. I did a little research online and found that it could be pesky and needed immediate removal. I downloaded Prevx 2.0 and it removed all of the components without any trouble.

The problem is my taskmanager and control panel no longer appear. I did some further googling and found the "Lost Control Panel" thread by 'HarleyGirl14.' I followed the initial instructions and downloaded Deckard's System Scanner. The scan worked fine and I got the two text files. After she sent the extra file, she was told to download Combofix.exe and follow the instructions. I've downloaded Combfix but will not run it until you've seen my extra file. Here it is below.









Deckard's System Scanner v20070905.67
Run by Owner on 2007-09-16 17:22:44
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
34: 2007-09-16 22:24:41 UTC - RP462 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
33: 2007-09-15 23:35:34 UTC - RP461 - Installed Prevx 2.0 Agent
32: 2007-09-15 07:53:15 UTC - RP460 - System Checkpoint
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A:No Control Panel

Will you now run ComboFix and post the log....

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I have had a problem with the control panel for over a month now.

Whenever I click on an icon in the control I get the following message:

'Windows cannot find 'C:\windows\system 32\rundll32.exe'
From the control paned I also cannot access Accessibility options, add hardware, automatic updates, date and time, display, game controllers, internet options, java, keyboard, mail, mouse, network setup wizard, power options, quicktime, realplayer, language options, security center, sounds and audio devices, speech, system, user accounts, windows firewall, and network wireless setup.

I have run many malware apps and still have the problem with the control panel. I corresponded with chryssi2001 at this site:

BleepingComputer.com > Security > HijackThis Logs and Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal

and under this topic: Access to control panel, cannot access any programs

I ran Hijackthis, Copmbofix, Kaspersky, and several other programs but none corrected the problem. I cannot remove any programs from my computer, cannot change the resolution, etc.

I am currently running Stopzilla, Comodo internet security, avast on-access scanner.

Currently I am connected to the intenet but the local area connection icon says: "Acquiring network address" but I am connected. I have had to reboot lately to even get online. The computer starts but doesn't connect unless I disable Comodo and reboot.

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A:Control panel

Do you still have a open HJT Log? If you do then you shouldn't make any changes to your computer unless it is requested by the HJT Team member that is helping you.

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Could somebody on here tell me what the corresponding .CPL is for all of the Control Panel applets or point me to a site that has that information.
Example : joy.cpl=game controllers
hdwwiz.cpl=add hardware
Never mind ,I found the information.

A:Control Panel help?

Hello ManyBeers, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You can go to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, then type in .*cpl in the Search box and press enter to see a list of all of them. You can just double click on them to open them to see what they are for.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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is there a way to pin the control panel icon/shortcut to the taskbar ?

can't seem to find a way

thanx in advance
sincerely

A:control panel pin

open it up, right click on the icon on the taskbar and pin to taskbar.

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Hey guys can ne one tell me how to access control panel i used to be the admin for my comp b4 but its not there ne more on the start menu. i cnt add or remove ne progs it says contact ur system administrator which is me but thre is no control panel. can ne one help im usin XP operation system

A:Control Panel

Hello Rock316, you mentioned you were the administrator before, are you not the administrator now? In order to make changes to your system you will have to be the administrator.
See if this will help. Right-click on Start>Properties, on the Start Menu tab click Customize. Now on the Advanced Tab there is an option to display Control Panel, click Display as a link. Reboot.

You can also download Powertoys for XP Tweak UI http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...powertoys.mspx

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HELP!!!!! I have some malware and trojan horses. I downloaded mcafee to scan for viruses. It has asked me to delete a previous mcafee privacy file using my control panel before the new program can run. I CAN'T ACCESS MY CONTROL PANEL.

The computer states " this operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator" But I am the system administrator and I can't access it.

Please Help

TDOT
 

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How can i delet a shell icon in my control panel, i have a shell looking icon with no name in my control panel i don't know where it came from as no name, i want to take it off delet it from control panel can someone please help. Thank you in advance.

A:Control Panel

Hello computerworld,I would use a tweaking program for this job, http://www.tweaknow.com/WinSecret.html select the control panel group.

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Suddenly, when I try to access the control panel, all that happens is the control panel icon shows on the task bar but I can not open it. Nothing happens when I click on it. I've rebooted several times with no change.

