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Q: lost my desktop control & properties

I have a properties my desktop & lost control blue screen and when I go to the desktop properties the tab for background is missing- Here s my HJT list- Any help thanks Logfile of HijackThis v Scan saved at AM on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v Running processes lost my desktop control & properties C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system lost my desktop control & properties winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C PROGRA AVG AVG avgtray exe C WINDOWS system RUNDLL EXE C Program Files Google GoogleToolbarNotifier GoogleToolbarNotifier exe C PVSW Bin W DBSMGR EXE C PROGRA AVG AVG avgwdsvc exe C UPS WSTD MSSQL UPSWSDBSERVER Binn sqlservr exe C WINDOWS system nvsvc exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C PROGRA AVG AVG avgrsx exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Documents and Settings Rich Gulden Desktop Comp Control Optimizers HijackThis exe R - 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in my pc i can't view control panel,desktop properties,time and i cant use add or remove programs if i try to open it shows the same message dialog as "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.please contact your system administrator."
what can i do to fix this problem?
please help. i had tried all anti virus for this problem but i couldn'tt fix it.
 

A:control panel desktop properties not opening

You need to logon using the "Administrator" account.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/control-panel-desktop-properties-not-opening.867852/
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Hello I'm not really new to this vista System window desktop Personalize and disabled!! Properties, on control panel experience and all i have no serious problems encountered before aside from a few lags in the system when it starts or opens an application but just recently well yesterday I tried opening my system properties to run my OS in very minimal visual effects since it was running a little slow again I was not able to open the thing after right clicking the properties window in Computer also i have tried going to control panel but the only thing i can see after i click on the control panel button is a window with an empty space named windows explorer and it suddenly closed after like a second or so also i tried also opening my quot personalize quot on the desktop and it has the same response as with my control panel what probably is the problem with my computer i System Properties, Personalize window on desktop and control panel disabled!! read that it could be a malware but my anti-virus could not detect anything at all

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All my icons have disappeared and I can t bring them back Also when I right click on the desktop I get no response When I left click I get nothing when I double click I get the desktop. my Help! control I've of lost start menu This problem began when Help! I've lost control of my desktop. I was on a secure line and received a receipt for a purchase I decided to try to save it I right clicked and clicked on different choices one was copy quot something or other quot another was save quot something or other quot and another one was Help! I've lost control of my desktop. send to desktop kind of I guess I d better explain why I m so vague I m in Japan and I use a computer with the Japanese version of WindowsXP I can read Japanese at about an elementary school level My wife is a well educated Japanese woman but she wasn t around at the time The Japanese is the same as English It just has the menu selections translated to Japanese So that s why I had to say quot something or other quot and quot kind of quot Well after I clicked on those places I went to my desktop and my wallpaper had disappeared I had a blue screen with my icons on the left and a thin band of white light running across the middle of the screen Also in the upper right quadrant there was a pull down menu arrow I pulled down the menu and pressed what looked like something that indicated delete With that the blue screen disappeared and was replaced with a white screen with a slightly grayer area on the left At that point I went to the control panel and tried to figure it from there and to tell the truth I don t remember all the buttons I pressed but in the end I wound up with full screen wallpaper and no icons and no response to right click Also my start menu has changed color and now has my name on the top which it didn t have before and well the whole computer is a mess I guess I should add that I have a lot of utilities installed and I don t think I could really list them all but there are a couple that I suspect may be interfering One is Webshots from which I get my wallpaper and another is H-menu which has been very useful but has the ability to make my icons disappear temporarily when I press Shift- Ctr-Alt-D I did that and that was when I lost my icons Usually it acts as a toggle This time it didn t Any ideas anybody nbsp

