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Windows 7: browsing control panel....and it crashed.

31 Jul 2009   #11

 

This may sound strange - humor me. Change your theme to Windows Classic, boot, try browsing Control Panel again. This is a test, not a proposed fix.

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31 Jul 2009   #12

windows 7
 
 

Hi,

i have a similar problem browsing control panel.
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31 Jul 2009   #13

 

Leaving until approx 9 pm Eastern
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31 Jul 2009   #14
DJG

 

DUI? Driver Under the Influence??? That'll make you crash, all right. This should be a first, a peripheral going to rehab ...
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31 Jul 2009   #15

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DJG View Post
DUI? Driver Under the Influence??? That'll make you crash, all right. This should be a first, a peripheral going to rehab ...
DirectUI - little documentation that I can find. I suspect a connection to Aero but the OP is out.

I am looking into some of the obscure issues, ignoring peripheral input in the threads and really trying to dissect the cause. This is not my forte. I am on a steep learning curve. Got any dope on DirectUI?
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31 Jul 2009   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
This may sound strange - humor me. Change your theme to Windows Classic, boot, try browsing Control Panel again. This is a test, not a proposed fix.
Ok. I just tried Windows Basic and Windows Classic.

Both got that problem as well , the DUI70.dll

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31 Jul 2009   #17

 

OK. I am finding little data on the DUI70.dll. I thought I had found a connection to Aero. I cannot unreg it on my machine, suspect the same with you. I find two different reports of the same problem that self-corrected, but I do not believe in "self-corrections".

Have we booted in safe mode and opened Control Panel?

Also, can you cascade Control Panel on your Start Menu, launch each CPL and check if an individual CPL is causing crash?
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31 Jul 2009   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Here are the findings :

Safe mode and navigating control panel -> No problem.

Control panel in cascading menu and open each CPL -> No problem.
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31 Jul 2009   #19

 

Start, Run, Cmd

type CD\
Cd \windows\system32
dir *.cpl >> c:\cpl.txt

post the contents of the file

Several web posts indiucate an individual cpl is may be corrupt, with popular candidates.
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31 Jul 2009   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is E663-3CD7

Directory of C:\Windows\System32

14/07/2009 09:14 AM 649,216 appwiz.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 692,736 bthprops.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 83,968 collab.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 128,000 desk.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 4,608 Firewall.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 234,496 hdwwiz.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 1,466,368 inetcpl.cpl
11/06/2009 05:14 AM 34,120 infocardcpl.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 345,088 intl.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 418,816 irprops.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 138,240 joy.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 514,560 main.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 905,216 mmsys.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 100,352 ncpa.cpl
14/07/2009 01:29 PM 420,384 nvcpl.cpl
07/04/2009 10:50 AM 214,296 PhysX.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 142,336 powercfg.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 326,656 sysdm.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 600,576 TabletPC.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 106,496 telephon.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 478,208 timedate.cpl
14/07/2009 09:14 AM 1,140,736 wscui.cpl
22 File(s) 9,145,472 bytes
0 Dir(s) 61,353,738,240 bytes free
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