Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Weird Windows problem

24 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Weird Windows problem

I am having a weird problem in windows. Most programs can't seem to open folders. For example when you click start then your profile picture normally a window pops up showing you the options to change it too right? It isn't doing anything for me. Also when I tell Dropbox to open its folder by right clicking on its icon in the task bar nothing happens. Iam having the same problem through different programs including control panel. How do I fix this?


-Penguinplus

#UPDATE

I got a registry fix and it got worse. I can't use control panel anymore. PLEASE HELP!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

24 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Try doing a system restore, failing that then backup your data and recreate a new user profile.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 x64
 
 
New profile?

how do I make a new profile?

1. I don't know what that is please tell me.

2. when I try to get to the control panel I get a error.(look at attached picture.)


Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


26 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Solved!

I backed up my info and re-installed windows.(recovery disc)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Weird Windows problem




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Weird Windows problem
Thread Forum
Weird problem with most of Windows 7 menus General Discussion
Weird problem with Taskbar windows in Excel General Discussion
Weird windows 7 problem General Discussion
Really weird Windows 7 problem please help General Discussion
Weird Windows 7 Problem please help! Performance & Maintenance
Windows 7 - Weird Problem... Performance & Maintenance
Weird problem with Windows 7 General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:49 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33