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Programs Missing From Control Panel List

Q: Programs Missing From Control Panel List

Trying to uninstall some apps. Some are missing from Control Panel uninstall list of apps
How can I find them? Windows 10

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A: Programs Missing From Control Panel List

Originally Posted by NOPD


Trying to uninstall some apps. Some are missing from Control Panel uninstall list of apps
How can I find them? Windows 10



Don't you mean Start then All Apps
If they are missing then they must be uninstalled already.
If I have got it wrong then please explain more of what you are trying to do and what Apps you are trying to remove.

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I have run into a strange problem. I have searched and found other people with the same issue but no solution. Almost all of the programs in the programs and features list in the control panel are gone. the programs are still there in the start menu and can be opened. But I can not open pdf files on my desktop anymore, I would uninstall adobe and reinstall it but it isn't in the list to remove it. Thanks for the help.

A:missing programs in control panel, programs and features list

You looked at this?
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/535068/all-programs-not-displaying-under-programs-and-features-list/#entry3375327

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So yesterday I noticed that programs are missing from my control panels program list. Right now there is only 19 items and I use to have probably over 60. Notable missing are all my AVS4You and Topaz Labs software. Also anything with the name Windows is not listed. I can't think of anything I installed to cause this. All I saw was some Windows updates. I've searched other threads and ran some of recommended programs. I then downloaded and ran Malwarebytes software and it found 55 problems, deleted those but my problem still exists. I also did a system restore back to 3/21. I'm at a loss now. Any ideas? Also I'm using MS Security Essentials for protection.

A:Programs Missing From Control Panel Programs List

Try these tools. Download to Desktop.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/down...-removal-tool/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

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Is there any way to bring back programs that have disappeared from the programs list in the control panel?

One day I realized most of my programs had disappeared from the list (roughly 10 or so remaining from the usual 50-60). This occurred after I had downloaded something. I ran Norton, Advanced System Care, Malwarebytes & CCleaner. As I recall one of them mentioned a virus in the registry. After checking google I looked under the following registry entry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, and true enough the same programs that had disappeared did not appear here.

When it happened (a few months ago) I tried system restores as far back as possible to no avail. I've now realized its a hassle trying to uninstall programs not on the list (programs don't appear on Revo uninstaller or such programs either), so is there a way I can fix this (without any reinstalling of windows)

Im not 100% sure the virus caused this, but im guessing this is what happened. Any help would be appreciated! Also Im not so computer-savvy and first post on these (or any) forums

Cheers
Shak

A:Programs Missing From Control Panel Programs List

Welcome to the Seven Forums, shak.

You mean that the installed programs are not appearing in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features. Try to reinstall one of the missing programs without uninstalling it and tell us if it reappears in the Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features list.

I strongly recommend that you also run sfc in the elevated mode. Read at SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker.

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When displaying installed programs in the control panel it stops after those starting with o
the programs like windows live do not appear yet they function fine.
is there some way to fix this?
I have run so far run adwcleaner, junkwareremovaltool,and rkill and although it did find many items and deleted them I still have a installed programs list that does not list beyond Oxxxxxx
I did get this from another post on SevenForums before starting this post.

Larry

A:programs not displayed in control panel list

Did you un-install a program just before this happened?

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I've just uninstalled Photoshop CS4 (after installing CS5).

However, the program name 'Adobe Photoshop CS4' is still listed in Control Panel/Programs list and it's annoying me!

The item was 300Mb+ and is now showing as 3.77Mb.

How can I get rid of it? I can't right click/delete. Is there another way?

Thanks.

D.

A:Removing item name from Control Panel/Programs List

Hello Dinarius,
It may be that the registry key was not deleted.
Download this free app and clean the registry.
Reboot and check.

CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download (Backup Registry When Prompted).

Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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Ok, so I noticed that for a while I haven't been here my microsoft sounds when I boot up and shut down my machine. At first I thought that I didn't have the sound files but that wasn't it.

I went into control panel, sound and audio devices and click on the sound tab. Under the program events list, I notice that many of the program events were missing such as windows start up and windows shut down. This is why I wasn't hearing any sounds when I would shut down and start my computer.

My question is, how do you get those items back on the program event list?

I use windows XP home edition computer.