A:Control panel won't come up

Try clicking on C:\Windows\System 32\Control.exe ----- OR----- Hold down the windows key and push "R" to bring up the run menu and type in "Control.exe" and then hit enter. Hope this helps.

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when I try to open control panel it says error windows not responding, and restarts. Can someone please help me fix this problem

A:Control Panel

Restart the Software Licensing service Seems to be the most common fixhttp://www.hardwarecanucks.com/http://forums.microsoft.com/Communities/Sh...25&SiteID=6

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Hi, I'm new here. I have a problem with my computer. I have a HP Pavillion 750c desktop computer. I have no control panel. Everytime I try to access control panels it says "this operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact you system administrator." I followed what one of the other member did, downloading and installing superantispyware. It scan my computer and deleted a bunch of trojans, malware, etc. and made repairs, but still no control panel. Now when I restart my computer is says "LoadLibrary (C:\DocumentsandSettings\AllUsers\ApplicationData\vgdkhadm.dll) failed. The specified module could not be found.

PLEASE HELP, I've tried everything I can think of. If anyone can help me I'd really appreciate it.
 

A:No Control Panel PLEASE HELP

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dear reader my computer is having many problems to which i hope to fix now! first off its windows xp and its a dell i am normally pretty good with computers but in this situation i haven't a clue. my control panel is gone i cannot search it its not in my computer at all i would do an entire re-load of all systems but the computer also doesn't read disks. i cannot open up any downloaded files to fix my computer because i can't open anything but the internet my computer and easy files nothing more if i click on an icon it will say there is no file associated with this program please creat file in control panel! do u see where this is going remember i am not exactly stupid but i am human so please help me!
much obliged,
Isaac D.
 

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The detailed view of programs in the Vista Control Panel (Control Panel ? Uninstall a Program ? Views ? Detailed) no longer displays the details, i.e. the sizes and the dates of the programs. It is identical to ?Small Icons? view except that it is in one column. How can I restore the detailed view to its original format?
Any ideas?
Thanks

A:Control Panel

Right click where it says the name and then you can add what your missing. Also make sure you have selected the details by right click in a black area where the programs are listed.

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hi, ive got an ati all in wonder 7500. recently tried to upgrade drivers. now i get a message " control panel failed to start. driver not working properly or not found" any ideas to find out which driver or how to fix the problem? drivers are newest catalyst available on ati website. thought they had all included?
 

A:ati control panel

what do you mean all included? "one-size-fits-all?" If there is an updated driver that says it's for the 7500 all in wonder then I would try deleting the device in the device manager and restart, and install that.

You've probably tried that I know...but I'm just putting it out there depending on what you mean with your last comment.
 

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I purchased a new computer with Windows 7 - Home Premium. The computer went to sleep, and I would have to punch it on and wake it up. This was no problem until I put a slide show on my desk top. When my computer went to sleep and I turned it back on, the pictures were going by on the slide show but my icons and start menu did not show up. Knowing very little about settings, I finally managed to find a place in the control panel that said to restore to defaults, so I did. I turned the computer off and back on and my icons and start menu appeared, but now I cannot open my control panel. When I go to start and click on control panel, it takes it down to the task bar, and when I right click on it, some lines of text appear with various things listed in the control panel, but I cannot get them to do anything. Now I am unable to get into my control panel at all in order to try and make any changes. Thanks, Dawn
 

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GWX Control Panel Download
Please take time to thank this developer or even better make a contribution. It removes, blocks, and monitors the hostile takeover by BorgWare Winx. Resistance is NOT futile!

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Earlier there used to be a B&O sound manager to provide graphic equaliser and other functions. but after a windows update its gone. i can't change audio settings. 

A:B&O control Panel is gone

Hi, Try the following. Download the Realtek HD Audio installer on the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp73001-73500/sp73189.exe When done, hold down the Windows key and press R Into the Run window, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter. In Device Manager, expand Sound, Video and Game Controllers.  Right click the Realtek device and select Uninstall - you should also get a prompt to remove the current driver, tick the box to allow this and then proceed with the uninstall. When complete, download and reinstall the Chipset driver on the following link. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp72501-73000/sp72862.exe When the Chipset reinstallation has completed, shutdown the notebook. Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. When windows has reloaded, open your Downloads folder, right click on the Realtek installer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation.  When this has completed, restart the notebook and let windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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Hi

This is my first time actually posting on any forum for help so I don't know if I am posting under the right forum!

