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: problems with control panel

08 Apr 2009   #1

windows 7 7000
problems with control panel

Problem with control panel. when I click on programs and features explorer crashes. I have tried to up grade to 7068 but when doing so system just stays on last set of upgrade stystem seems not to be frozen. mouse still works and still have hard drive activity. have let this run for 4+ hours still no upgrade is their a log file that i can see to find out what has been done during the up grade? or is their a way to fix control panel.. system has been working fine for 2 months no BSOD and games run great. only issue is control panel and windows media player. wont find music or video's have tried to gopy to diffent folders and set up libary to find them. but no luck.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Apr 2009   #2

Windows XP

Upgrades are generally slow. If possible, run a complete uninstall/reinstall.

I see in your information you have build 7k. Possibly, MS did not want beta testers of 7k to upgrade to another build. Just run a repair install with your 7k DVD.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 problems with control panel

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Control Panel >Homegroup Problems
My desktop PC is a W7 32 Bit Ultimate, SP1 system. Control Panel >Homegroup Problems 1. My homegroup settings show Pictures, Music, Videos and Printers as shared but not documents (Checkbox is not ticked) When I tick the checkbox and save changes, then reopen the control panel the documents...
Network & Sharing
Problems with control panel
Hello all, I'm not too sure if this is the right place to to put this thread. Moving on, I've been having problems with my control panel. When I click control panel from my start menu it goes blank, and on other pages of control panel it says "the page failed to load." I've tried sfc /scannow but...
General Discussion
Command Line Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items
How to open "All Control Panel Items" from the command line? thanks...
General Discussion
Having problems opening some Control Panel Topics
I am having diffiuclty opening some topics in the Control Panel. I have Window 7 64 bit os. For example, when I click on Network and Sharing Center, there is no response. When I click on Device and printer, there is no response. When I click on display, I can open the Display window. Prion...
General Discussion
Problems - Control Panel and Personalize do not open
I am running both the 32-bit W7 OS on one machine and the 64-bit OS on another machine. Love it!, BUT on the 32-bit machine a lot of commands don't seem to work. For example, when I click on Control Panel nothing happens. Same is true with Personalize. Anybody got any ideas what the problem is...
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 10:56.
Twitter Facebook Google+