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Hi People Got Spysherrif Did the deed set out in the other my desktop Lost control of posts Still can t change my desktop Theme is shown as quot modified quot but I can t delete it Here is the HJ log Someone take a look at this for me Regards Richard Logfile of HijackThis v Scan saved at AM on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass Lost control of my desktop exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe Lost control of my desktop C Program Files Common Files Acronis Schedule schedul exe C Program Files ewido security suite ewidoctrl exe C PROGRA NETGEAR MEDIAS ImmsService exe C Program Files LogMeIn RaMaint exe C Program Files LogMeIn LogMeIn exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Program Files Twonkyvision MediaServer exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS system fxssvc exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C WINDOWS essspk exe C WINDOWS System spool drivers w x hpztsb exe C WINDOWS System hphmon exe C Program Files Hewlett-Packard Digital Imaging Unload hpqcmon exe C Program Files Hewlett-Packard HP Share-to-Web hpgs wnd exe C Program Files Microsoft Hardware Keyboard type exe C PROGRA NETASS SMARTB MotiveSB exe C Program Files Common Files Microsoft Shared Works Shared WkUFind exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe c Program Files Hewlett-Packard HP Share-to-Web hpgs wnf exe C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C Program Files Common Files PCSuite DataLayer DataLayer exe C Program Files Common Files Nokia Tools NclTray exe C Program Files Winamp winampa exe C WINDOWS System HPHipm exe C Program Files LogMeIn LogMeInSystray exe C PROGRA McAfee com Agent McAgent exe C WINDOWS SYSTEM qttask exe C Program Files Acronis TrueImage TrueImageMonitor exe C Program Files Common Files Acronis Schedule schedhlp exe C Program Files Common Files PCSuite Services ServiceLayer exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C program files TheWeatherNetwork WeatherEye WeatherEye exe C Program Files Microsoft ActiveSync WCESCOMM EXE C Program Files Desktop Architect datray exe C Program Files WinZip WZQKPICK EXE C Program Files Adobe Acrobat Distillr acrotray exe C Program Files Microsoft ActiveSync WCESMgr exe C PROGRA WINZIP winzip exe C Documents and Settings home My Documents HijackThis exe R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL c secure html R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Bar http g msn ca SEENCA SAOS R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http sympatico msn ca lang en-ca R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Bar http g msn ca SEENCA SAOS R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http sympatico msn ca lang en-ca R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Local Page c secure html R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Local Page c secure html R - HKCU Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Internet Settings AutoConfigURL R - HKCU Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Internet Settings ProxyOverride O - BHO AcroIEHlprObj Class - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files Adobe Acrobat Acrobat ActiveX AcroIEHelper dll O - BHO no name - -D CA- D - C B- AC EDCC - no file O - BHO ST - EDE -C B - E- - BF AF E - C PROGRAM FILES MSN APPS ST EN-XU STMAIN DLL O - BHO Google Toolbar Helper - AA ED - DD- d - -CF F - c program files google googletoolbar dll O - BHO AcroIEToolbarHelper Class - AE CD -E - f- - EE - C Program Files Adobe Acrobat Acrobat AcroIEFavClient dll O - BHO MSNToolBandBHO - BDBD DAD-C - A -ADC - B B FF D - C PROGRAM FILES MSN APPS MSN TOOLBAR EN-CA MSNTB DLL O - Toolbar no name - - FC- baf- C C-BCE BD F - no file O - Toolbar McAfee VirusScan - BA B -B - c -B - F F - c progra mcafee com vso mcvsshl dll O - Toolbar MSN - BDAD DAD-C - A -ADC - B B FF D - C PROGRAM FILES MSN APPS MSN TOOLBAR EN-CA MSNTB DLL O - T... Read more

A:Lost control of my desktop

welcome to TSG

ok, have you run the smitrem fix and ewido?

let me know and I'll post instructions to fix you up?

