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Windows 7: Cannot connect to Windows Group Policy Client Service

05 Oct 2009   #1
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 
Cannot connect to Windows Group Policy Client Service

I got a call from my wife saying... Hannah (my 1 year old daughter) did something to the computer. LOL When I got home the PC now says "
Windows could not connect to the group policy client service"


Also I have no sound and it says no sound is enabled, but in my device manager it shows all sound drivers as being good and installed properly. Upon startup and shutdown I can hear an audible "pop" form the speakers, but I get nothing while it's running. I also have no access to my network and sharing center or printer menus through control panel.

Any advice?

some people said to type NETSH into cmd prompt and then winsock reset.

When I type NETSH I get the following messages
The following helper DLL cannot be loaded...
DHCPMONITOR.DLL
NAPMONTR.DLL

I am also getting a message saying C:Windows\system32\GPAPI.dll is not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.

I am running Windows 7 32 bit
OS Version 6.1.7600


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05 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Sam

Im gonna ask the obvious. Do you have a backup to restore from? one thing you can try is to run a system file check by start>search>typr cmd>right click run as admin>sfc /scannow.

this will verify and reapir system files if nec

hope this hellps

ken
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05 Oct 2009   #3
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

I tried a system restore to the last known good configuration,but that didn't do any good now running what you suggested
C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

That's correct, yes?
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05 Oct 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samhfoley View Post
I tried a system restore to the last known good configuration,but that didn't do any good now running what you suggested
C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

That's correct, yes?
SFC /scannow (note the space between SFC and /) is correct
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05 Oct 2009   #5
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

OK scanning now...verification 62%...will let you know what it says
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05 Oct 2009   #6
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

errors detected and solved upon restart. I thank you profusely for sparing me any further headache today. Much appreciated!
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05 Oct 2009   #7
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

It still is not loading my antivirus program (even though I am telling it to) and it cannot turn on Windows defender for some reason. ideas there?
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05 Oct 2009   #8
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

fixed. Everything works now.
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07 Jan 2010   #9
samhfoley

vista 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

same problem exists again, but SFC /scannow says there are unfixable errors, my recycle bin says its corrupted, cannot access network sharing center, and I can't get online with that machine at all
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07 Jan 2010   #10
CrazeeAFGuy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Do you have anything that you need to save on that computer? If ya do, I would recommend backing it up elsewhere and performing a clean re-install.
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