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Online Petition: For ATi to bring back the old control panel as an option.

Q: Online Petition: For ATi to bring back the old control panel as an option.

Catalyst 5.11 drivers were the last to be bundled with the old control panel. At least with 5.11, there was an option between the old control panel and the new CATALYST .net control panel. We are up to version 5.12 and 5.13 and you are now forced to use the new .net Control Panel, the old control is now not an option anymore. By signing this petition you are telling ATi you might be boycotting future purchases of ATi hardware.

If it's possible, spread the word.

http://www.petitiononline.com/ctrlpanl/petition.html





To: ATi

It's time to boycott purchases of ATi products until the old control panel is brought back. We want the option of the old control panel back.

I am an outraged customer of a Sapphire ATI Radeon 9500 Pro. The last set of drivers to support the old (good) control panel has disappeared in Catalyst drivers 5.12 and 5.13 and you are forced to use the CATALYST .net Control Panel. Bring back the old control panel

The new Catalyst Control Center, is

1. Slow

2. Memory hogging

3. Unresponsive

4. Crash prone

5. Requires the Microsoft .net Framework which is a 23.1MB download from microsoft

6. Takes longer to download than the old control panel.

7. Loads unneccary processes to your system (CLI.exe) which can't be disabled anywhere in the new Control Panel, no for reason at all CLI.exe is loaded

twice.

8. Killing CLI.exe process, the new Control Panel does not load at all, no error message or anything.

9. CLI.exe required by the new Control Panel, This increases boot time, and memory usage while it is not in use.

Signing this petition is telling ATi to cut the crap and give us the old control panel back.

I was considering upgrading my graphics card, and ATi has forced my hand to go to Nvidia unless of course the old control back comes back.

Sincerely,

The UndersignedClick to expand...

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Preferred Solution: Online Petition: For ATi to bring back the old control panel as an option.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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how can i bring Control panel to desktop using batch file or registry key or command prompt

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My laptop is 6 months old... Theres a white area created around the back panel on the vents... but everything works fine... even dell online test shows success for full test... do i have to worry about that burnt like area on back panel?

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I have been trying to get bluetooth to work on my computer but keep failing.

When I went here ...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883258

.. I noticed there should be a bluetooth option in control panel requiring it to be activated. I dont have this and I am running XP with SP2.

How can I get this onto my computer?

Thanks
Dz

A:No Bluetooth Option in Control Panel

Hello Dezzmo, Welcome to TSF!

Have a look at this article... A User's Guide - How to navigate the Windows XP Control Panel.
(Click the coloured link.); then, scroll down to around Figure 20: and I think you will find the answer, under Portable Media Devices.

Post Back with the results.

Kind Regards,

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How can a remove or add options to the control panel? in Xp Sp3. Freeware maybe? thanks
 

A:Control Panel Option Removal

what options? You can use group policy to hide/show the control panel and/or allow/stop users fiddling with it.
 

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Quick question, i am using a ATI radeon 700064mb pci and i was wondering what is the difference between, Display:

Plug and play = (name of card)

and

Default plug and play = (name of card)

What happens when i put it on default, more graphics, sound better, faster load times , what?

thanks.
 

A:Question about an option in my control panel

Hi U2K,
My guess is probably nothing. If the default means regarding a monitor that doesn't return a plug and play code to the os, it only allows the most common refresh rates at common resolutions.
If the card identifies the monitor properly, it should disable any resolutions or refresh rates that that specific mon can't or shouldn't run.

Just my .02
 

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1. When trying to open existing or new graphic email attachments, the following error message appears: "This file does not have a program associated with it to perform this action. Create an association in the Folders Option control panel." Where do I find this?
2. Have not been able to download Adobe Flash Player. Each time I click "Download" nothing happens. Could the Norton security program be part of this problem?
 

A:Folders Option control panel

Right click on the attachment that won't open and 'save as', save to your desktop. Right click the file and go to 'open with' and choose which program you would like to open the files as a defualt. Make sure the 'Always use the selected appication for files of this type' checkbox is checked and open. Now when you open the attachment in outlook, it should load in the application you selected.
For Flash, go to www.adobe.com and search for standalone flash install. You should find the download page and be able to download a setup file to run locally which shouldn't be affected by norton or any other programs,
Hope this helps,
Stu.
 

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I would like to uninstall a number of programs which I think may be running on start up - the problem is there is no uninstall option when I click on the program in the control panel there is no uninstall option in the program group. Some programs have this option - some dont.

