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Control Panels

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Blur2040, Nov 26, 2001.

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  1. Blur2040

    Blur2040 Thread Starter

    Nov 15, 2001
    My control panels won't open anymore. I followed the fix on the microsoft website, but it didn't work. It says I should reinstall them fromt he windows 98 CD, but all I have is a crappy system restore disk, which isn't a windows 98 cd. Any ideas where I can get the control panels again?
  2. Trish-AA


    Nov 24, 2001
    Maybe try running Scan Disk (Standard) and see if any errors pop up. If they do fix them, reboot and see what happens.
    Also if it's early enough (5 days I think) you can try ScanReg/Restore.
  3. rhettman5


    Dec 3, 2000
    If your Computer only has a restore cd, windows is probably installed on your harddrive, usually in C: .. Windows.. Options..Cabs, check and see, if so, do the Misrosoft fix, but browse to the cabs folder instead of using win 98 CD before you start the fix ...Rhett
  4. HKEd


    Jul 18, 2000

    The Blebla worm is something to consider as it is the cause of many Control Panel applet problems. You could try a scan at HouseCall to confirm/eliminate this possibility.

    If it is Blebla, you're going to need the INF files at this site. Check out the readme.txt file before proceeding.
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