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Windows 7: Cannot open programs from control panel

20 Apr 2013   #1
mariosxrist

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
Cannot open programs from control panel

Hello i recently deleted some programs from my pc and now i can't open any program from the control panel
or system properties..Also i can't open windows update to automaticly find the problem and fix it...what am i suppose to do?


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20 Apr 2013   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

SFC -System File Checker - Instructions
Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-click on the Command Prompt entry
Select Run as Administrator and accept the UAC prompt - the Elevated Command Prompt window should pop up.

At the Command prompt, type

SFC /SCANNOW

and hit the Enter key

Wait for the scan to finish - make a note of any error messages - and then reboot.


Copy the CBS.log file created (C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log) to your desktop (you can't manipulate it directly) and then compress the copy and attach it to your reply
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20 Apr 2013   #3
mariosxrist

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
There is no cbs.log in the logs directory

i've done the check from the cmd and they were no errors..and then i tried to find the log file bt it doesnt's exist..there are just winrar files and 2 txt
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20 Apr 2013   #4
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Yep - it's the text files we need
I would suggest that to make life easy for yourself in future, that you enable visibility of file extensions.

Open Windows Explorer Click on Organise in the menu bar, and select Folder and Search Options.
Click on the View tab
UNtick the 'hide extensions for known file types' entry, and click OK
You'lll now be able to find the files you need a lot easier.
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20 Apr 2013   #5
mariosxrist

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
reply

haha..ok thanks...by attach to my reply what do you mean?
and sorry if my english is bad
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20 Apr 2013   #6
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Follow the instructions here - Windows Update Posting Instructions - you want #4
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