The programs include Yahoo Messenger, McAfee Anti Virus, Norton Internet Security and a few more.
 

A:There is no option to uninstall many programs in Control Panel

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Hi, I came across this issue while trying to solve another, the issue of the annoying on-screen caps lock indicator (solved using this method). Many of the solutions I found involved going to control panel-->Display and choosing "Advanced settings" or right click on desktop-->screen resolution-->advanced settings.  My computer does not have a "Display option" in the control panel:It also does not have an "Advanced settings" or similar option in the display settings in the settings menu/through right clicking on the desktop and selecting screen resolution. Why is it seemingly impossible for me to edit anything to do with the display beyond a very basic level? Thanks. 

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Dear Team,

I want to disable Date Time Option of Control Panel in Administrator User of Windows 7 on more than 100 Individual Computers which are located on different Places.

I can do with help of Group Policy on Single Computer but I want now Automated Process (Like Batch File etc.) which I can made and run on Multiple Computers to Enable and Disable Date Time Option of Control Panel

Please Support for same.

Regards,
Harvinder Singh

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A:Not able to open Add/Remove option in COntrol panel

hai....

os windows 2000 pro if u want to shutdown the system auomatically rastart the system but not shutdown. what kind of problem pls anyone idea please tell.

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Hello All,

I have been trying to solve a Zone Alarm problem, but the fix seems to have turned into a Windows problem. I hope someone can help me.

I've used ZoneAlarm Security Suite for several years now, but during the past year I have been unable to install upgrades. Usually the process gets stuck during the uninstall of the old version. SO this time I tried to manually uninstall first. It seemed to work (via Add/Remove Programs) and then I tried installing the new version, but it got stuck while copying files over.

On the Zonealarm Forum I got some help from someone who gave me some instructions to follow to "completely" uninstall all zonealarm (zonelabs) files. Following these instructions (which I'll post below) appeared to have removed Zonealarm, but I still could not install the new version - it got stuck at the exact same point while copying files over.

So now I don't have the old version and can't install the new version.
Now to the Windows problem. (Thanks for your patience)

Everything else on my PC seems to be working fine. Email, internet, other programs...but then I went to use Photoshop Elements and it started up by showing me the user license and asking for acceptance (which it hasn't done since I installed it over a year ago). I accepted it and then got the following message:Your Adobe Photoshop Elements username, organization, or serial number is missing or invalid. The application can not continue and must close.So I figured this m... Read more

A:Missing Add/Remove option in Control Panel

Hello and welcome to TSF


Click Start, Run and type REGEDIT. This starts the Registry Editor. Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE \Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Uninstall\<Program Name>
( <Program Name> here is Adobe Photoshop Elements)
*
In the right-pane, do the following:

Double-click NoRemove (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0
Double-click NoModify (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0

If NoRemove is set to 1, the Remove button will be unavailable
If NoModify is set to 1, the Change button will be unavailable
info

This should help with Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Now, for ZA.

Try using the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility. As long as you installed the application using the Windows Installer, this utility will remove all the folders, files, registry keys, and entries from your system and allow you to start over with a clean slate.

Download the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
Locate and run msicuu2.exe to install the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility.
Locate and launch the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility on the Start menu.
From the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility window, locate the application in the list and click the Remove button.
Once the application has been removed, click the Exit button to close the utility.

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Recently I started getting the message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Option Control Panel" when trying to access several files such as Favorites, shortcuts, my databases, etc. and I don't know how to eliminate the error messages. Any help?
 

A:Solved: Folder Option Control Panel

What file or program are you having a problem with?

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My Control Panel has for some unknown reason changed from showing the Icons and Titles in rows, left to right to a single column list. I cannot get it to view in the manner I prefer (left to right in rows). There used to be a clickable way to change it back and forth but nothing is allowing that change anymore.
Edit addition: I also notice that in Control Panel I no longer have a "Display" icon.
 

A:Solved: Control Panel view option

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I have XP Home SP3 generally running quite nicely but the other day I noticed when I opened Control panel that the Task Pane no longer gives the option of viewing it in either Classic view or category view.

I have it set for classic view as this is my preference. So there is no problem from my angle. It's just not possible to switch back to category view if I ever choose to in the future.

Kelly's Korner gives a tweak to set the view either way but this does not reinstate the option on the task pane.

Just in case someone is going to suggest it, No I can't do a system restore because it is turned off.

Any help with this would be appreciated.

