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Windows 7: IE 8 and WLM will not open

05 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post

Start your computer in safe mode. For this, restart and keep tapping F8 while the computer restarts. Then, in the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight the safe mode option, and then press ENTER. Log on with a user account that has admin privileges. If everything runs fine in safe mode, the problem probably has to do with a faulty driver or program.

The second option is to create a new user account as administrator and see if things work properly.
For this, click on Start button, click Control Panel, then click User Accounts. Click on Manage another account. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. Then click on Create New Account, type the name you want to give to the account, click an account type, and then click Create Account. Now logon into the new account and check if the problems recur.

I did both things. In safe mode, everything works fine. Can access WLM no problem.

I also created a new user account and everything in that works too so far.

I am still getting the RPC error in my administrative account.

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06 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86


glad things are working for you. Dont remember your mentioning RPC error in your previous posts. Can you post the full text of the error? Also RPC errors can be caused by firewalls, so just try disabling the firewall.

Also if you can access things fully in safe mode, then you need to open MSCONFIG, disable all services (except MS services) and all startups (except antivirus), then restart. If things work, then you need to re-enable all that stuff one by one till you zero in on the culprit.
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