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Windows 7: Internet Options Not Opening

26 Mar 2014   #1
Vuxy

 
Internet Options Not Opening

Hi there, I am having a problem. When I go into Control Panel and click Internet Options, nothing happens. I have Windows 7 32-bit.


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26 Mar 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

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27 Mar 2014   #3
Vuxy

 

Hi, I have started the computer with everything disabled, but the problem still occurs.
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27 Mar 2014   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi use safe mode with networking at startup,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/69585-safe-mode.html
Make a new administrator account and test using it,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/181024-user-account-create.html
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30 Mar 2014   #5
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums VinnyBuxton. Are you able to open Internet Options through IE itself?

Open IE> Tools> Internet options

Also you can try this:

Start> In search box type run> Enter> When run box opens type inetcpl.cpl> Enter

Do either methods open Internet options?

A Guy
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30 Mar 2014   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

If by chance the above don't solve the problem you could check Windows System Files using thing tutorial by Brink.

Please read completely.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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10 Jul 2014   #7
Vuxy

 

Sorry for the late, late reply.
I managed how to solve this, I had to re-enable Internet Explorer from Programs and Features.
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10 Jul 2014   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
That will help a bunch,
Internet options only applies to Internet explorer
Other browsers have their own internet options section built into their program
Cheers.
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