error on opening Control Panel

  edwardyoong 21:29 23 Mar 2004

When I tried to open the Control Panel in Windows XP, I get a on-screen message "The exception unknown software exception (0x0eedfade) occurred in the application at location 0x77e73887. When I clicked OK, I get another message "Runtime error 217 at 0000BD68". Only after clicking "Debug" can I open the Control Panel. Does anyone know what is causing this problem and how to fix it? Thank you in anticipation. Edward

  VoG II 21:31 23 Mar 2004

Start, Run, type in


[note space before /]

and click OK.

Have your XP CD handy.

  edwardyoong 22:45 23 Mar 2004

Windows XP scanning did not find any problems. However, this error is still present on opening Control Panel. Any further suggestion. Thank you. Edward

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