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Windows 7: Administrator can't access the Control Panel and Computer

30 Oct 2010   #1

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Administrator can't access the Control Panel and Computer

Hey, I've got a problem-when I want to access Games, Computer, Control panel, etc an error pops up. I can't even access them from a shortcut on the desktop or search them. Please help

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30 Oct 2010   #2

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 Administrator can't access the Control Panel and Computer

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