Any help or suggestions? The thing is the a lot of the items in the program list are missing. So lets say I wanted to change the sound that I hear when I turn my machine on, I would go under windows and highlight windows start. But on my program list, it is not there. Hence I have no sound when my computer goes on. It is a stupid thing I realize that but I am curious how the items were lost and wondering if I can get them back. But hey, my computer is 6 years old and still runs great. I should just be happy with that.

A:Missing items on Program list in Control Panel Sounds

i have the identical problem. i have discovered that if i create a new user account, all the program events are available. if i try the run command for sfc / scannow it asks me insert the windows xp install cd but won't recognize it when i do. I don,t think there is anything short of doing an xp repair that will solve my problem. if you come up with something let me know.

Thanks, Jeff

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Hi guys, hope you can help me with this please because I don?t really know what to do to solve it.

I have a Vaio running Windows 8.1. but coming with Windows 8 preinstalled. I have recently noticed that most of the programs and apps (Adobe, Realtek, Sony folder, Intel, Avast, Java, Bluetooth?) on Programs and Features (Uninstall a Program) have vanished without knowing how. Only Microsoft apps are displayed there for some reason.

First, I run sfc /scannow and found some corrupted files that could not be fixed, so I decided to perform a full recovery (through Vaio Care that makes use of the Recovery partition) that restores the system to factory settings. After recovery, all programs and apps were in Programs and Features as expected. However, after removing either the preinstalled version of MS Office 2013 or the preinstalled games, most programs and apps disappeared again. I run again sfc /scannow, Avast and Malwarebytes and they found no issues at all. I also tried System Restore, but it did not fix anything. Only MS Office 2013, Avast and Malwarebytes are currently installed on the drive, along with Windows automatic updates (including Windows 8.1), and I have not used any ?cleaner? or ?optimizer? tools.

I found a potential cause for this. Apparently, the uninstaller for a program can incorrectly remove registry entries that are used by Windows and the Add/Remove Programs tool (Add/Remove Programs tool displays installed programs incorrectly), but I am not sure whether... Read more

A:Missing Programs in Programs and Features (Control Panel)

Hello Laura, and welcome to Eight Forums.

I'm not sure what will add them back to "Programs and Features" other than reinstalling the programs to repair them.

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i cannot find the add\remove programs in xp
 

A:add\remove programs is missing from control panel xp

run sfc /scannow from your run box , have your xp CD in the drive
 

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In trying to uninstall SKYPE so I can download an upgrade, I find that there are only 1/3 of previously installed programs listed under Uninstall in Control Panel.
SKYPE is not one listed and has been installed on this computer for years.

A:Uninstall in Control Panel has missing programs

How can I completely uninstall and then reinstall Skype for Windows desktop?Alternatively, you can use a third-party utility like Revo Uninstaller Free or Portable and follow these instructions for using it. Revo provides a listing of all installed software by installation date and when removing a program, Revo does a more comprehensive job of searching for and removing related registry entries, files and folders.If a program is not listed in Programs and Features (Add/Remove Programs) or you receive any error messages about missing files, look for an uninstall icon (shortcut) from within its program group. Click on Start > All Programs (or Program Files), look for the program folder by name and use the program's uninstaller. If it's not there, the next step would be to open Window's Explorer, manually navigate to the program's folder itself, look for an uninstaller file (i.e. uninstall.exe) and double-click on it to run.

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I have installed Winamp [WA] on my new PC - Win 8.1, 64-bit. However, it is not listed in the 'Set Your Default Programs' section of 'default programs' in my Control Panel even though it's in File Explorer. WA is recognised in the file association section though.

Also, (and just as importantly to me as one of those music geeks (!)), the .flac extension is not listed under the file extensions listing for 'file associations' either.

I'm really confused by all this. Is there a reason why WA is missing from the list of default programs? Is there some way of adding it to the list? Could it be that the latest version of WA - v5.666 - is just not compatible with 64-bit? Finally, how do I get my computer to recognise the .flac extension?

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Found a lot of other posts all over the internet, suggesting malware scans, SFC/Scannow, even chkdsk
But none of these people got their issue resolved, and all ended up reinstalling the OS.
 