Have you lost Xp theme or is your desktop still hijacked?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-control-of-my-desktop.412422/
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when i got home today i found my computer filled with pop ups saying you have a virus I Control Al Lost Desktop then my computer restarted on me and now when i log on my desktop turns white and tells me click here to activate my desktop In the bottom corner i have a little message by the timer saying quot You have a virus quot I tried I Lost Al Desktop Control booting into safe mode and i have no admin on my account i usually do but i think the virus made it's own admin account since I Lost Al Desktop Control there is one in the safe mode log in menu But when i start in safe mode every seconds a message pops up asking if i want to use safe mode or pick a restore date Please help here is my hjt fileDeckard's System Scanner v Run by AARON on - - Computer is in Normal Mode ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point -- Last Restore Point s -- - - UTC - RP - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point - - UTC - RP - Last known good configuration - - UTC - RP - Restore Operation - - UTC - RP - Last known good configuration - - UTC - RP - Last known good configuration-- First Restore Point -- - - UTC - RP - System CheckpointBacked up registry hives Performed disk cleanup -- HijackThis run as AARON exe -----------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at VIRUS ALERT on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Boot mode NormalRunning processes C WINDOWS System smss exeC WINDOWS system winlogon exeC WINDOWS system services exeC WINDOWS system lsass exeC WINDOWS system svchost exeC WINDOWS System svchost exeC WINDOWS system spoolsv exeC Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exeC Program Files Symantec LiveUpdate ALUSchedulerSvc exeC WINDOWS system CTsvcCDA EXEC Program Files NVIDIA Corporation nTune nTuneService exeC WINDOWS system nvsvc exeC PROGRA TRENDM INTERN PcCtlCom exeC WINDOWS system PnkBstrA exeC PROGRA TRENDM INTERN Tmntsrv exeC PROGRA TRENDM INTERN TmPfw exeC PROGRA TRENDM INTERN tmproxy exeC Program Files Viewpoint Common ViewpointService exeC PROGRA TRENDM INTERN PcScnSrv exeC WINDOWS system wscntfy exeC WINDOWS system wuauclt exeC WINDOWS system RTDCPL EXEC PROGRA Mozilla Firefox firefox exeC Documents and Settings AARON Desktop dss exeC PROGRA TRENDM HIJACK AARON exeR - URLSearchHook Yahoo Toolbar - EF BD -C FB- D - F- D F - no file O - BHO Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files Common Files Adobe Acrobat ActiveX AcroIEHelper dllO - BHO Spybot-S amp D IE Protection - - F - D - - D F - C Program Files Spybot - Search amp Destroy SDHelper dllO - BHO DriveLetterAccess - CA D E- - CF- E - - C WINDOWS System DLA DLASHX W DLLO - BHO SSVHelper Class - BB-D F - C-B EB-D DAF D D - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dllO - BHO no name - CC EC -CF - -A -E C D C - C WINDOWS system qoMccYPH dllO - BHO no name - D CA - - CDD-B -CACC A - C WINDOWS system geBsTjge dllO - HKLM Run RTDCPL RTDCPL EXEO - HKLM Run ISUSPM Startup C PROGRA COMMON INSTAL UPDATE ISUSPM exe -startupO - HKLM Run ISUSScheduler quot C Program Files Common Files InstallShield UpdateService issch exe quot -startO - HKLM Run DMXLauncher C Program Files Dell Media Experience DMXLauncher exeO - HKLM Run LXBUCATS rundll C WINDOWS System spool DRIVERS W X LXBUtime dll RunDLLEntry O - HKLM Run lxbumon exe quot C Program Files Lexmark Series lxbumon exe quot O - HKLM Run DLA C WINDOWS System DLA DLACTRLW EXEO - HKLM Run pccguide exe C PROGRA TRENDM INTERN pccguide exeO - HKLM Run CTHelper CTHELPER EXEO - HKLM Run CTxfiHlp CTXFIHLP EXEO - HKLM Run Copperhead C Program Files Razer Copperhead razerhid exeO - HKLM Run nwiz nwiz exe installO - HKLM Run PowerStrip c program files powerstrip pstrip exeO - HKLM Run Lachesis C Program Files Razer Lachesis razerhid exeO - HKLM ... Read more

A:I Lost Al Desktop Control

Hi and Welcome to the forums.Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next replyNote: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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Te volume control used to preside in the lower right corner of the sesktop and has now disappeared. How do I reinstall?
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A:Volume control lost from desktop

You could try a Notifications Area Icons reset, here is a tutorial:
Notification Area Icons - Reset

