Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Computer > Manage does not open

16 Jun 2018   #1
Jez2k

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Computer > Manage does not open

When I right click the Computer icon on the desktop and try to open Manage, nothing happens. The mouse cursor changes to an hourglass for a nanosecond, then back to a pointer, but that is all. No error messages. I've tried running sfc /scannow which did find an error and corrected it, but did not fix this particular problem. I can still access Services and Disk Management via the Control Panel by typing in either services or disk into the search box.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
16 Jun 2018   #2
Jez2k

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Fixed my own problem.

The Administrative Tools folder was empty for some reason. I moved it to the Accessories folder quite some time ago as I like to re-arrange shortcuts and folders into groups, but I did not delete any of its contents.

I found a download of the Accessories contents and, by typing the correct path into Explorer++ to open the folder (as I couldn't find another way), and pasting the folder into it, the shortcuts worked, and Manage now opens.

Here is the download for anyone else with the same problem:

Fix Windows 7 Administrative Tools Empty Folder / Not Working Issue
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Computer > Manage does not open




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
can't access Manage in Computer context menu
This one is new to me so maybe you guys can help. When right clicking the computer icon on the desktop and selecting "Manage" Nothing happens. I can access MMC console from the startmenu search function and add the snapins I need to do whatever I need to do, such as Disk Management, Services etc....
General Discussion
Manage, Right click My Computer?
if i want to go to disk management, i used to right click my computer > manage, but nothing happens, i have to search for manage to get into it. is this a known bug or is it just me?
General Discussion
Computer Manage & Log Off Don't Work After Reinstall W-7 Ultra
Windows 7 Ultra 64 bit; Desktop. Did a complete reinstall to get rid of bad virus problems. Installed from Windows disc. Install seemed to go very well. Various applications, and then data, were then reinstalled. First problem noted could not log off (have 2 Users, each with password, on system)....
Installation & Setup
Manage - Add or Remove from Computer Context Menu
How to Add or Remove "Manage" from Computer Context Menu This will show you how to add or remove the Manage item from the Computer context menu in the Start Menu, desktop icon, and Windows Explorer navigation pane in Windows 7 and Vista. When Manage is selected, it runs the...
Tutorials
Computer context menu manage gives error
Hi, When I go to start>right click on Computer>manage, it gives the following error I have checked that Computer management is in the Administrative Tools folder. Is there a way to restore the shortcut?
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:33.
Twitter Facebook Google+