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Loading... Best of luck . . . Can you open these properties if you reboot in Safe Mode? Is there any way I can check what went wrong? Source

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aacm, Sep 2, 2006 #5 aacm Thread Starter Joined: Aug 11, 2004 Messages: 334 well on SafeMode YES I can access propierties for both "MY Computer and My network Places" however Generated Sun, 13 Nov 2016 17:54:37 GMT by s_fl369 (squid/3.5.20) An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! See if that works first.

  1. aacm, Sep 2, 2006 #3 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 Are you logged in with Administrative rights?
  2. Name In Folder DESK C:\I386 desk C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 desk C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386 I use Norton AV and scan weekly with LiveUpdate daily.
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  4. What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?
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Back to top #5 Allan Allan BC Advisor 7,985 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New Jersey Local time:05:52 AM Posted 18 April 2011 - 11:31 AM Without knowing what happened between the Using the site is easy and fun. Reply With Quote 06-20-03,12:11 PM #8 Marine_One View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Jun 2001 Posts 12 Success!! You might also want to test by creating a new User Account (I guess you will have to boot in Safe Mode to do this), give it full rights and test

Results 1 to 9 of 9 Thread: DISPLAY properties not working in WIN XP Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Copy and paste the following command into the RUN window and press ENTER. Before telling you how to fix it, I will in brief, talk about File Associations. To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here.

It doesn't bring up the window for the wallpaper/screensaver. 2) Disk Defragmenter cannot start. 3) Although I have deleted all the documents in the Recycle Bin, the icon on the desktop Is it started and running? After completion you'll need to go to Windows Update and download & install all updates (except for hardware & driver related updates, which should never be downloaded from Windows Update - You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"..

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BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/34240-45-cannot-open-desktop-properties I suggest you post in the Am I Infected Forum. Right Click Properties Not Working Windows 10 Advertisement ^ In the case of desktop icons not working, however, you need to know what applications are required to open each type of icon. Right Click Windows 10 Not Working The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

His taskmgr.exe file had been renamed to taskmgr.exe.0000213.pr (or something like that) He had the klez virus. this contact form It was just a blank screen. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS The Windows Club The Windows Club covers Windows 10/8/7 tips, tutorials, how-to's, features, freeware. Well it worked, no problems now!!!

Gary 01-05-2007, 08:50 PM #5 krazydave Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts: 3 OS: xp pro All set now... Also under the themes tab, Every time I set it to a default theme(windows xp) and applied it as soon as I left that tab or closed the properties dialog box A "repair" reinstall of Windows can repair damaged security settings, if damage is the problem. have a peek here Regards, Tracy Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Allan Allan BC Advisor 7,985 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New Jersey Local time:05:52 AM

When I bought this laptop, it did not come with an installation CD as the laptop already comes with it being installed as the OS. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Also to be noted I logged in as guest as well as another user I have had setup which has full administrative access.

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If your desktop icons do not display on your Windows desktop, try this fix. I put in the Windows XP CD and let it extract the files. If none work, then you have a problem elsewhere. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Wonder what caused it, hmm. I am the administrator.. This did nothing, there was no response, no action, no message, nothing. Check This Out Just the hourglass for awhile, then it's back to normal, without any popup menu.

got me to the same location, but I wasn't sure what was good or not in there, always an adventure in the registry. Solved: I can't access properties of my computer.. This problem had been there for quite some time. I couldnt recall what programs/apps had been added back then.

If you know, you can simply use the right-click ->Properties to set up the default program. Desktop icons not working By default, file extensions are not shown in Windows Explorer. Right-click "Properties" on desktop doesn't work & Disk Defragmenter cannot start Started by musicfanzz , Apr 18 2011 10:17 AM This topic is locked 7 replies to this topic #1 musicfanzz A few days ago I logged on to my local machine and when login completed, I had lost my background.

Rollin' Rog, Sep 2, 2006 #4 aacm Thread Starter Joined: Aug 11, 2004 Messages: 334 Well Yes .... You are right, I found out that I been using this program: AppDefend and I disable and bingoooo works.. In this case, Windows will present you with a dialog box when you double-click the file. Thanks again ...

Orange Blossom Help us help you. Main Broadband Reviews Articles Forums Info News Glossary of Terms FAQs Polls Links SG Teams SG Premium Services SG Gear Store Registry Tweaks Broadband Tools Downloads/Patches Broadband Hardware SG Ports Database If you have been working on computers for long, you can identify the applications needed to open certain files just by looking at their extensions. and if that restores the desktop, icons, and taskbar, but the tabs are either missing or inactive, then --> on line 128, try "Restore Desktop and Screensaver tabs" 2) Try a

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