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My mother-in-laws computer is fubar right now I cannot access the control panel or any properties and the popup message says quot This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer Please contact your system administrator quot She is the administrator so this is definately a virus spyware problem Running AVG Trend Micro and Windows Live One Care did not take care of the problem Here is the HJT log Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows properties... or control No panel access to XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v Boot mode Normal Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C Program Files Microsoft Windows OneCare Live Antivirus MsMpEng exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system No access to control panel or properties... spoolsv exe C Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exe C Program Files Grisoft AVG Anti-Spyware guard exe C Program Files Microsoft Windows OneCare Live Firewall msfwsvc exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C Program Files Grisoft AVG Anti-Spyware avgas exe C Program Files Microsoft No access to control panel or properties... Windows OneCare Live winss exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system igfxsrvc exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C WINDOWS explorer exe C Program Files Internet Explorer iexplore exe C Program Files Microsoft No access to control panel or properties... Windows OneCare Live winssnotify exe C Documents and Settings Gran Desktop hijack HiJackThis exe R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Bar http red clientapps yahoo com cus sbcydsl http www yahoo com search ie html R - HKCU Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Internet Settings ProxyOverride O - BHO SSVHelper Class - BB-D F - C-B EB-D DAF D D - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - HKLM Run AVG Anti-Spyware quot C Program Files Grisoft AVG Anti-Spyware avgas exe quot minimized O - HKCU Run ctfmon exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe O - HKUS S- - - Run Picasa Media Detector C Program Files Picasa PicasaMediaDetector exe User SYSTEM O - HKUS DEFAULT Run Picasa Media Detector C Program Files Picasa PicasaMediaDetector exe User Default user O - Global Startup Adobe Reader Speed Launch lnk C Program Files Adobe Acrobat Reader reader sl exe O - Extra context menu item E amp xport to Microsoft Excel - res C PROGRA MICROS OFFICE EXCEL EXE O - Extra button no name - B E C - FCB- CF-AAA - C - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - Extra Tools menuitem Sun Java Console - B E C - FCB- CF-AAA - C - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - Extra button Research - B - CC- C -B BE- C C A - C PROGRA MICROS OFFICE REFIEBAR DLL O - Extra button Real com - CD F -D E - d - FE- C F AFE - C WINDOWS system Shdocvw dll O - Extra button no name - e e dd -d - - b -f ba - C WINDOWS Network Diagnostic xpnetdiag exe O - Extra Tools menuitem xpsp res dll - - e e dd -d - - b -f ba - C WINDOWS Network Diagnostic xpnetdiag exe O - Extra button Messenger - FB F -F - d -BB E- C F - C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe O - Extra Tools menuitem Windows Messenger - FB F -F - d -BB E- C F - C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe O - DPF -C A- E-A -C C BBF Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool - http go microsoft com fwlink linkid O - DPF B C E-F - A - B -C FEFEC yucsetreg Class - C Program Files Yahoo common yucconfig dll O - DPF E A- D- EE - C-DC FA D FC MUWebControl Class - http update microsoft com microsoftupdate v V Controls en x client muweb site cab O - DPF CE D D - CF- C D- FE - F A - https www-secure symantec com techsupp asa ctrl SymAData cab O - DPF D F A- - B -B D- BB EB E PhotosCtrl Class - http photos yahoo com ocx us yexplorer us cab O - AppInit DLLs C WINDOWS system hadjajr ini O - Winlogon Notify jkk... Read more

A:No access to control panel or properties...

Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.

**Note: In the event you already have Combofix, this is a new version that I need you to download. It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**
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1. Close any open browsers.

2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix or remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".
Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
...
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Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

When finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post the "C:\ComboFix.txt" along with a new HijackThis log for further review.

**Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall**
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-access-to-control-panel-or-properties.663963/
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everytime i click display properties all i get is a quick flash and thats it,and the same goes for anything in the control panel such as add/remove programs.I am already logged on as administrator,so any suggetions?
 

A:Display Properties and control panel

1) Run an online virus scan
2) Run adware and spyware software
Adware http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail.php3?fid=965718306
3) Post results if issue continue.
 

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I am cleaning up from a virus and one of the issues that I have is that System Information(msinfo32) gives the message "Can't collect information". I have printer software that will not work for scanning, although, he printer will print.

From WMI console(wmimgmt.msc) I can check properties of "WMI Control (Local)" and see:

Failed to initialize all required WMI classes

Win32_Processor: Win32: The RPC server is unavailable
Win32_WMISeting: Successful
Security Information: Successful
Win32_OperatingSystem: Win32: The RPC server is unavailable

If I run Net Diagnostics from the tools menu in System Information and perform a scan, I get the following messages:
WMI errors
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'netdiagnostics'
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_computersystem'
Plus more error about the namespaces.

The RPC service is in automatic and Started.

Thanks for any help you can give.

A:RPC server unavailable in WMI control properties

Stop the Windows Management Instrumentation service then delete everything in this folder:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem\Repository

Reboot (this forces Windows to rebuild the folder).