My programs work fine, but they are not listed in Control Panel/ Programs and features
 
I can even uninstall them by manually browsing to c:\program files\<name of software>\uninst000.exe (or whatever the name of the uninstaller is)
Then after uninstalling the above way, if I reinstall the same software again, the name of the software shows up in my Control Panel/ Programs and features.
I have about 200 programs installed, and Control Panel/ Programs and features lists only 98 now (it was listing even less, but I got a few back after manually uninstalling/ reinstalling, don't have the patience to reinstall all the 200+ programs I have).
 
Short of performing a factory reset (F11 at startup and then launch HP Complete Recovery, or booting up from the recovery disks I created when I got the computer), is there something that can be done to fix this issue??
 
The computer I'm using is HP Envy K204TX (touchscreen version), and it's running Windows 8.1 Home (64 bit).
If you need the entire configuration (CPU, RAM, etc) ask me, not posting cause I don't think this matters.
My OS was pre-installed on the computer when I purchased it, and I've never ran a "registry optimizer" application.
 
I can system restore, but I have no idea when the problem started. Arbitra... Read more

A:Items are MISSING from my Control Panel/ Programs and features

Let's see if the entries actually exist or not...please run the following command by holding down the windows key and press R, pasting the following code into the box, and pressing enter:
REG QUERY "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall" /s > Desktop\UninstallKey.txt && notepad Desktop\UnistallKey.txt
A notepad should open with text already in it. Please copy and paste that text into your next reply.

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HelloI hope someone will be able to help me. Earlier this evening, I decided to have a look at the list of programs (via Control Panel) which I have on my pc and noticed that a whole load of stuff has been added and the 'add/remove' buttons have disappeared. Things which have been added include:BufferChmCP_Atenashokunin1configCP_CalendarTemplates1CP_Package_Variety1and many more.I've run Ad-aware and it picked up tracking cookies. Have just done a HJT log and will post it at the end of this message.My homepage is www.virginmedia.com and I'm wondering what all the other "ie.redirect.hp.com" bits at the beginning of the report relate to? I don't have any HP products (pc is a Compaq) and I definitely (well, not that I'm aware of anyway) didn't say 'yes' to installing any other software.Please please help .Thank you.AliceLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 23:24:42, on 13/11/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:�... Read more

A:Programs Added To Control Panel And 'add/remove' Buttons Gone Missing

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please post a brand new hijackthis log. If we do not hear back from you within a couple of days we will need to close your topic.When posting your logs please post them directly into the reply. Do not attach them.Also make sure you have already followed the steps outlined below:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogThank you for your patience.

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I have installed Winamp [WA] on my new PC - Win 8.1, 64-bit. However, it is not listed in the 'Set Your Default Programs' section of 'default programs' in my Control Panel even though it's in File Explorer. WA is recognised in the file association section though.

Also, (and just as importantly to me as one of those music geeks (!)), the .flac extension is not listed under the file extensions listing for 'file associations' either.

I'm really confused by all this. Is there a reason why WA is missing from the list of default programs? Is there some way of adding it to the list? Could it be that the latest version of WA - v5.666 - is just not compatible with 64-bit? Finally, how do I get my computer to recognise the .flac extension?
 

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Hello i need some help my control panel in the start menu dissapear, first of all i had a virus that didn't allow me to launch the antivirus, so i download AVG and i unninstall my old program and i think that an infected file that have, something to do with the control panel was removed with the antivirus, and i do not know what to do, please help me
 

A:control panel missing, my control panel dissapeared and i can't use mi adm. rigths

Welcome to TSG....

To download HJTsetup.exe from TrendSecure To Download HijackThis go to the following at the File Repository
Click on the link below to Download HijackThis Self Installer:

http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/HJTInstall.exe

Save the file to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialog boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialog.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialog box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
At the top of the Notepad HJT log screen, hit Edit then Select All then click Edit and then click Copy doing that copies the text to the clipboard, you won't see it yet....
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
A security expert with a gold shield to the right of their name should take a look at your log - please be patient.
 

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I am running XP SP3. When I go to Control Panel, "Add or Remove Programs", and check mark "Show updates", there is no entry for "Windows XP - Software Updates". NOTHING. I have searched the Web and have not found a fix. Can somebody please help? I would like to see all those Windows XP - Software Updates. My intention is to remove Windows Media Player 11. Thanks.
 

