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Windows 7: Control Panel SysWow Error

26 Mar 2009   #1

Win 7
 
 
Control Panel SysWow Error

Hey guys.. Im running the most up to date patched beta version of 64-bit Windows 7. Recently when I tried to access my control panel, it gives me a Runtime error

"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\DllHost.exe"

And then the Control Panel displays as totally blank. How would I go about addressing this?

Thanks in advance

-sh0

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26 Mar 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Not sure if this helps but I have a copy of that file if you want to try and replace it.


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26 Mar 2009   #3

Win 7
 
 

So.. replace it, then reboot?

Will give this a shot.

ty for such a prompt response.
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26 Mar 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

this thread was way back last year but it do talk some on your problem . Might help if Mr GRiM's file did not work for you. good luck, lm


http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...surrogate.html
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26 Mar 2009   #5

Win 7
 
 

Mr. Grim, many thanks, that worked like a charm once I got around the damned ownership issues... I cant believe its so anal about not letting you move and replace files..!

If anyone else has issues with the workarounds you have to go through to get these issues fixed, you might find this little utility tremendously helpful...

Add Take Ownership Option Shortcut in Right Click Menu of Windows 7
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26 Mar 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi sh0nuff, glad to see it worked for you and I should have gave you the link for that as well.

Take Ownership Shortcut
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26 Mar 2009   #7

Win 7
 
 

lol. Yeah. If you had given me that it probably would have stopped me from wanting to take up smoking again..

Oh I was *so* jonesing for a smoke when I couldn't get it to work. TG for google!
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