control panel xp

  exhumed 14:43 05 Nov 2003
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I have just noticed that when I click on the control panel icon it does not open unless I right click then click on restore,clicking on open has no effect either.What to do.

  Cesar 12:55 07 Nov 2003

Insert your XP CD, if it starts click on exit,go to Start >Run Type SFC /scannow if you have a damaged file it will repair it.

  exhumed 18:50 07 Nov 2003

sorry mate didn't work.what next.

  A_World_Maker 19:14 07 Nov 2003

Does it open normally when you use 'Start... Settings.. Control panel'? If it does, it might be the shortcut is corrupt.

  graham√ 19:28 07 Nov 2003

Can we assume this is an icon on the desktop? The normal route to Control Panel in XP is via the Start pane. An icon on the desktop must have been put there. If you right click, do you get a Properties option?

  exhumed 20:01 07 Nov 2003

no, to start settings control panel and no, their is no icon on desk top,its the normal route.

  graham√ 20:03 07 Nov 2003

Is this XP Home Edition?

  exhumed 11:41 08 Nov 2003

yes

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