A:Windows XP - Software Updates missing from Control Panel's "Add or Remove Programs"

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For the seconfd time, I have somehow made my control panel go weird.
Rather than do a recovery, I thought I would seek help.
WHen I click the control panel home button, I dont get individual icons, I get summaries. eg: system and maintenance, security, network and internet etc..not the way it was an hour ago. Have tried classic view and I get a long list instead of icons. No way to change them. I would love to know how I have done this and how to get my other control panel back. ANy ideas?
 

A:My control panel is a list, not icons HELP

You need to change your views.
See attached image:
 

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The list of programs that appears when I attempt to uninstall a program has become truncated and I must scroll down through a long blank space to find the remainder of the list. Since I do not use this feature that often I have no idea what I may have done to trigger this problem,... Any ideas out there for a means of correction?
 

A:Wdos XP Control Panel Add/Remove List

Two fixes ...
If you have had autocad installed on your computer go here:
Add/Remove white space caused by autocad - Kelly's Korner
There are two fixes there.

Otherwise, this one:

Line 226-right
Add/Remove white space - general - Kelly's Korner
 

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We have Windows 7 x64 SP1 in around 200 systems.
We need to get list of installed software from each system exactly same as in Control Panel
Till now :
1 .We have tried using registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
but it couldn?t list all softwares as in control panel and total count of software differs as in control panel and registry.
2. Tried using wmi query using power shell command
 get-wmiobject
-class ?Win32_Product? -computer
$computer
But it is not recommend to run this command on productionas per
 link
http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2011/11/13/use-powershell-to-quickly-find-installed-software.aspx


So, How can we achieve this to get exactly same list as in control panel
Thanks

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I have a Home Vista Basic, I loaded a spyware /internet security program from my Internet provider. The spyware diagnostic tools will not start/work and one of the suggestions is to reinstall the program. I tried to uninstall the program and it is not listed/found in the control panel. I can see that the program is is in the program files but cannot uninstall it as the control panel is not showing it, therefore cannot be selected for uninstalling.

Help will be appreciated please..

A:Control Panel will not list program to uninstall

hello

Is it listed in your start menu in all programs? click on it. it may have an option to uninstall there.

good luck

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I am running XP - and I tried to uninstall a photoshop program, and found that I have no more uninstall / remove "toggle" buttons in the "uninstall/remove programs" list??? (only 1 program out of about 35 still does...Microsoft Office program has these toggles available)

just fyi...another issue came up at the same time - website shortcuts in a desktop folder make the whole folder window freeze when I double click on the shortcut. thanks in advance
 

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I have Windows 7 Prof x64.

My question is, when displaing all software installed and choosing more columns of information to display, they don't stay. For example, choosing Location column. Getting out of the installed programs list and then returning to it, the Location column is gone.

Is there some what to get the columns to be persistent?

Thanks in advance.

A:Question about Windows 7 Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features

The Programs and Features listing is shown to you by the Explorer app. Each time that you open/close the Windows (file) Explorer while viewing a folder (or a special view/list like the Programs and Features listing), Explorer tries to write info to the registry about how Explorer was showing you that folder. Windows (file) Explorer tries to write this "how to display a folder" info at other times besides just closing an Explorer window, but I'll not go into all of that.

Microsoft has not solved the problem that happens when these places in the registry get too big. When this happens, you may see the problem that you are experiencing - that of no longer being able to store the layout/view/column width/column selection/... info in the registry.

Below is video that I made showing registry keys being made. (I'm not suggesting that you mess with the registry.) Notice that new keys are made when visiting the folder named Temp. Deleting this Temp folder does not remove those registry keys. If you close Windows (file) Explorer while viewing a compressed folder (a ZIP file), the Explorer app tries to make keys so that it can remember how it last showed you that folder. If you delete or move that ZIP folder to another location, the original registry keys remain. So you can see how this area of the registry can fill up.

edit: I had to make this video again. I hope that I covered all of the original points.

One solution is to remove all of the entries/keys in the areas of ... Read more

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I need help!
Two days ago i got a small red shield with a cross on it next to the time, saying that the automatic updates is turned off. i try to turn it on through system in control panel(which i had back then) by choosing the recommended one-this was already selected when i got there. i turn it off and on and applied the changes, but the shield is still there!

