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If you’re running Windows 8, press the Windows-key + r on your keyboard and in the resulting run box, type “gpedit.msc” (no quotes) and then click ok. It would start running but, would get hungup about 5 mins in at the check reg part. My hunch is that both these problems were caused by the faulty Windows Update. Reply Charles says: June 2, 2015 at 2:43 pm Thank you, Josh! have a peek at these guys

My personal feelings are that Microsoft has way exceeded their boundaries here, and are making it way too difficult for OEMs and personal users to control their machines. General Support Windows Firewall Settings - Backup and RestoreHow to Backup and Restore All Windows Firewall Settings Windows Firewall is software that checks information coming from the Internet or a network, Once flight mode was on I was able to follow your guide. It shows the blue screen with the gear icon for a second and goes right back to the Start screen again.

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SFC scannow from CMD(admin) and from PowerShell(admin), both would start and then hang. I agree also with jim lin's advice. Should also note that this also seems to have resolved an issue I was having with the ‘Mail' program in 8.1 - it was working one day then the next it Just started the computer this morning and the audio was off and I couldn't access the control panel!

Thank you for your hard work in finding this! http://superuser.com/questions.....uct-id-pid I am in linux now (oops did I utter that word here?). In any case, after making the changes you suggested on the Registry (see above), I decided to re-install the Audio drives for my laptop, and restarted the computer. Control Panel Will Not Open Windows 10 If you do not have the PC settings shortcut, then click/tap on the download button below to download the PC_settings.zip file below for a clean copy.

jim lin New Member Joined: Aug 6, 2012 Messages: 488 Likes Received: 373 Hey donetao no problem i'm taking a brake from World of Tanks and i lurk around here alot For how, see step 3 in Option Four here. Reply Luke Harris says: June 9, 2015 at 8:25 am Thanks josh for this great post.

I checked the changes I made and they are correct..

The file should download as a .REG file. Windows 10 Control Panel Won't Open I despise Windows 8 with a passion. Reply Victor Bien says: June 8, 2015 at 12:16 am Follow up posting about Control panel and sound problems in Windows 8.x due to corruption of registry entries I haven't got Somehow, the drive disconnected.

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Any thoughts? Reference OP Product Key: How does HP get away without giving customers the PID for the MS Software which is running on the machines they sell ???? Control Panel Not Working Windows 10 Contact Us Windows 7 Support Privacy and cookies Legal Top Windows 7 Forums - Windows Vista Forums - Windows 10 Forums old server The Windows 8 Forums is an independent Control Panel Not Responding Windows 10 So, in this post I willtry to give you a definite guide to fix your not working control panel.Ways to fix control panelFollowing steps are needed to be executed.

Reply Aidan says: June 18, 2015 at 4:14 pm Josh, wanted to say thank you from keeping my fist from going through this computer screen. http://haiteq.com/control-panel/control-panel-windows-7-not-working.php Generated Sun, 13 Nov 2016 14:36:53 GMT by s_fl369 (squid/3.5.20) Menu Skip to content HomeAbout Me JC tech blog Me sharing my tech experience. In other postings I found that this might be the problem. Nope. Control Panel Not Opening Windows 10

Reply Kim says: March 28, 2015 at 10:54 am I have a very basic question. I keep preaching, but no one listens to old Okie!! #19 donetao, Dec 24, 2014 Cats-4_Owners-2 Level 36 Trusted Joined: Dec 4, 2013 Messages: 2,569 Likes Received: 10,272 JFDx97, it Now let me show you how you can restore your Control Panel back to normal. check my blog I mistyped the variable in the path name that could have left the path as still incorrect even after fixing the file name.

Both are much appreciated. Control Panel Won't Open Windows 7 Problem solved. Where is the lnk supposed to go?

Lots and lots of repeated Service Control Manager errors from the service "Network List Service".  The reason for the failure to start is "Procedure not found" The Network Connection Broker service

Reply Racha says: June 18, 2015 at 6:42 am Hey Josh! Published on Oct 3, 2014In this video I will show you how to the most amazing shortcut key to quickly open the control panel in windows 8 and 8.1Subscribe:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...The steps are Now you can close the Group Policy Editor window by clicking on the red “x” in the corner. Cannot Open Control Panel Windows 10 Let us know if anything worked for you.

Windows 8.1 Control panel and cmd not working. New! My control panel freezes. http://haiteq.com/control-panel/control-panel-is-not-working-in-windows-xp.php Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom self built OS 64-bit Windows 10 CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C to 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 GB (8GBx4) G.SKILL

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Cos I checked the virus vault earlier and that HKEY was quarantined. Sign in to make your opinion count. First sign of trouble was the update froze the computer after restart (it says something like applying updates don't turn off your computer got to 100% and there it froze). I will do that later and will let you know.

Reply Ginger Morrison says: June 29, 2015 at 12:03 am Thank you Stephen and Josh!! A family member had a problem with her laptop and she called me. Respect! I applied your fixes and everything is back to normal!!!

Thank you! Does the main Control Panel window open? After that I reinstalled the drivers for my audio chipset. Are the links to download broken… I could really use your help….

Well that was not the end of the matter!

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