Due to restrictions on this computer

  Old_Nick 19:40 15 Nov 2007


Computer rununing under XP SP2
Protected with Zone Alarm Suite

When trying to access properties in My Computer receive the following message"Operation has been cancelled due to restrictions on this computer"
n addition the control panel is not available nor does it appear in the start menu.

If control.exe is clicked the same resticted message appears.

Any ideas please

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:45 15 Nov 2007

XP Pro?
click here

  Old_Nick 21:09 15 Nov 2007

Afraid not XP pro

  birdface 21:14 15 Nov 2007

Switch Zone Alarm off temporary and see if it works Ok without it.

  Thalmus 21:25 15 Nov 2007

Normaly this is disable using group policy editor, however XP home does not have this.

One thing to check is to open a reigstry editor (start > run, and type "regedit") and navigate to the following key:


Check if there is a settign called NoControlPanel and if there is see if its value is "1

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