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/213120/rpc-server-unavailable-in-wmi-control-properties/
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Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'netdiagnostics'
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- Computer System WMI Error FAILED
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_computersystem'
+ Operating System WMI Error FAILED
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_operatingsystem'
- Version WMI Error FAILED
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_operatingsystem'
Modems and Network Adapters
- Modems WMI Error FAILED
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_potsmodem'
- Network Adapters WMI Error FAILED
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_networkadapterconfiguration'
- Network Clients WMI Error FAILED
Unable to connect to WMI namespace 'win32_networkclient'

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hi Today i was trying to get rid of the login password to make easier my girlfriend's hurry Lost in lost my a plz pc, totally and of Admin access control access to my Lost Admin access and totally lost control of my pc, in a hurry plz pc I don't know what in hell i clicked but a computer nightmare began I think It has to do with me managing the netplwiz settings Suddenly i wasn't my computer's admin anymore and i was getting UAC prompts for everything without being able to run any software I don't know if i deleted my admin account or i just took away its admin privileges Of course i couldn't run elevated CMD prompt or nothing like that As you see the quot yes button quot was greyed out So i tried to take care of that and rebooted in safe mode and logged in as admin and only the first time it worked i mean i could login as admin I opened an elevated CMD prompt and typed Code net user administrator active yes to enable the built in Admin account and Code net user administrator password to reset the admin account and make it empty Well when i rebooted i find out that the built-in admin's password wasn't empty as i thought it would be i i have no idea about the password No only that if i try again booting in safe mode the admin option is now password protected and i don't know the password I can only login with my microsoft account which doesn't have admin privileges The only difference is that now windows gives me the chance to enter the password everytime i want to do something a password i don't know I feel trapped and i totally lost control of my computer I AM DESPERATE SINCE I NEED TO WORK please someone help me Running Win Home x

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I've been searching the internet for several hours but I haven't been able to find an answer for this, so I would really appreciate your help.

I can't open Mouse Properties in Control Panel. I click and nothing happens. I ran sfc /scannow but it didn't fix the problem. It found some corrupted files which it couldn't fix, but they weren't related to the mouse or control panel in any way I could see.

Thanks!

A:Can't open mouse properties in control panel.

See if there is a driver for your mouse. I have a Microsoft mouse for instance. I would check the manufacturer's site , un-install and re-install the driver. That may work. If it's a generic mouse, you could always go into "device manager" and un-install the driver and let Windows find it again. That may work too. Let us know.

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A:Control Panel and My Computer Properties Won't Show Up.

Hi toolage and welcome to TSG.

It looks like you certainly had a nasty trojan previously.

Scan with HijackThis and place a checkmark in the boxes before the following entries:-

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
F2 - REG:system.ini: Shell=
O2 - BHO: IEHlprObj Class - {ABCDECF0-4B15-11D1-ABED-709549C10000} - blank (file missing)
O7 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System, DisableRegedit=1
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)
O16 - DPF: {1D4DB7D2-6EC9-47A3-BD87-1E41684E07BB} - http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache...up1.0.0.15.cab
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.real.com/289ca1f1...p/RdxIE601.cab
O20 - Winlogon Notify: xxyxw - xxyxw.dll (file missing)

Close all other windows except HijackThis and click the "Fix Checked" button.

Restart your machine.
Download WinPFind3U.exeto your Desktop and double-click on it to extract the files. It will create a folder named WinPFind3u on your desktop.

Open the WinPFind3u folder and double-click on WinPFind3U.exe to start the program.
In the Processes group click All
In the Win32 Services group click Non-Microsoft
In the Driver Services group click Non-Microsoft
In the Registry group click Non-Microsoft
In the Files Created Within group click 60 days Make sure Non-Microsoft only is UNCHECKED
In the Files Modified Within group select 30 days Make sure Non-Microsoft only is CHECKED
In the File String Searchgroup select Non-Microsoft
Under Additional Scans select the following:
Reg - Policy Settings
Now click the Run Scan button on the toolbar.
The program will be scanning huge amounts of data so depending on your system it could take a long time to complete. Let it run unhindered until it finishes.
When the scan is complete Notepad will open with the report file loaded in it.
Save that notepad file.
Use the Post a Reply button and attach the notepad file here (Do not copy and paste the log, use the "Manage Attchments" feature).

 

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When trying to access the WMI Control under computer management and checked the properties. The following error message came back when I looked in the general tab:

"Failed to initialize all required WMI classes.

Win32_Processor: Win32: Access is denied.
Win32_WMISetting: Successful
Security Information: Successful
Win32_OperatingSystem: Win32: Access is denied."

I am using Windows Vista Home Premium, I upgraded from Windows XP.

If anyone can help me with this error it would be greatly appreciated.

