SNIPPING TOOL WILL NOT OPEN

  wfulton_2121 16:36 PM 14 May 12
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Hi all, i am trying to open the snipping tool in wndows 7 but i get the following error

the operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.

any ideas would be much appreciated

thanks

  birdface 16:42 PM 14 May 12

Have you tried right clicking it and choose run as a administrator.

  Ian in Northampton 17:56 PM 14 May 12

It's not a feature that's been left out of W7 Home Basic is it? There seems to be some confusion out there - but plenty of coverage if you Google the problem.

  rdave13 18:42 PM 14 May 12

Check that Tablet PC Components box is ticked, Control panel-> Programs and Features-> Turn Windows Features ON or OFF-> and scroll down a bit.

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