Today I got the words VIRUS ALERT! next to the time, and my c:\ drive was gone from my computer, and some programs disappeared from my desktop.
I also got a whole bunch of pop ups saying that there were attempts of hijack on my computer through spyware.
I don't have the exact message because it has stopped after i went through 3 failed attempts of system recovery through my checkpoints, and in the 4th one i rebooted through safe mode. a black screen just came up, no programs on the desktop.

i rebooted again through normal mode and NOW there is a new theme, desktop background, but my computer was gone from the desktop, task manager was disabled through restricted access, my folders are gone from dsktp, all programs on start, control panel and run. But the VIRUS ALERT! & pop ups are gone.

I got the Remove Restricted Tools program from here: http://www.ghiath.com/?p=30
this enables me to access task manager.

I am now running a full scan using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (still running...system really slow) I really don't want to resort to a full system restore...but i really want to get this fixe... Read more

A:Solved: HELP ME: Desktop programs, My computer, control panel, all programs gone!

after the mbam full system scan i removed all the threats found. i rebooted normally.

NOW i am back though to where i was before the system restore through recovery checkpoints (same theme & background). I have the VIRUS ALERT! on the taskbar, but my computer and my folders are back on the deskstop. The c:\ drive is still missing in my computer, and All programs is also missing from the start menu. The red sheild (mentioned above) has gone too!

i did another scan, this time a quick one using mbam, and it found some more threats. I will delete this like before. but i still have the feeling that it will not fix the problem
the mbam quick scan log is below also.

please help me with this!

This is hijackthis log now:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 18:20: VIRUS ALERT!, on 30/06/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Apps\ActivBoard\nhksrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Window... Read more

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I have on board sound Realtak, I finall got them working by they are not listed on the control panel. What do I need to do to get Windows 7 to list them?

The recording device in Windows 7 does not work with my headphone/mic set.

A:Windows 7 will not list my head phone or mic in control panel

Did you get software with the set and install it? Are you using the ports on the front of the case or on the back?

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im haveing a problem with

first my internet game doesnt want to start

but the thing is when I go to uninstall a program in control panel that doesnt want to pull up either

I keep clicking and and clicking the uninstall program in control panel but it doesnt want to work the other control panels dont seem to work either

also I tried running the intallation program to reinstall my game but that doesnt work either

I tried also to run other installation exe for other programs but those also dont work either (random programs)

but I can open other programs like this browser


so its the game
installation files exe
control panel for uninstalling programs

I really just want my game to work

now I had this excact thing happen in the past but I saw the avg needed a restart i kept posponeing it so I did that before and it fixed it but this time avg seems fine, I also disabled avg in task manager but that didnt fix it either

what is going on and how do I fix this

I have a asus laptop

windows 8.1
i5 processor
6g of ram
looks like 1800mb video mem

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I encountered weird problems with my vista. Many program icons in the desktop are inactivated, and all my installed programs are not shown in the control panel/programs.

What should I do to get all my programs shown in the control panel again?

Thank you,

againusa
 

A:installed programs not shown in control panel/programs

Do you have other users who are set to admin the system? Did you perform a system restore lately? Do all your drives show in "Computer"?

What you are speaking of seems like someone else is making changes you are not aware of. User created desktop icons would not be removed if a program was uninstalled or removed by a system restore. They would not link up to their .exe files though. Same if the drive is not listed.

Right click any icon in question and select properties. It will tell you the path that the icon is leading you too. Then, check that path. Make sure that the file it is supposed to execute is actually there.

If it is, you ran into a bug I have not sene since the early days of XP. Google '.ico not working' for a reg fix.
 

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Almost All Programs Disappeared From Uninstall Programs In Control Panel?
 

A:Almost All Programs Disappeared From Uninstall Programs In Control Panel?

What happens when you boot in safe mode?
 

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In my control panel, the list of programmes is just 4 programmes, instead of many I used to have. I have reinstalled windows 10 (keeping my files intact) but that has not helped. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3976 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 448 GB (253 GB Free);
Motherboard: Acer, VA50_HW
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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The icons in my windows Control Panel keep changing back to list view after I have changed them to icon view. I have list view applied to all folders accept My Computer which is in icon view and it stays that way, but for some reason Control Panel wants to stay in list view which I find very annoying!
Any ideas anyone please
 

A:Control Panel icons automatically change to List view

have you already checked the help files, and MS's online knowledge base?

i'll look and see if it does that on mine and get back to you.
 

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Any help would be Greatly appreciated... Thanks!

None of the programs in the control panel window will open.

