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Windows 7: Windows (7) not allowing me to click "Control Panel"

15 Dec 2014   #11
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I don't understand where you are clicking on Control Panel. Can you post a screen capture??
yup give me a minute il post it.


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15 Dec 2014   #12
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I don't understand where you are clicking on Control Panel. Can you post a screen capture??
Alright here is the picture (attached with this reply)


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16 Dec 2014   #13
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Thanks, understand now.

What happens when you click on Control Panel in the Start Menu? Does anything happen?

How is it setup in Start Menu, Properties?

Windows (7) not allowing me to click "Control Panel"-controlpanel.jpg

If it's as I show, change it to Display as menu then click OK.
Go back and click Display as link and click OK.

See if that helps.


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16 Dec 2014   #14
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Thanks, understand now.

What happens when you click on Control Panel in the Start Menu? Does anything happen?

How is it setup in Start Menu, Properties?

Attachment 343354

If it's as I show, change it to Display as menu then click OK.
Go back and click Display as link and click OK.

See if that helps.
How do i access that menu? The one your showing me in the attached image?
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16 Dec 2014   #15
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Thanks, understand now.

What happens when you click on Control Panel in the Start Menu? Does anything happen?

How is it setup in Start Menu, Properties?

Attachment 343354

If it's as I show, change it to Display as menu then click OK.
Go back and click Display as link and click OK.

See if that helps.
Nope, i did it and it didn't do anything. If you would like, i can record a video of the problem to better assist you.
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17 Dec 2014   #16
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

One fix I found is to run sfc /scannow from a Elevated Command Prompt.

See here: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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17 Dec 2014   #17
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
One fix I found is to run sfc /scannow from a Elevated Command Prompt.

See here: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
currently using it. I will respond back if the problem has been solved or for anything further.
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19 Dec 2014   #18
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
One fix I found is to run sfc /scannow from a Elevated Command Prompt.

See here: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Unfortunately it didn't resolve the problem. I might as well format my computer because the OS is horrible currently.
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19 Dec 2014   #19
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Agree this would be a good choice. If you do, please follow Greg's tutorial: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

It will give you the best install you can get.
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20 Dec 2014   #20
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Agree this would be a good choice. If you do, please follow Greg's tutorial: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

It will give you the best install you can get.
Alright thanks.
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