I keep getting a pop up that says: "Windows cannot find C:\WINDOWS\syster32\proper.exe" and a pop up about rundll or something. Also, I keep losing the control panel option from time to time. I tried to install microsoft sp2 but it does not let me install it.

Here is the HijachThis log file

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:47:39 PM, on 2/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\gearsec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
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A:pop ups and no control panel

Hello and Welcome. Apologies for any delay in replying, but we have been rather busy lately.

Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

If you still require assistance for this issue, and since it has been a few days since you first posted, please do this:

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

Click Upload.

What DSS will do: create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your syste... Read more

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I cannot find my control panel on my start up menu. How do i get it back.

A:control panel

Right click the Start button and select properties. In the window that loads click the Start Menu tab. Click the button that says Customize... next to whichever type of start menu you have chosen. In the window that loads should be the option to display the Control Panel as a link or expanded.

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Please help - something has happened to my computer. My control panel has disappeared - I cannot access any computer information or Task Manager as it says they have been disabled by administrator. I cannot get online except in Safe Mode and Internet Explorer has been changed from default browser. I also have a 'copying Files' that keeps appearing without warning. I have Comodo Firewall and this has been turned off and will not open. Also have Spybot but this will not open either. I had a similar problem recently and fixed it with Combofix but this has not worked this time. Avast scan does not find anything. Have run Panda scan as requested and log is attached.
Have also downloaded and run Spyware Blaster and IE-Spyad.

A:Control Panel gone

Quote:




I had a similar problem recently and fixed it with Combofix but this has not worked this time.




Show me ComboFix's log.

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Every time I boot up, I get this message:
"Please go to the control panel to install and configure system components"
I don't know where this came from or how to get rid of it. Any suggestions??
 

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Hello all,

Just the other day i went to my control panel, and instead of clicking on control panel to open the window for it, it opens up in a list like accessories would? i dont like this and would like it to open in a window like it did before.
I have spent some time tring to figure it out but to no avail, hope you can help.
Also while on the subject of problems, when i type ipconfig and ping in my CMD window it give this reply: ipconfig is not a recognized as an internal, external command, batch file.??
i get this with ping too.
Thanks very much

sys:
win xp pro
cable connection
 

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when i go to add/remove programs it doesn't populate a list of what is on the pc.
If anyone can shed any light into this it would be appreciated.

A:Under control panel

Try doing a System File Checker go to Start>Run, type sfc /scannow (NOTICE THE SPACE BETWEEN SFC AND /). If you're not familiar with the SFC here's a site that will shed some light, www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html. BTW, you will need your XP CD.

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I saw another post regarding this but can't reply to them. My control panel/privileges are gone. Actually this is my daughter's computer. I ran the "hijackthis" program posted previously and here is my log. Can anyone please help?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:37:44 AM, on 9/20/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTSMLBIZ\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\sdhelp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
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A:Control panel is gone

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".

The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.

A text file will appear onscreen, with results from the cleaning pr... Read more

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like a previous poster, downloaded a spyware product and ever since my control panelhas been missing, when trying to invoke a control panel from command prompt told it was an illegal act (contact adin) i have since loaded your hijackthis.exe, ran it, and saved the following results.. any help will be appreciated
thank you

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:27:07 PM, on 9/19/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1157079435\ee\services\safetyCore\ver2_5_4_1\aolavupd.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Dynex Wireless G Enhanced Adapter\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXE
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A:control panel gone

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!
Please print these instructions for reference, as you will have to restart your computer during the fix.

Please download FixWareout from Here or Here.

Note: You will need to run this tool while having an Internet Connection. The tool will download other files while running.

Save it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.
The fix will begin; follow the prompts.
If your firewall gives an alert, (because this tool will download an additional files from the internet), please don't let your firewall block it, but allow it instead.
You will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.
Once the desktop loads a text file will open (report.txt).
Please post the C:\fixwareout\report.txt ), along with a new HijackThis log into this topic.

 

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For some reason I can't access control panel. When I click to open I keep getting
"Windows Explorer stopped working, Windows explorer is restarting" then it goes back to desktop. Please help!!!

A:Control Panel

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Bowflex


For some reason I can't access control panel. When I click to open I keep getting
"Windows Explorer stopped working, Windows explorer is restarting" then it goes back to desktop. Please help!!!



BF

Have you run a virus scan lately? More than likely it is DEP (in system control panel) but since you cant get there yooou options are limited

Do you have a backup that we can restore?

