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Cannot accept control messages at this time

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    Cannot accept control messages at this time

    Hi,
    No matter what I click on: control panel, restore,task manager, try to install a program, msconfig I get this message: cannot accept control messages at this time. What can be happening? I'm afraid to even restart the computer. This just started yesterday. Any ideas?

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    Re: Cannot accept control messages at this time

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/pro....mspx?mfr=true

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    > Hi,
    > No matter what I click on: control panel, restore,task manager, try to
    > install a program, msconfig I get this message: cannot accept control
    > messages at this time. What can be happening? I'm afraid to even restart
    > the computer. This just started yesterday. Any ideas?
    >
    >
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    > robang13

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    Re: Cannot accept control messages at this time

    That didn't help. I've waited a day and retried time and again. It's all programs not just one.
    Thanks anyway...

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    Cannot accept control messages at this time

    I'm having the same error when I try to open certain programs.
    Waiting a few minutes does not solve the problem.

    Any other suggestions ?

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    Re: Cannot accept control messages at this time

    Yes. I reset all of my control settings and it now works fine. Here is the website for a list:
    Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Service Configurations by Black Viper
    I apparently had changed one of the settings in my control window. I either set it to not run or manual. Once I put it back to these settings all was well again. The page I listed is for Vista. If you have a different version look it up in that forum. If for some reason the link doesn't post here, email me offlist if you want

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