Cheers

A:Control panel no longer gives a viewing option

Hello jackisback

This may be what you are looking for.

Open Control Panel > click tools > select Folder Options > under General tab select

"show common tasks in folders"

This should get the task pane back if you want it back in the future.

Hope this was helpful

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Hi, A few days ago, I made a small purchase.
I bought 2x ZOTAC nVidia GTS 450's and a SLi Bridge connector.

I've read around that the SLi enable option should be available under the 3D section, with the PhysX configuration, but it's just simply NOT there.

Even GPU-Z says that SLi is disabled!

The video cards are installed, I disabled my onboard video from my Motherboard Bios.
But still, it does not let me SLi those bad boys to squeeze max performance out of my pc.

What should I do?


Code:
Video Card:
2x http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500187&cm_re=ZOTAC_GTS_450-_-14-500-187-_-Product

Code:
SLi Bridge connector:
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10450BD3820&vpn=SLI-12CM&manufacture=ARCTIC%20COOLING

A:Dual GTS 450's in SLi. Option does NOT appear in nVidia Control Panel.

For starters you cannot run SLI on an AMD chipset, you need a motherboard with a Nvidia chipset. Short of replacing your motherboard or running a single card, there isn't much you can do other than returning the cards and going with a single card or getting two AMD cards to run in Crossfire if you want dual cards.

Personally I would return them and go with a single card. For what you paid for those two (or at least the price on Newegg at the moment) you could have got a GTX 470 or HD 6950, either of which performs about the same (or a bit faster in some cases) as 2 GTS 450's in SLI.

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Hi
Ive just switched From win 2k to xp pro (no sp yet) so i hope this isn't just me being dumb

I'm trying to resolve some hardware issues by installing / reinstalling but when i go to the control panel all there is is "ADD HARDWARE"

unless I'm mistaken this panel should read add remove hardware? This is the same for all user accounts including the default administrator account which i have never used or altered.

Please could someone give me a clue as to how to restore this option, or let me know if I'm being dim and its supposed to be that way.
 

A:Solved: missing control panel option ???

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I have a Creative Labs and a Logitech z-5500 5.1 sourround system. Originally, everything worked fine so I know this is not a hardware problem. I've recently had to reinstall Windows 7 Ult 64, and now I'm only getting stereo sound out of my 5.1 system. Going into Sounds/Diagnostics in control panel I see there's only an option for STEREO, not 5.1 Surround. When I go to the Creative diagnostics and switch from 2/2.1 sound to 5.1 sound, the drop down menu immediately switches back to 2.1. Any suggestions on how to get my sound system fully functioning? I've disabled the onboard sound in the BIOS of my motherboard and made sure the connectors are installed correwctly.

Thanks!

Chris

A:Stereo only option in Sounds applet in Control Panel

Download the correct 64-bit driver from the Creative support website if you haven't already.
The one installed by Windows 7 Setup may not allow the device to be fully functional.
Creative Worldwide Support

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Do you see an option in the Nvidia control panel for the card specs / increasing clock freq, fan info, etc?
(it is set to Advanced mode)
I removed .75, rebooted into plain VGA and put these new ones on and did another reboot - but i dont see all the info that I used to see previously...?

A:Nvidia control panel option for the card specs?

Cards ID and driver versions should still be there. Increasing clock freq, fans etc is handled by a seperate program - nVidia System Tools with ESA Support. Reinstall this program.

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i want to disable access to the power option on my pc u know where u can change the power button to do a certain thing cos i want to block safe mode with networking on my pc

1. is there a reg key or cmd line to disable safe mode in windows 7

2. is there a reg key or cmd line to disable the power options in control panel

A:how can i disable power option in control panel via cmd or regedit

please help

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Nothing happens when I click on Add/remove programs in Control Panel.
I am also getting a dialog box at the end of log in saying" Error loading C:\Windows\System32\NvCpl.dll. A dynamic link library initialisation failed.

A:Add/remove programs option in Control panel does not respond

Hello; Try this:

Click Start, run, type cmd /k and press enter.

Type regsvr32 appwiz.cpl and press enter.

Type regsvr32 mshtml.dll and press enter.

Type exit and press enter.

Reboot.

Any improvement?

