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Windows 7: Broken "Administrative Tools" link in Control Panel

26 Nov 2010   #1

Windows Home Premium x64
Broken "Administrative Tools" link in Control Panel

Admin Tools shortcut is broken in Control Panel.
Also Computer>Right Click Context>"Manage" does not work

I can open 'run commands' such as: COMPMGMT.MSC, SERVICES.MSC & DISKMGMT.MSC from the start button>search window but I can not access the general AdminTools page from Control Panel.

Tried start>properties>start menu>customize> "use default settings" but that didnt do squat.

Plz Help. Tnx

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Nov 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Brian,

These tutorials may be able to help with restoring the Administrative Tools folder, and fix Manage.

Administrative Tools - Restore Shortcuts


Manage - Fix "File does not have a program associated"

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Nov 2010   #3

Windows Home Premium x64

Yeah that was it. Thanks

Stupid that *shortcuts* HAVE to remain in the start menu.
Was never a prob with Vista
My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Nov 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Brian. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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