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This article provides advice that tells you the best way to successfully treat your Microsoft Windows Unable To Access Programs And Features error messages both by hand and / or automatically. Register now! Is it being blocked by a malware scanning/blocking process? i guess it's not really that big a deal, i have an external hard drive i could transfer all my files to and re-format my laptop. check my blog

System restore can't hurt to try. How can I enable these features and others... What... .NET General I cannot access Programs and FeaturesIt says it has been disabled by the administrator. These problems can be due to drive letter changes, removal of the original install image, or other drive changes.

Right click and select properties. As BFK posted, you can repair install and you won't lose data/pic/etc files (even though a backup of what's important is crucial). You should now see it in the list above - touch it or press enter if it is highlighted. Thanks in advance Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 09-21-2008, 04:18 PM #2 jenae Moderator - Microsoft Support Join Date: Jun 2008 Location: Sydney Posts: 6,933

IE, not so much. Hard Drives 488GB Seagate ST350041 3AS SCSI Disk Device (ATA) deanolfc View Public Profile Find More Posts by deanolfc . 22 May 2011 #2 Irene Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit NickSaviorNov 26, 2014, 5:46 PM reedo_43 said: What is the status of the windows installer service? I did check the msi.dll file and here's what it looks like.When I was looking up solutions to my problem, someone did suggest a system restore, but others said that didn't

By default it should be manual. LOL lol I sure hope so. Ok when you try it after restarting please try it once with avg on and once with it temporary disabled. Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied6 years ago. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/164664-control-panel-access-problem.html Related Resources solved Far cry 4 i cant install !

An unfinished installation, an unfinished file erasure, bad deletion of applications or equipment. edit: just tryed using a registry fix found Programs and Features - Enable or Disable here , still cannot access . Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. NickSaviorNov 26, 2014, 7:02 PM reedo_43 said: Do a system restore.

OS vista home basic Reply With Quote New 09 Aug 2010 #2 richc46 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Moderator Join Date : Dec 2008 Fairfield County, CT Posts https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/598099/programs-and-features-does-not-launch-in-windows-7-professional/ The time now is 14:52. .

Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar Check the setting User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users If it is set to Automatically deny elevation requests, you will not be able to use Administrator Ran Speccy, that did run; results at http://speccy.piriform.com/results/ZEarmX0OsizeGR5msuOcjRC did you want me to post the whole thing here?

Press enter and let system file checker run reboot to take effect. « slo mo vista ! | Cannot share media/Network Discovery not working » Thread Tools Show Printable Version click site I want to use the uninstaller in "Programs and Features". We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

Current Temperatures Dell Latitude No bootable devices Reimage Java did not install error 1603 Hidden Programs [SOLVED] Brand new monitor issue No 2.4GHz band connections on... Click Run or Open, and then follow the steps in in the Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter. Blocking access to 'Add/Remove Programs' is often a sign of infection, but scans say that I am clear. news Latest entries 0x00000057 Relay Acces Denied Windows Registry Win2000 Oraops9.dll: Outlook Express Oe Spdstrm.exe Error 605 Ie Errors Free Data Recovery Download 10054 Error System Restore Acces Denied Error_resource_not_present Hp Printer

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Everytime I open programs and features from the control panel Windows Explorer stops working, I also get an assortment of error messages such as rundll32.exe closing and a runtime error "204 Unfortunately as far as programs and features goes I am out of ideas so I will opt out and open this to all experts I just thought I would give you Back to top #4 Lefty Widdagun Lefty Widdagun Topic Starter Members 21 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:52 PM Posted 01 December 2015 - 10:37 PM @hamluis: totally legal, been MS verified System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Pavilion s3700y (PC) OS Vista Home Premium 32bit (PC) CPU AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5000+ Motherboard Pegatron Acacia Memory 3GB Micron Technology (PC2-6400) Graphics Card

same response can not open programs and features from control panel Expert: Freddy M. thanks Dimmusacio for your help i learn a lot more i am going to try to restart the computer one more time, i let you know what happen and thanks for Using "several registry cleaning tools" has probably only made matters worse, that's the last thing one should do as most of them are nothing but snake oil and do nothing but More about the author sometimes in launching Chrome it freezes.

The time now is 14:52. This damaged system file will cause absent and wrongly linked documents and archives essential for the proper operation of the program. I've tried downloading updates for Windows, but the Important updates do not download.I was able to run Virus scans and everything comes up clean. Back to top #12 jhayz jhayz BC Advisor 6,920 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:52 AM Posted 05 December 2015 - 01:18 AM Try also searching here http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/77679-programs-features-enable-disable.html Tekken Back

Vista General Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Please try the request again. ok, open windows task manager, what should i do here. Expert: Freddy M. Ask Freddy M.

I have done several virus scans, and nothing has been able to find a problem with anything. Visit the Microsoft Support article, Fix problems that block programs from being installed or removed. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. in Japanese more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture /

It may just put you out of your misery...and mine! The Fix complete. *File size: 8.5MB Download time: <120 Secs When you have Unable To Access Programs And Features error then we strongly recommend that you run an error message scan.