Do you have the win 7 dvd to do a reapir install?
Ken J+

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any help would be very appreciated

I have 2 hp computers both with xp on them, in the control panel on my family one the add and remove programs will not open, i click it and nothing at all happens. It is the same on my personal computer for the game controllers option. Help please
 

A:xp control panel help

You might try the system file checker to see if you have corrupted files.

To run System File Checker

Click on Start then Run. In the Run box, type sfc /scannow and then OK.
Note: space between c and /
You may be asked for your Windows CD, if asked insert it
 

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my control panel is not responding, i have tried to open it through explore and just clicking to open.

A:Control Panel

Hi ale.Press and hold ctrl+alt+del and click the proccesses tab.If you see "Conime.exe' running, end the process and see if control panel opens.Related Article:Control Panel stops responding in Windows XP

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this is probably a dumb question, but I want to delete a program and can't find the control panel. I've looked in settings but don't see it anywhere.

A:where is the control panel?

hi,
welcome to the forum

right hand click on the start button, one of the options is control panel

or select the top option, programs and features, from this list to get the app list quickly

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can any1 help me...i was online playing some games...did not download anything, but when i went to check my mic settings..i cannot get into my control panel on vista..it says windows not responding and it shuts down and restarts ie...can anyone help me

A:control panel

run
sfc /scannow

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Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exeC:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exeC:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mmtask.exeC:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\Musicmatch Jukebox\mm_tray.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 924\dlccmon.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AVSYST~1\uga6pcw.exeC:\mcafee\SHSTAT.EXEC:\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\mps\mscifapp.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKAgent.exeC:\Program Files\RegistrySmart\RegistrySmart.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\Goo... Read more

A:NO control panel

Hello adetola,I apologise for the delay, the forum is extremely busy.----------------------------------------------RENAME HIJACKTHISThere is some infection hiding in your log.Using Windows Explore by right-clicking the Start button and left clicking Explore navigate to: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe Right-click on HijackThis.exe & select Rename to scanner.exe and post back a new Hijackthis log.Please post the heading as well, as it was cut-off in your first report.

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Good Morning i just received a Dell Latitude Laptop running XP Professsionl for one of our users and i notice everytime i reboot the control panel comes up. What would cause that and how do i prevent this from happening?

A:Control Panel

Have a look at thishttp://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19278080.aspx

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I have not been able to get into my control panel for quite some time now. Every time I try to get in, I get the "Windows has encountered an error and must close the program error" I really need to get into my control panel to remove some programs...thought? I am running windows xp
 

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switching from 98 view to xp view is not there any more help please

A:Control Panel

I am at a loose. What is it you wish? I will take a guess and guess that you wish to change the vu in Control Panel from classic view to catagory view. When you first open Control Panel on the left there is a window on the top that shows a statement "Swotch to Catagory View" - just left click once and you are there.

I hope I guessed correctly if I did not please post again with the error message or question that you wish answered.

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hello everyone i am new to this site. i just have one question for now my laptop is running vista i cant get into control panel or change programs help please.Thanks

A:cant get into control panel

Welcome to BC.
What changes before this happen and what programs do you happen wanted to change?

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When I open my Control Panel, I see this folder icon. It's blank, and I don't know what it is. I'm tempted to delete it, but since I have no idea what it is, I don't want to risk damaging my computer because of my hasty decision. Could anyone tell me what exactly it is? Many thanks.Here's what it looks like: http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/237/cpxa6.jpgAlso, sometimes, I get random music/noises whenever I'm on my computer. I have no idea where it's coming from. Some examples are techno music, this buzzing noise, and noises that sounded like someone was taking pictures. Why am I getting these noises and how do I get rid of them? @[email protected]

A:Control Panel

If you right click on the folder and open it, what is inside? Or is there nothing at all (you can check the folder properties)?
Cheers,
John

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I have a vista system and when clicking the control panel the exployer stops working and restarts...Is there a fix? Thanks!
 

A:Control Panel

Possibly a Firebird Control Panel extension?
 