My daughter was online on Gaia and must have inadvertantly clicked on a bad-link somewhere. My computer was jacked up with police? spyware and another one. 3 hours later, the computer was finally running o.k. again. Using Ad-Aware, Spybot search & destroy, hi-jack this as well.

Not sure what else will not open at this time. Searching has advised to download a couple fixes at http://home.earthlink.net/~rmbox/Reticulated/Only_IE.html but that is no longer valid.

Any suggestions?

Here's my hi-jack log.
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
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Recently my computer have had the following problem, everytime I start a program, before it appears on screen, a small windows of cmd.exe comes up for a short time (1/4 seconds,approximately), and even after the cmd windows showed up some program don't start at all, as I experienced , all of them are windows component, for instance, I cannot access 80% of the control panel programs like keyboard or system,....
Can anybody help me ,plz
Probably, it concerts about windows service cause I've run a tune up program that might have disabled some "unneccessary services" !
 

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As long as you are there could you tell me if I need any of these on my add and remove program I dont know where they came from or what they are for
batch assistant
quick time evertime i remove it aol says I am missing something
indexing function
data compiler
searchos
sbmos
support software
tphttp
url.ieapp
windows hotfix
[sp] see Q317090 for more information

THANK YOU
 

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You'd be the only person to know if you need these programs.
 

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I have installed a program and it put an icon and description in the control panel. I have now uninstalled it . and it is still showing in control panel . how can I delete it from there ??? . thanks

A:control panel programs

Cant you just right click on the control panel icon and delete it? If not, try doing both a regular cleanup and a registry cleanup with CCleaner.

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hello sir,
my name is Raj, i am using windows xp !! from few days , control panel is not visible in my settings option . what should i do ??

and when i want to open control panel with RUN command its giving the error message "this operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.please conact your system admnstrator"

Please give me a perfect solution for it.
I'm waiting for your reply.

Thank you.

A:Control Panel is missing.

Are you logged in as an Administrator user or as a limited user? If not log in as as admin user and change your profile to be an admin. If you think you're an admin, boot into Safe Mode (press F8 at bootup) and log in as the Built in Administrator, not your user account. If you didn't set a password for the admin account, leave it blank. Here go to Start/Run and type control userpasswords. Makes sure your user account is an admin. If it is, then create a new user account with admin rights restart the computer in normal mode and log in as that user. If you can access Control Panel, then go to C:\Documents and Settings and oprn up your old user profile and copy the files from your old user account to the new user account.

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HiA few days ago my control panel went missing, when i try and ise it i get an error message saying 'not available due to restrictions on your computer' and every few minutes I get a Malware pop upMy log files are as follows:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:19:09, on 02/11/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\proper.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associate... Read more

A:Missing Control Panel

Hello DReeves,NOTE: If you have downloaded SmitfraudFix previously please delete that version and download it again! Please download SmitfraudFix Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user. http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htmYou should print out these instructions, or copy them to a Notepad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site. Please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :Restart your computer After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually; Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear; Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter". Choose your usual account.Once in Safe Mode, double-click SmitfraudFix.exe Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files. You will be prompted : "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry ?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection. T... Read more

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Hi! A friend of mine has 2 teenage boys sharing her computer with her. Unfortunately, they have visited/downloaded things they should not.

Issues:
* Cannot seem to find Control Panel as user Admin
* User Administrator is only a login option in Safe Mode, but also can not find Control Panel and has NO Password (need to set that somehow, right?)
* Can not change the clock (1 hour behind, getting error window "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this compoter. Please contact your system administrator." twice)

I used SuperAntiSpyware to quarantine a boatload of things (3 memory, 181 registry, 185 files) and I used SmitFraudFix to scan and fix several things. I still have the issues above.