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So all of a sudden I can't connect to the Internet. I have my wifi switch on my laptop turned on, I've done everything so far so I could get my wifi back on, but it just won't happen. I've rebooted my laptop three times already, did the same thing with the modem, and nothing.
Refreshed and still nothing.
I've uploaded an image so to have a clearer picture of things. Hope it helps.
Please help. I need internet on my laptop.
My OS is win7
 

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My monitor uses the resolution 1024 x 768, but this morning it's on 640 x 480?
I try to change the resolution back, but the Resolution option is greyed out?
A warning underneath says: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768, some items may not fit on the screen.

Any ideas how to fix yet another Windows problem?

A:Windows 7\Control Panel\Display greyed out my resolution change option

Check your display adapters under Device Manager (Right click My computer>Properties>Device Manager). If there is an exclamation mark next to your video adapter, then there is an issue. Try resintalling the driver (online or CD that it came with, doesnt matter to start). After the install, reboot the system and then verify that the resolution can be changed.

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I'm running windows xp home edition, up to date on critical updates.

grisoft free, free zone alarm, ewido free spyware, spyware blaster, etc etc and none of them show a infection.

computer is about 3 years old a compaq presario with 512k real memory.

It came pre installed from compaq with XP home so I do not have a windows xp install diskette altho I think I did make the cd restore copies when I got the computer new.

My problem is when I go to control panel, remove software option, the screen displays Please wait while the list is being populated and it just runs and runs. I do a ctrl alt delete and bring up task manager and it shows 100 percent CPU utilization with rundll32.exe showing 99 percent cpu utilization.

computer seems to be runing ok, except for this.

my question is does anyone know what is causing this? If I delete rundll32.exe, can I restore it from somewhere as I do not have the XP install disk due to the factory XP install.
 

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ok so I did every thing i could find all logs are attatched. after doing the combo thing i got control panel back but superantispyware is still picking up trogen and still messing with my intranet. please help erase thankyou
 

A:got control panel back but........

Being helped here

http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/626375-all-requested-logs.html
 

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Weird, I know how to switch back and forth from the control panel classic view to the new xp look, bu suddenly I've lost the ability to do so. My control panel opens like the old classic but the section on the left that lets you switch back is missing. Where oh where did it go?
 

A:I want my control panel back!

There's a registry restriction that causes that. Have a look in the registry.

Go to start>Run
Type Regedit. Pres enter.

Navigate to:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Highlight Explorer in the left pane. Look for this entry in the right pane.

ForceClassicControlPanel

If you find it, right click on it and choose delete from the pop up menu.

Log off and back on to see the change.
 

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I really have a few issues i need to get fixed, but i first need the control panel. The computer is a work computer that i use very seldom. It works without the control panel ( explorer and other installed programs). It has been gone for over a year, but i now need it so that i can network the other work computer. It started after an infection. I don't remember the virus name, but i got the machine to work again and let it be. The computer has only one user "owner" to log in. I would expect Owner to have "administrator" privilege, but it won't allow any changes. My hope is that if i down load and run "combofix" will the control come back? Is there a simpler way?

A:i need my control panel back

Combofix might work. Is the work computer part of a domain? Control panel access can be taken away by the domain security policy. The easiest thing may be to run a repair install of Windows, or do a full clean install. Repair can replace files that have been deleted by malware or by a malware scanner. The plus to a repair is that your programs don't have to be reinstalled (usually), you just need to reapply Microsoft patches. The downside is that infections are not wiped away, since the file system tables remain intact. A fresh install get's rid of the malware but you have to reinstall everything and apply a bunch of Microsoft patches. Of course, if the computer is a part of a domain and has a domain security policy, you may not be able to do either.

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how to get back control panel ? i pressed the button wait about 5 seconds white screen disappears has any got a tweak or something that can get my control panel up again
thank you
 

A:how to get back control panel

There is a virus that does that, so run your AV and spyware programmes to see if it can sort it. Worth a shot anyhow.

good luck
 

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My problem is that my computer can no longer connect online, my scanner tells me my access is denied - and I can't access User Accounts on Control Panel - among other things not working ->

I was trying to fix some startup error messages (I think one of them said nfr) that were probably caused when I was trying to rid my computer of AOLDialUp CD components I had installed previously.
The online suggestion I got were wrong and led me to download some bad software to rid these messages when all I had to do was to delete AOLDialUp from my startup...
I remember seeing AVG messages about detecting trojans and viruses and that it couldn't delete all the ones it detected. This happens often, that it can't delete it, and so I was planning on running some cleaning software right after to rid it. But then my internet disconnected abruptly. After restarting my computer to see if that would help, upon my next start up I got error messages that came with a BEEP each from my computer(which never happens because I had set my preferences so my computer doesn't beep on errors).
The first errors to pop up I got rid of - they were from AOLDialUp and were gone after removing it from startup.
The second error I got was Linksys - 0xc000007b - My sister and I are arguing over whether or not this error appeared before or after losing my internet connection. I believe it was there before... so I'm not attributing my internet connection problem to it. But it still BEEPS at ... Read more

A:can't connect online - or access User Account on Control Panel

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Am trying to set up Users on another drive so that I can empty out some of my 120GB SSD. But to do so I have to set a drive to back up the system prior to going ahead.