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i have had multiple problems with spyware and malware, and i feel like i have finally got rid of the majority of them. There is still one major problem and that is, i cant open the control panel and access my computers properties. when i ran spybot, one of the problems that appeared was;

HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-36167722-1870316175-1833586310-1005\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoControlPanel!=W=0

would it be alright to simply delete that file?

i've gone through the registry and changed the binary value to 0 and i've been able to access the control panel after restarting. however, after awhile it just changes back to 1.

also, almost everytime i turn on my computer i get a warning that says "C:\WINDOWS\shell.exe" cannot be found.

here is a copy of hijackthis log
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:45:03 PM, on 11/30/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\avp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regsvr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regsvr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\mgrs.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Too... Read more

A:no control panel

Hi, bballpaulwall.

Welcome to TSG.

Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version of Java components and upgrade the application. Beware it is NOT supported for use in 9x or ME and probably will not install in those systems

Upgrading Java:

Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 3.
Scroll down to where it says "The J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) allows end-users to run Java applications".
Click the "Download" button to the right.
Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
The page will refresh.
Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation with or without Multi-language and save to your desktop.
Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
Go to Start > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.
Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java version.
Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
Then from your desktop double-click on the download to install the newest version.
Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.

Note: In the event you already have Vundofix, this is a new version that I need you to download.
Double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.
You will receive a... Read more

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I can't access my control panel. When I click on it I get a message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Set Associations control panel." Where do I find that and how do I fix this?
 

A:control panel

Hi and welcome to TSG,

1st try to access it from safe mode. The best way is to fix this with control panel. Ha ha, and that seems to be your problem so try get in from safe mode and we will continue.

Neb.
 

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HOW CAN I install Appearance&Personalization,or have it installed in my control panel?

A:CONTROL PANEL

Hello,

What view setting are you using in Control Panel? Look in the top right corner for view by:

Right-Click on the desktop and choose Personalize and you can change the settings also.

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For some reason my background changed and I can use the control panel or look at properties and a lot of other things I rand a Hijack scan and here's my log file.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:52:53 PM, on 1/19/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
D:\Documents and Settings\Anthony\Desktop\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://url.adtrgt.com/cpv.jsp?p=112...selectedKeyword=ron&selectedListingId=7066014
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784... Read more

A:Help can't use the control panel

Hi and welcome

Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.

**Note: In the event you already have Combofix, this is a new version that I need you to download. It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**
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1. Close any open browsers.

2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix or remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".
Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
...
--------------------------------------------------------------------

Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

When finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post the "C:\ComboFix.txt" along with a new HijackThis log for further review.

**Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall**
 

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Why is it that the last time I went to the control panel to uninstall a program it was no longer listed, And a lot of my programs weren't listed. Why is this ? it makes it impossible to uninstall most of my programs that I no longer want. I hate Windows 8.

A:Control Panel

Programs or apps? Apps - Uninstall Modern Apps in Windows 8

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Just discovered that the "control panel" icon is missing from my start up menu. Is there a way I can put the icon back and/or is the another way I can access the control panel? Any help greatly appreciated.

A:Control Panel

WARNING:This is a registry edit.Improper changes to the registry could render your computer inoperable.Remember to backup the registry, before making any changes.Instructions, on how to do that, can be found here:How to back up, edit, and restore the registry(I highly recommend, you make a copy of this article.)See if this helps:kellys-kornerRestore the Control Panel - #256, on the Left

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I can't get to my Control Panel, I tried from the start panel ....a little jump (like when an ad is blocked.
Then went to My Computer and tried to get in that way through the little list on the left hand side....took me to the/my start page???
Any help will be as always much appreciated.

La Princess

A:Control Panel

Try using RUN (Either click Start--> then Run, or Push WindowsKey + R). Then the control panel commands are as follows:
Run commands for Windows XP:

Control Panel Item Run Command
Accessibility Controls access.cpl
Add Hardware hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools control.exe admintools
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
Display Properties control.exe desktop
Display the Scheduled Tasks Folder control.exe schedtasks
Findfast findfast.cpl
Folders Properties folders
Fonts control.exe fonts
Game Controllers joy.cpl
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
Keyboard Properties control.exe keyboard
Mouse Properties control.exe mouse
Network Connections control.exe netconnections
Network Connections ncpa.cpl
Open Device Manager devmgmt.msc
Open Display Properties desk.cpl
Open Fonts Folder fonts
Open Mouse Properties main.cpl
Password Properties password.cpl
Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes control.exe printers
Regional Settings intl.cpl
Scanners and Cameras sticpl.cpl
Sounds and Audio mmsys.cpl
System Properties sysdm.cpl
User Accounts nusrmgr.cpl

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I'm helping my husband with this issue, so I might not have all of the details, however, I'll do my best to describe the problem.
1. It started with a pop-up for Spyware.
2. No Control Panel
3. Disabled Norton
4. Installed Spy Sweeper
5. The pop-up stopped, but Still No Control Panel

I know that this problem has previously been solved for other users, but it appears to require a tech person to check various logs unique to the particular computer to insure that the pc is free of all viruses.

