Cannot Access Device Manager Mmc.exe
Have you tried sfc /scannow, you will need a WIN7 disc this will check for any corrupted files in the OS. http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/f/open-device-manager-windows-7.htm #2 helpifIcan, Sep 15, 2013 AST Active MemberJoined:Sep 15, 2013Messages:8Likes Received:0 No it doesn't help, tried to open from Control Panel, CMD.exe, start menu, GodMode, System Props, etc. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. his comment is here
Startup Repair >cannot fix hardware failures [such as a failing hard disk or incompatible memory] >nor does it protect against virus attacks. >Startup Repair is not designed to fix Windows installation Way 6: Open Device Manager via Command Prompt. Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600](C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.C:\Documents and Settings\Doug Howard>tasklistImage Name PID Session Name Session# Mem Usage========================= ====== ================ ======== ============System Idle Process 0 Console 0 16 KSystem 4 CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
I ran Windows Repair (all-in-one). by R. I ran Windows Repair (all-in-one).
No idea what it is - yet -Happy Safe Computing ! More... Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Device Manager: Won't open The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Use Taskmanager (Ctrl-Alt-Del) to end the running process if you can (or use Process Explorer)WINVLORE.EXE 1228 Console 0 3,700 K........STARTER.EXE 1212 Console 0 2,648 K belongs to WHAT ??
Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Let us know if it shows any unrepairable files. done that already, when I click on it same message appears, MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\devmgmt.msc and so on Using the "administrator tools" either via in the startmenu or control this contact form Click the link and follow the installation instructions that are written at the top of the page. 0 #5 Josh Hau Posted 17 August 2008 - 02:27 PM Josh Hau Member
What happens when you click on it? What happens when you click on it using this. Hi to both of you, Runner you jumped ahead of me. Stay logged inLog in with FacebookLog in with TwitterLog in with Google Menu Forums ForumsQuick LinksSearch ForumsHistoryRecent PostsLive StreamUnanswered Threads Media MediaQuick LinksSearch MediaNew Media Resources ResourcesQuick LinksSearch ResourcesMost Active AuthorsLatest
Stay logged in Sign up now! http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/142050-Can-t-open-device-manager This is what I tried all the time and still a no go I'm wondering, if I perform repair install, will it fix the problem? I was going to offer a few other "device manager" ideas but it looks like you have bigger problems to consider. The results failed.
See we were typing at same the same time. Thx for your prompt reply tho Regards, Josh 0 #9 The Skeptic Posted 18 August 2008 - 12:31 PM The Skeptic Trusted Tech Technician 4,075 posts Thanks for letting us know. runner runner, #8 2010/09/18 goddez1 Geek Member Joined: 2002/01/12 Messages: 2,973 Likes Received: 49 Trophy Points: 618 Location: Houston, Tx Computer Experience: Depends on area. weblink I wonder if you should consider a trip to our virus/malware/adware forum.
I see you checked back into the board and forum. A virus would also cause file repair problems. The last one I tried early this year left 10-12 that didn't install.
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Thanks for your help peeps, I'll continue to implement the advice. mmc.exe - unable to locate component This application has failed to start because apphelp.dll was not found. What can I try next. Better think real hard and take steps NOW to back up any data you wish to keep.
Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I get the same error when trying to access my event viewer. Some pest were found and removed. check over here I restarted windows and closed all background applications and double clicked the file and still cannot access msconfig, device manager, etc.
or start > run > cmd > services.msc ? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Noted at a HJT forum. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Quick Links HelpWithWindows.com RoseCitySoftware.com Recommended Links Menu Log in or Sign up Search Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma.
Step 1: Turn on Command Prompt. Sure, I turned off UAC, is this a problem? To do so: Startmenu button>administrators tools>computer management>device manager Got the my computer icon on the desktop?