control panel xp pro

  skye1205 17:20 17 Feb 04
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hi, has anyone any idea why my pc is behaving this way i can open control panel but as soon as its open i cannot access anything in there nothing will open whatsoever ?? IM lost with this one i reformatted and put a fresh install of xp onto it and it happened the second time im confused :(

  pc moron 17:23 17 Feb 04

Are you logged on as an Administrator?

  JIM 17:28 17 Feb 04

What happens when you go to start,run. and type in "control" then click ok?

  JIM 17:30 17 Feb 04

in

c:\windows\system32\nusrmgr.cpl

does it open up admin?

  skye1205 17:48 17 Feb 04

no i wasnt logged in as admin - the actual control panel does open but nothing in it is accessible - also desktop icons wont do anything at all ??

  JIM 18:04 17 Feb 04

using the c:\windows\system32\nusrmgr.cpl that i posted are you able to enter and create a new account name to see if control panel would be accessible from account.

Sorry but this does not give me the impression you had a clean formatt and install.Did any thing appear to have a hic-up as you installed XP?

  skye1205 18:19 17 Feb 04

i did have hiccup installing yes so what i have done is reformatted again and done another install - which ran smoothly im hoping fingers crossed it will solve the problem ill keep you informed thanks in advance :)

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