Can you help me?
 

A:Still no Control Panel

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Hello,
I am running XP on a Dell laptop. Just recently, when I try to open Control Panel, it starts to open, then all of the icons and toolbars on the desktop disapear sor a second, then everything reapears and the Control Panel has not opened. If I reboot, I can get to the Control Panel for one or two tries, the the same as above all over again. This seemed to all start when I was trying to set up a parallel-to-USB printer cable, but that could be coincidental.
I think the laptop has Service Pack 2, but I do not have it in front of me to confirm. Can anyone send me in a direction to start investigating the problem?

Thank you for your help and thanks to all the folks that make this such a great board. I have been "lurking" for a while and have been very impressed with the level of help available.

Polyman
 

A:Control Panel

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My control panel is no where to be found and most things i click on, like add/remove programs, the clock, always say that the operation has been canceled due to restrictions on the computer. I am the administrator and dont know whats goin on.... ok... i did the steps to get started but when i run the GMER rootkit scanner, it always closes before it finishes scanning.

here is the contents of dds.txt


DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by GOLDBERG at 10:55:14.92 on Sun 06/21/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2800.1106
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.1.1252.1.1033.18.447.149 [GMT -4:00]


============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys\Wireless-N Network Monitor\NICServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\shell.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\HotKey Utility\HKserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Power Management\SPMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ezSP_Px.exe
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A:control panel... MIA

Hello and welcome to TSF

Let's try to get a GMER log. You must have extracted gmer.exe to your desktop for this to work.

Open Notepad and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into Notepad:


Quote:




@echo off
copy /y gmer.exe omer.exe
start omer




Save this as run.bat Choose to "Save type as - All Files" next to gmer.exe
It should look like this:
Double-click run.bat & allow it to run.

Then, use these settings to produce a log.
If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent .
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click NO.



Click the image to enlarge it


In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following ... Sections
IAT/EAT
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it to your next reply.
**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

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Ok well I have let this problem sly for a bit after removing some malware awhile back ago. Everything seemed fine but the Control Panel. It is disabled for the most part and can't use any of the tools inside it. It tells me "This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator." This is the only problem that I still have an issue with after the removal of the malware, so I believe a certain something was not removed. Any support? Thanks.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:52:24 PM, on 12/7/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\itype.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIndex.exe
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A:Control Panel Help

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Hi Friends.
I have been new to this site.when I first visited this site.I got the link of something like' regchedder.exe' or regcjecker.exe'. to resolve this issue.I dont remember where is that link.I would humblaly request to the person who posted that link to resolve that issue to once again paste that link in this thread.
Thank You.
 

A:NO Control Panel

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hello sir!

icons in control panel folder of my system has been changed and desktop themes program is not responding properly
 

A:control panel

Hi and welcome to TSG,

I have moved your thread over to the Security forum.

Please do this. Click here: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/hijackthis_sfx.exe
to download HijackThis.

Close all open windows and open HijackThis. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished, the scan button will change to “Save Log”. Click on “Save Log” and then save it to Notepad. Click on “Edit” – “Select all” – “copy” and then “paste” into the thread.

DO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET, most items that appear in the log are harmless or even needed.
 

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Hi all,

I was wondering why my control panel only shows some programs (ODBC and mail for example) as 32 bit only. I have a 64 bit OS and a 64 bit processor, so why isnt it showing the 64 bit versions of these programs?

Regards
Bidski

A:64 bit Control Panel

Repair Install

This will get you started.

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Hi,
I can't find Control Panel anywhere on my PC (Windows XP). It's just gone. Can someone help.

A little history:
I had a Trojan worm not too long ago and was able to get most of it I think. I installed a few malware detectors from downloads.com and they seemed to help (it took a while but it worked). Now I can't change my date or time, access my calendar or find Control Panel so far. HELP!

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Control Panel GONE!

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I am having several problems with my computer. I will start with one problem and see if we can fix it. When I click on the start button and then try to into my control panel I get an error message telling me that windows explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. Then it will ask me to send the error report and I have not been able to get into my control panel now for at least 3 days.
 