Now my problem is I have nothing in back up and Restore in the Control Panel or rather the window opens to what is in the pic. Clicking on anything does nothing

I am about to run an SFC but it comes up nothing I am going to be stuck unless I can find another avenue of back up say clone the drive to another - an external for example.

A:Have a blank back up in Control Panel

Am wondering if anyone has any ideas on this please as I am going nowhere - fast. SFC came up no problems.

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My control panel went to a differant language want to know how to reset to English.

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In Control Panel, under SOUND AND AUDIO DEVICES PROPERTIES, ADVANCED AUDIO PROPERTIES, I've set my SPEAKERS to "5.1 Surround Sound Speakers" to go along with my new Pro Media 5.1 system. I have a Creative Audigy card.

Every time I reboot it changes back to DESKTOP STEREO SPEAKERS. So I change it again, APPLY, and say OK. When I reboot... same thing happens again.

How can I force XP to stay with that 5.1 selection?

Any Ideas?

Dan

XP Home, Athlon XP 1900+, MSI K7T266 RU Pro, Audigy Gamer, Pro Media 5.1
 

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Thanks to all for running this great site.This is my first post.
My wife's laptop running Windows XP seems to have no Control Panel. It's not on the Start Menu, I can't get to it via 'My Computer' and I can't see any likely control panel app. in the 'Windows' directory.

Can anyone please help me get it back?

Many thanks.

A:How can I get 'Control Panel' Back on the Start Menu?

Right click on the start button, select properties.

On the Start Menu Tab, select Customize.

On the Advanced tab, under Control Panel, see if Display as a link is ticked.

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control panel was gone, your forum helped me get it back. when i click on one of the icons, a box appears saying ( due to the restrictions on this computer action has been canceled, contact your system administrater,) i thought i was the administrater, i have xp, compaq presario. i didnt change the administrater, im wondering how to fix this problem. thank you. dperks
 

A:got control panel back, still wont let me open any thing. help

You say you thought you were the administrator.
Just confirm by going to User Accounts

Also can you make a temporary (or not) new user with Admin rights
Logout of your current user (if you have a password in your current user just remove it first)
Log in to your new user
click on one of the icons in Control Panel again
If it works consider deleting your old useraccount (saving your files)

Warning - removing your old useraccount will lose all your user settings:
Wallpaper
Screensaver
Email
Favorites
My Documents
Internet/Mail settings
Some game backup files (ie the registration)
 

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After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, through the Microsoft free upgrade, my first attempt ended in Windows 7 being automatically "reinstalled" and useable. After research, I discovered that one's antivirus program should be disabled as well as all USB-connected devices unplugged. Once this was done, Windows 10 did install, but I'm now left with having the system icon in the old-fashioned control respond when clicked sending me back to the desktop. I do not have a solution for this problem.

Any ideas? Thanks!

A:System on Control Panel reverts back to Desktop

Originally Posted by DrByte


After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, through the Microsoft free upgrade, my first attempt ended in Windows 7 being automatically "reinstalled" and useable. After research, I discovered that one's antivirus program should be disabled as well as all USB-connected devices unplugged. Once this was done, Windows 10 did install, but I'm now left with having the system icon in the old-fashioned control respond when clicked sending me back to the desktop. I do not have a solution for this problem.

Any ideas? Thanks!



Right-click the Start button then click System, see if you get the same result or if it works as it should.

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Internet options-icon is not working and is missing.. screenshot: http://img235.imageshack.us/img235/9282/screennsddfhn9.jpglog... I know there are traces of other antivirus programs, I will kill them some day.----Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:48:07, on 25.2.2008Platform: 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\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG... Read more

A:Missing Control Panel Icon, Hasn't Came Back.