I have not connected her PC to the internet yet. If I add her to my router, is it possible for her PC to infect my other PCs? I have downloaded things (like the tools above and HiJackThis) to a thumbdrive to put on her PC while not connected to the net. Is it safe to give her an IP address on my lan?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:58:53 AM, on 4/3/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\Verizon Internet Security Suite\Fws.exe
C:\WIN... Read more

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Hello all,first of all, the control panel is missing from the start menu. If I try to access the display properties, or system properties, I get a message that says "the operation cannot be completed due to restrictions on this computer, contact your administrator" I have run superantispyware, smitfraudfix, and Kapersky antivirus, combofix, ad-aware, and I still get the same message. I am at a loss so I'm going to try the Hijackthis program and post the log. Maybe someone can understand this problem better than me. Sorry I posted this is the wrong topic. I'll try to be more careful. This is my first time posting. I'm not sure how to post a link on my entry in the other topic to this one. Thanks,KenLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:14:16 PM, on 10/23/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0\avp.exeC:\Program Files... Read more

A:Control Panel Is Missing

Hi kenspc and Welcome to the Bleeping Computer!Please download FixWareout from one of these mirrors:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/lonny/Fixwareout.exehttp://downloads.subratam.org/Fixwareout.exeSave it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.The fix will begin; follow the prompts.Then you will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.Once the desktop loads please post the text that will open (report.txt)After posting report.txt,Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next replyNote: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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I have some malware from files I've downloaded. It created a fake "scan for spyware now!" popups that I can't get rid of. One is called scprot4.exe in c:\Program Files\SecCenter\, and it won't let me delete it. And the big problem is that I can't access my Control Panel. It's mising from the start menu, and when I tried to access it from a link (by attempting to delete a shortcut that was still attached to an installed program) it said: "Restrictions. This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator."

Here is my HJT log. Thank you for your help!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:10:52 PM, on 11/21/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\arservice.exe
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Originally Posted by kalulu


Thanks for your reply. Here are the answers to your questions.

The laptop is a Toshiba Tecra A3. I asked the owner who works as a consultant with us about the XP install Disk and he only gave me the recovery CD. He is also apprehensive that with a re-install he may lose some rare programs because he does not have the license numbers.

As such I am trying as much as possible to get back the control panel without messing his data/programs.



In the registry, the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
=> there is no entry called Start_ShowControlPanel.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer =>there is no entry called NoControlPanel

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
=>there is an NoControlPanel entry whose value is 01 00 00 00

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
=> is there no entry called NoClose.

its the first time I am experiencing such a problem and i appreciate your help





I had the exact same problem. This PC had been horribly compromised by infection, and I had no access to the control panel, desktop properties, or My Computer properties. I could run services.msc, but I would get an Internet Explorer active x error, which I could click past.

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pls take a look and advise:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:41:28 PM, on 10/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nTrayFw.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\LVCOMSX.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
D:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\TrayComm.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Profiler\lwemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\netdde.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Updater\GoogleUpdater.exe
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A:control panel missing

ive noticed a few views of my post but no replies... have always had fast response from tsf, can anyone help figure this out?

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Thanks to my teenagers constant internet surfing I've contacted some sort of virus. I work on a computer all day and have spent every evening til the wee hours of the morning trying to fix this computer. Not to mention the money I've spent on Spyware and Computer fix programs. I ran XoftSpySE and RegCure through all the scans and repairs. Only to have the same amount of access which is no CD Player I had installed a new one and the computer doesn't recognize it. I have no add hardware because of no control panel and no System capabilities because my computer doesn't recognize me as the Administrator. I was in another Blog that mentioned going into regetit.exe or something like that and deleting no files, but that didn't do anything. Can someone help before I go insane?

A:Re: Control Panel Missing

I was reading alot of others threads and got from them that I need to run Hijackthis on my computer and run a log for someone to look at so I did that if it helps. Here it is.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:58:35 PM, on 10/25/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ScsiAccess.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\shell.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic\Update Manager\sgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Excel\slipcore.exe
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Hi, I'm having problems trying to get into my Control Panel, it displays default Programs now. When I try to get into it, it displays a message to check with Administrator. I'm running Windows Vista. I've read other threads on subject and they usually ask for a Hijackthis report, so i've done this much and before i go further I'd like someone to review it and tell me what they think. Well, if someone reads this thier input would be very helpful and appreciated. Thanx-------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 7:51:41 AM, on 2/13/2008Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 SOS\avp.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exeC:\Users\RTF323\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Te mporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\YT1JHLU0\HiJackThis[1].exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKCU ... Read more

A:Control Panel Missing!

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum. My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Apologies for the late response,as i'm sure you can appreciate we are extremely busy.If you've already recieved help at another forum and your issues have been resolved,or you're presently recieving help elsewhere then please let us know.If you have not followed the info in the link below prior to posting your log then please do so now:Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/If you still require help,please post a new Hijackthis log into this topic in your next reply.Also post a detailed description of the issues you're experiencing.*Note*Post all reports/logs directly into this topic,not as attachments,thanks.