A:Control panel

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First of all, im running XP Pro SP2. What i did was installed Brico Pack Vista Inspirant and then soem additional Vista Visual Styles and everythnig was going great until i went to uninstall a program and tried to go to the Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel and it wouldn't open, just make the error beep and nothing would happen. Also these 3 things just appeared in the Control Panel as well. And they don't open anything as well. And i even have one more wierd thing, all of a sudden my wireless status indicator thing for windows (The wireless manager build into windows) has a wierd icon. Its labeled wierd on my screencap. I have one more thing, in my System Preferances, i don't have all of the tabs at the top, I have includwed another screencap.

Screencap:
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i293/trocker767/Desktop.jpg

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i293/trocker767/Desktop2.jpg

And thanks everybody in advance for your help
 

A:Control Panel

uninstall the app
shell apps are dangerous
the 3 icons are like that cause windows cannot id them and or the program-s they where for are gone
have you right clicked on tray icon to id it
should check around about this (french) website you got the freeware from
if they are on sourceforge probably OK but you never now about spyware


thank you for beta testing our software
 

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Hey guys!!
I really need help..

when i'm going to the control panel my explorer crashes


Oh and i tried to use the command sfc /scannow
And i restored the system but nothing help..
Please help!

A:Control panel

Did you try running chkdsk /r?

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Ok guys - I got nailed by Winavxx.exe. After running serveral Programs to remove my problem SuperAntispyware tells me I have a clean system but I don't have access to the control panel. Spy Sweeper tells me that CTFMON.EXE is trying to start(dont know what that is.) Haven't done anything with it. I have included the log from Hijack This. ANy Help would be great. _ thanks in advance.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:01:41 PM, on 8/22/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\intersystems\cache\bin\cservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Carbonite\Carbonite Backup\carboniteservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozy\mozybackup.exe
c:\intersystems\cache\bin\cache.exe
c:\intersystems\cache\bin\cache.exe
c:\intersystems\cache\bin\cache.exe
c:\intersystems\cache\bin\cache.exe
c:\intersystems\cache\bin\cache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:No Control panel

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I'm reading this book and it shows me what the control panel looks like in Windows 8 but I sure can't get to it. My control panel looks just like the one in Windows 7?

A:Control Panel

I'm sure that came from the DP. All that is now under 'More PC Settings' available at the bottom of the screen when you view the Settings charm from the Metro Start screen.

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I wrote most of this yesterday (11/06) and posted it to another help forum where it hasn't been responded to. I've added a bit more info today. I found this forum and HOPE someone here can help us out.

My husband clicked on 'ok' when a pop-up came up saying updates were available for Netscape...guess it wasn't from Netscape I found this out after I had done some of the things I've done.

McAfee found 10 or so trojans and was only able to quarintine and/or remove two.

Last week I had a problem and was instructed by McAfee to uninstall then reinstall my McAfee program, which I did and it repaired the problem. So I uninstalled it again...but cannot get the McAfee website to load now .(I called a friend and they could get it no problem, so the issue is my computer). ...and I use the downloaded version so have no disk.

Before I uninstalled McAfee I did write down a few of the things it said (but not all. duh)
proper.exe
winter.exe
porkaa.exe
e ...that's all it said: e
McAfee popped up saying both porkaa and e were requesting access to the internet. I blocked access to porkaa no prob...but when I blocked e the screen went blue and read
"dump to disk1
dump to disk 2"
I cut the power and rebooted.

McAfee said last update was on 10/29..think that was when I had un/reinstalled the program. Automatic updates were supposed to happen.

the following are all applications that were created 11/06:
wesre
wetre
winter
xlavba8
proper
porkaa
levro
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A:No Control Panel,

bumping

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I'm operating Vista and i have downloaded and installed the latest update. My control panel when it is set on "Control Panel Home" I see all the icons System & Maintenance, Security, etc but if i click on any a blank page comes up saying "There are no items to display". Everything is there in classic view and works, I like using the other version but have no idea whats happened.

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well, i wanna get into the control panel to do some things, but, when i open it, it just opens in a flash and exit's itself without anything happening! what do i do to fix this problem?