Hello justnothing and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I see no signs of viruses or malware inthe log. It is clean.The HijackThis forum deals exclusively with virus and malware issues. HijackThis does not have the capability to analyze performance, hardware or application issues. For these types of issues I would suggest posting to the Windows XP Home and Professional forum.The techs in that forum specialize in matters pertaining to the operating system, performance and applications. Let them know that you have been to this forum and that no malware was found.When posting to any other forum, do not post a HijackThis log or the post will simply be moved back to this forum for infection analysis. That is what HijackThis is used for and that is what we specialize in here in this forum.Also, when posting in any other forum for assistance, give as much detail as possible regarding any issues that are occurring. The more information they have, the better the techs can analyze the issue and make any recommendations for resolving it.Cheers.OT

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After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, through the Microsoft free upgrade, my first attempt ended in Windows 7 being automatically "reinstalled" and useable. After research, I discovered that one's antivirus program should be disabled as well as all USB-connected devices unplugged. Once this was done, Windows 10 did install, but I'm now left with having the system icon in the old-fashioned control respond when clicked sending me back to the desktop. I do not have a solution for this problem.

Any ideas? Thanks!

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Was having problems with java now I completed lost the java icon when I go into my control panel. It was suggested by someone who was helping me in another thread to find someone with more advanced skills. Not sure who can help now?
 

A:Solved: lost Java icon in my control panel!!! How do I get it back!!

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My daughter has a packard bell esaynote TJ68 which she said was running a bit slow, I've changed a setting in control panel - system & security - check performance
issues - i changed it to 'basic' for the start up & now nothing works properly,
i've gone back in to change it & i can't find any options to change it back, i
also can't do system restore as the option isn't there, none of the trouble
shooters work & internet's not working
 

A:Solved: Changed setting in control panel & i can't change it back

Try typing in MSCONFIG at the Windows + R key run prompt - it will open MSconfig and maybe that is what you changed, and can select the 'normal startup' again. Then reboot.
 

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When I click on "Back up your computer" in Control Panel->System and Security, I get a gui that says "Back up or restore your files" at the top and nothing else. The rest of the window is blank. No "Turn off schedule",
"Create a system image" or "Create a system repair disc" on the left. I've tried a reboot. This is on Windows 7 Pro Service pack 1 (32 bit - 4gb ram). I've been using the backup method for several years. All of a sudden - poof.

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As many will be aware, MS have replaced Control Panel with Settings when you right click on start button.

It is quite easy to reset back to Control Panel as this context menu is customisable.

The link below describes customisation in detail.

Basically the menu entries are all stored in your profile


Below is how it is setup in the release version 14393.



I simply went to same folder in 14946 and replaced all icons including the desktop .ini with the ones from 14393 above.

As you can see below - it now shows control panel, and opens up control panel instead.



More details how to customise here.

[Exclusive] Customize Add, Remove, Rename or Move Shortcuts - AskVG

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Hi

Thanks in advance for the help. I checked the forums and looks like I have a similar problem to a couple of folks. I keep running Symantec and it finds the KillAV trojan and says its removed, but then it comes back. Now I cant access my Control Panel. Here is the Hijack This Log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:10:49 PM, on 10/8/2007
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\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\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\Program Files\IDriveE\IDriveE Service.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\toshiba\ivp\swupdate\swupdtmr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TouchED\TouchED.Exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\TFNF5.exe
C:\Program Fil... Read more

A:Solved: KillAV keeps Coming Back Disabled Control Panel and Cant Access AV Sites

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I need to block/hide/disable in the control panel the option "Change Adapter Settings". I have a DHCP server and I dont want my users configure a network adapter with a fixed ip.

I am looking for registry section or a directive that makes the trick.

Thanks in advance.

A:How can I block in Control Panel the option "Change Adapter Settings"

I found this software, but I wonder how it is made the trick.

I need to apply "it" throw an in-house application.

Edit Windows 7 Registry Software, Customize Windows XP Registry Settings, Tweak Registry Editor

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How to open "All Control Panel Items" from the command line? thanks...

A:Command Line Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items

Is this what you are referring to?

List of Control Panel Command Line Commands

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Good evening,

I've noticed a difference in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Personalization between editions of Windows 10.

My wife's laptop is running Windows 10 Home, and her personalization screen looks like this:

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise, and my personalization screen looks like this:

Notice that the menu options on the left, and quick access to change the theme settings on the bottom are missing from the enterprise screenshot.

Does anyone have any thoughts on this? Is it simply a difference between editions? Or is there a setting that is not turned on in my installation?

Thanks in advance!

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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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