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Old 01-01-2006, 12:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Windows XP control panel problem

Ok I just finished building my new pc and installed windows and did most of the updates from microsoft, but know when i got to the control panel and click on add/remove programs nothing happens. No window comes up with the programs. Also when going to system there is no device tab to look at the device manager. I tried to type the run command for it and it said that it could not be found. Please help this is getting frustrating. Thanks in advance.

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Old 01-01-2006, 12:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Run a repair from your OS disc. Must boot off of it and select repair on current windows installation. Tell us if it works.

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Old 01-01-2006, 12:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Did you connect the computer to the internet, without any firewalls or virus protection? That could be the cause of your problems.

I would post a Hijackthis Log in the Virus section of this forum, first, and see what advice you get from the people that can properly read the logs.

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Old 01-01-2006, 05:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well booting into the repair consel worked but now I have another small problem. I have run most of the updates from windows, save a few and am trying to install daemon tools 4.0 and i get an error message every time it comes to the sptd setup part of the install and gives me the error system file error. I have tried to redownload the file again and get the same error. Kinda running out of ideas.

Thanks for the previous posts they have helped greatly.
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