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I keep reading this messages in the forum about the control panel that disappears. Why is that? I was attacked by a troyan and some malware but it's ok now...I think. My AVG Antivirus deleted the malware, Super antispyware removed the tracking cookies and I have Eusing registry cleanup which has tune up my laptop and is running smoothly. However...my Control Panel is still gone
I was told to go with regedit and change some settings there...it looks easy but...after I read the posts here I think about going the safe way. What would you recommend? My laptop runs fine now and is well protected (Comodo firewall is doing a great job) But I need my Control Panel!!! Any suggestions?
 

A:Why is my control panel gone?

Download HJTInstall.exe to your Desktop.

http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/HJTInstall.exe

* Doubleclick HJTInstall.exe to install it.
* By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
* Click on Install.
* It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
* Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
* Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
* Copy/Paste the log to your next reply please.

Don't use the Analyse This button, its findings are dangerous if misinterpreted.
Don't have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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i have a message popping up saying i have been infected from windows now my control panel is gone and ive lost my administrative rights.. Tabitha
 

A:No Control Panel

You will probably want to have this post moved to the malware removal section.
 

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Oh WOW!!
I have never done a form things or posted any question anywhere. I am a new, so new I am shining, lol. Well basically I started to do this because I just dont understand Computers at all. I need some advice on books I can get. Also my most basic problem now is that I can't locate my Control Panel. And my computer is running slower then my grandma! Someone anyone please help. And so sorry if I post this wrong.
 

A:Control Panel

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Help!
Like a few guys before me I have picked some malware (these scumbags suck our precious air) that denies access to the Control Panel and I get the message "This operation has been canceled due to restrictions.............Please refer to System Administrator" I am Sys. Admin. (stand alone pc). I have reset the settings for NoControlPanel in my registry and tried to open control.exe, which gave me same message. (These suggestions I found on an earlier thread). Tried everything (except putting an axe through the box), still get this same error message and I'm still locked out. Can anyone help? Thanks in advance.

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there is no task bar at the top of the window http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b66/thricefanatic19/pic001.jpg

A:how can i fix the way my control panel looks?

Go up to View>Click on Status Bar
If you want it to show for all folders(like I do)then go up to
Tools/Folder Options/View tab/Apply to All Folders/Apply/Ok

Edit: Oops, you mean Toolbar. Not sure about that.
I'll check around unless someone else chimes in pretty quick.

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my dad's computer is totally messed up. there is no control panel button on the start up menu and you can't change the time. if you click on the time, it says "restrictions: this operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. please contact your systems administrator."

he gets tons of random popups and things that i have deleted off of his desktop are back, and since there is no control panel, i can't get to add/remove programs.

can anyone help please??
 

A:no control panel?

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the control panel on my windows xp system no longer on system.
 

A:control panel gone

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Can anyone explain to me why that every time i open and close my control panel,some of my icon on the task bar disapeares

Thanks for any info
 

A:Control; Panel:Need Help:

Follow the link here http://forums.techguy.org/t362859.html
and go to post#2 and go through MFDnSC's outline as a first step.
 

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Control panel keeps popping up can,t get it to go away, won,t let me use computer

A:Control panel

Do you have a stuck key on your keyboard? Restart and press F8 boot into Safe Mode, does it still happen?

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I need the address of control panel relative to c:\

When I click start/control panel I'm left with control panel as the startup folder, but i need the full address of control panel?

- needed eg to point a software control to use a certain font in the fonts folder

thx

colm

A:Control Panel

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cbweb


I need the address of control panel relative to c:\

When I click start/control panel I'm left with control panel as the startup folder, but i need the full address of control panel?

- needed eg to point a software control to use a certain font in the fonts folder

thx

colm


Hi CBWEB! Welcome to SevenForums! If it's Font's you need that folder address is C:\Windows\Fonts

I don't think that the Control Panel even has an address.

Thanks,
ZeshanA
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After downloading the windows 8.1, I found that the Control Panel has no Performance & Maintenance button available, which I had been using with the windows 8, is there another way to access the P & M function ?

A:Control Panel on 8.1 has no P&M

Performance & maintenance - Microsoft Windows Help

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Can't seem to activate control panel-specifically programs and add new priograms---

A:XP control panel

Welcome to TSF James147, are you missing icons in the control panel or the control panel doesn't open. Please explain your problem more clearly.

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my control panel is missing from my start
i just noticed it last night and dont know what happened
 

A:control panel

What happens if you do a:
Start / Run / Control (enter)
 

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