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Windows 7: windows 7 won't print recognise external hd can't access control panel

15 Apr 2012   #1
toxicelt

windows 7 32
 
 
windows 7 won't print recognise external hd can't access control panel

hi my laptop was working now it won't print i can't access print manager, it won't recognise the external hard drive i can't get at the control panel, i've run a full scan alls well!? tried various prompts
anyone anywhere any ideas?
cheers


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15 Apr 2012   #2
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

Hello toxicelt.

Run a System File Check to ensure your system is not corrupted. SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Also do a Full Scan with MalwareBytes to see if there is any malware causing this.
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