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Cant get into Control Panel

  1. #1


    sogg Guest

    Cant get into Control Panel

    I have recently setup my new computer system and installed Vista ultimate
    32bit. Everything has been working fine for the past 3 days, but today when i
    went to access control panels. When i click on the control panels icon, a
    blank folder window where controls panels normally is pops up briefly with no
    icons, then disappears. no mater what i try it wont let me into control
    panels. Thanks for the help.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin] Guest

    Re: Cant get into Control Panel

    From John Inzer:
    Just wondering...did you try requesting the
    hotfix suggested in the 936686 article?

    (936686) Icons are missing from Control Panel,
    or you cannot start Control Panel, the Welcome
    Center, or games in Windows Vista
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936686/en-us

    Hotfix info:

    (929637) Error message during Windows
    Vista startup if the Nero InCD program is
    installed and if the "Special pool" feature is
    enabled in the Driver Verifier utility: "Stop
    00000050"
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929637/
    --
    Andre
    Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    "sogg" <sogg@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:52B6FE77-95D2-4C74-ACD0-2699C358102A@xxxxxx

    >I have recently setup my new computer system and installed Vista ultimate
    > 32bit. Everything has been working fine for the past 3 days, but today
    > when i
    > went to access control panels. When i click on the control panels icon, a
    > blank folder window where controls panels normally is pops up briefly with
    > no
    > icons, then disappears. no mater what i try it wont let me into control
    > panels. Thanks for the help.


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    sogg Guest

    Re: Cant get into Control Panel

    Thanks for the reply. I have sent in a request. Will post back results after
    i apply the fix

    "Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" wrote:

    > From John Inzer:
    > Just wondering...did you try requesting the
    > hotfix suggested in the 936686 article?
    >
    > (936686) Icons are missing from Control Panel,
    > or you cannot start Control Panel, the Welcome
    > Center, or games in Windows Vista
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936686/en-us
    >
    > Hotfix info:
    >
    > (929637) Error message during Windows
    > Vista startup if the Nero InCD program is
    > installed and if the "Special pool" feature is
    > enabled in the Driver Verifier utility: "Stop
    > 00000050"
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929637/
    > --
    > Andre
    > Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    > My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    > http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    > "sogg" <sogg@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:52B6FE77-95D2-4C74-ACD0-2699C358102A@xxxxxx

    > >I have recently setup my new computer system and installed Vista ultimate
    > > 32bit. Everything has been working fine for the past 3 days, but today
    > > when i
    > > went to access control panels. When i click on the control panels icon, a
    > > blank folder window where controls panels normally is pops up briefly with
    > > no
    > > icons, then disappears. no mater what i try it wont let me into control
    > > panels. Thanks for the help.
    >
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    MICHAEL Guest

    Re: Cant get into Control Panel

    * sogg:

    > I have recently setup my new computer system and installed Vista ultimate
    > 32bit. Everything has been working fine for the past 3 days, but today when i
    > went to access control panels. When i click on the control panels icon, a
    > blank folder window where controls panels normally is pops up briefly with no
    > icons, then disappears. no mater what i try it wont let me into control
    > panels. Thanks for the help.
    Have you activated Vista?



    -Michael

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Zakspeed Guest

    Re: Cant get into Control Panel

    I just recently had this problem, after installing the hotfix posted in this
    group 2nd time my problem seems to be fixed. i say seemed since the problem
    went away before breifly only to come back!
    a temporary fix is to shut down the software liscencing service and
    restarting it.


    "Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" <andred25@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:OrHebc9FIHA.4140@xxxxxx

    > From John Inzer:
    > Just wondering...did you try requesting the
    > hotfix suggested in the 936686 article?
    >
    > (936686) Icons are missing from Control Panel,
    > or you cannot start Control Panel, the Welcome
    > Center, or games in Windows Vista
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936686/en-us
    >
    > Hotfix info:
    >
    > (929637) Error message during Windows
    > Vista startup if the Nero InCD program is
    > installed and if the "Special pool" feature is
    > enabled in the Driver Verifier utility: "Stop
    > 00000050"
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929637/
    > --
    > Andre
    > Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    > My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    > http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    > "sogg" <sogg@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:52B6FE77-95D2-4C74-ACD0-2699C358102A@xxxxxx

    >>I have recently setup my new computer system and installed Vista ultimate
    >> 32bit. Everything has been working fine for the past 3 days, but today
    >> when i
    >> went to access control panels. When i click on the control panels icon, a
    >> blank folder window where controls panels normally is pops up briefly
    >> with no
    >> icons, then disappears. no mater what i try it wont let me into control
    >> panels. Thanks for the help.
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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