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Noticed that my control panel was missing yesterday. Aside from the virus and spyware pop-ups I keep getting a program called "Ultimate Defender" pop-up. When I try to access control panel from C drive it says I'm not allowed (even though I'm the administrator)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:38:55 AM, on 12/5/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\qwerty12.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel Protection Server\WinNT\spnsrvnt.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\WinTools\WToolsS.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exeC:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio ... Read more

A:Missing Control Panel

1. Download this file - combofix.exe2. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply with a new hijackthis log.Note:Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall.

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Hi everyone, I'm using Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004.When i click the Startup Menu, the "Control Panel" icon is missing.I have installed and ran the following: ATF-Cleaner.exe, Super Antispyware.exe, RegClean and OTScanIt.exeBelow is the log i recevied from running the OTScanIt software.Please help if you can.ATIPTA -> %ProgramFiles%\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe [C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe] -> ATI Technologies, Inc. [Ver = 6.14.10.5120 | Size = 339968 bytes | Modified Date = 8/25/2004 1:52:00 PM | Attr = ]ccApp -> %CommonProgramFiles%\Symantec Shared\CCAPP.EXE ["C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"] -> Symantec Corporation [Ver = 106.1.3.3 | Size = 107112 bytes | Modified Date = 11/28/2006 9:51:24 PM | Attr = ]CTDVDDET -> %ProgramFiles%\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\DVDAudio\CTDVDDET.exe ["C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\DVDAudio\CTDVDDET.EXE"] -> Creative Technology Ltd [Ver = 1.0.3.0 | Size = 45056 bytes | Modified Date = 6/18/2003 2:00:00 AM | Attr = ]CTHelper -> %SystemRoot%\system32\CTHELPER.EXE [CTHELPER.EXE] -> Creative Technology Ltd [Ver = 1, 0, 1, 4 | Size = 28672 bytes | Modified Date = 3/11/2004 4:50:52 PM | Attr = ]CTSysVol -> %ProgramFiles%\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol... Read more

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Hello All!Let me first thank you in advance for providing support. Even if my problem is not resolved I greatly appreciate the effort.Now on to my issue, it all started one terrible day a few weeks ago I was dumb and clicked "download" on something I knew I shouldn't. We all make mistakes though and I won't beat myself up over it.After that I started getting this strange popups about installing some sort of "Defender" for my computer. I use firefox and these were Windows system popups. Well of course I already had HiJackThis on my computer so I got a log saved it and used the hijackthis.de tool and removed things that were redflagged. The popup stopped but now I have a new problem, my control panel has disappeared from my start menu; I try to change my time/date and a pop up comes up saying " The operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator."Also everytime I reboot I get a pop up which says "LoadLibrary("C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\rihwrelc.dll") failed - The specified module could not be found."Below is my log file.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:31:28 AM, on 2/17/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:... Read more

A:Control Panel Missing

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum. My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Apologies for the late response,as i'm sure you can appreciate we are extremely busy.If you've already recieved help at another forum and your issues have been resolved,or you're presently recieving help elsewhere then please let us know.If you have not followed the info in the link below prior to posting your log then please do so now:Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/If you still require help,please post a new Hijackthis log into this topic in your next reply.Also post a detailed description of the issues you're experiencing.*Note*Post all reports/logs directly into this topic,not as attachments or inside code boxes,thanks.

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I am using a Dell dimension desktop operating on Windows XP. About one month ago my control panel dissappeared (not just an icon - the entire control panel is gone). I run Trend Mirco and cleaned my computer. If I try to access my control panel, right click on any admin features, I am locked out and advised that I do not have administrative access. I tried to re-instal windows XP home get erros that my SCSI drivers are missing then I get stuck.I need help! Any ideas out there?I know it is one of these ugly viruses I've read about on the formums. Can you help?Here's my log. Thanks in advance for the help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:28:09 PM, on 3/22/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 6.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXEC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Applicatio... Read more

A:Missing Control Panel

Hi and welcome,Sorry for the delay but we are really swamped with logs.If you still need help; I'll need new logs.Please follow instructions here for the logs we now require.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/Thanks Blender

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