A:Error while trying to access WMI Control properties on Vista

Quote:





Originally Posted by Gompert


When trying to access the WMI Control under computer management and checked the properties. The following error message came back when I looked in the general tab:

"Failed to initialize all required WMI classes.

Win32_Processor: Win32: Access is denied.
Win32_WMISetting: Successful
Security Information: Successful
Win32_OperatingSystem: Win32: Access is denied."

I am using Windows Vista Home Premium, I upgraded from Windows XP.

If anyone can help me with this error it would be greatly appreciated.





I am using an ASUS G1 laptop with a clean install of Vista Home Premium (now SP1 v.668). I get this error as well. I believe this may be related to a whole slew of other problems I am having, such as the attempt at an installation of SQL Server 2005 Express and configuring IIS7.

I have run around in cirles looking for any sort of resolution for this and have seen no success online for these issues. Other than manually configuring every application I create in InterDev 2003 and 2008, there seems to be no fix for this other than upgrading to Vista Ultimate. Even then, I have not seen 100% resolution in these issues.

Do I have to go back to XP Pro to develop or what? I have UAC turned off, I run everything as administrator and in various compatability modes.

A major issue is one with WebResource.axd which always comes back with the declaration of "not registered". What information can I give that could help other investigate this more thoroughly than I have?

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A:How cam I control USB properties to prevent unwanted restarts?

Hello, and Welcome
 
See if disabling Selective Suspend on the USB hubs works for the shutdown problem. If the computer was turned off it would seem that it would drain off the phone if it was plugged in but that is just a guess on my part.
 
Right-click My Computer, click Properties, click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
Double-click Universal Serial Bus controllers to expand it, right-click USB Root Hub, and then click Properties.
Click the Power Management tab.
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Hi Guys is like nobody was able to give a suggestion to my problem, tell you what? browsing through the bleeping computers forums helps a lot, well I suspected the computer is affected with, either Virus or malware or trojans. I followed some few links posted about Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and superantispywarehttp://www.download.com/SUPERAntiSpyware-F...4-10523889.html then this other specific file that they computer said "Windows can not find C:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe; make sure you type the name correctly and try again" I decided to navigate the C:\ drive until I got the rundll32.exe. Knowing that all windows Xp sp2 have the same files, I went to a working computer and copied C:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe; and saved in a flash,I opened the fault Pc and pasted that file there, then windows displayed do you want to replace the existing C:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe; 33kb? I selected yes.I run the downloads of SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebyte Anti Malware. it captured alot of things that the log file saved them in a note pad. I was prompted to reboot in order for the removal to take effect0after rebooting, the PC accepted, Run msconfig, Add or Remove Program in the Control Panel, and can display the Computer Properties with ease.am very happy of the success.Thanks to Bleeping Computer members.

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A:I Can't Open Control Panel, The Properties Of My Computer.

Hello and welcome to BC. Sorry for the delay in response. If you haven't received help elsewhere already and still need help, please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to help you.

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A:I've lost control of permissions, how can get get control back?

There is no "Documents and Settings" for Win7, unless perhaps you've un-checked "hide protected operating system files". This "Documents and Settings" folder name is an XP concept, which for Win7 is really part of \Users.

If you open Explorer, and select on the "Organize" item on the menu bar, then "Folder and search options" from the dropdown list, and then View tab, you can CHECK that "hide protected operating system files (recommended)". That's a good thing. And it will also automatically prevent you from trying to access hidden system files that you have no business trying to access by that name since they're now invisible and cannot even be seen. They will instead appear with their proper folder names in Explorer, and you shouldn't be denied access to these properly named folders.

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A:I Lost Summary tab on .AVI properties

P.S
i know about this
Code:
avicodec.duby.info/
... dont say to use this az app like MediaInfo is already there in k-lite.....& the main prob is about right click properties info

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A:Control Panel General properties shows memory but

You have the 32-bit version of Windows XP, so it's not going to recognize and use more than 3.0 - 3.25 GB of RAM. More than 2.0 GB of RAM is overkill anyway with Windows XP.

Set virtual memory to "System managed size". There's no need to manually set it.

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I'm not sure about the location tab, but have you tried moving them using this context menu add on Context Menu - Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder[2]=Context Menu, I use this everyday to move stuff around. You can choose exactly where you want to put them with these.
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A:Lost items in sound properties

It seems you're missing some registry keys for the sound events.

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A:lost the web document tab in icon properties

you didn't specify what you are doing, but just dragging an icon shortcut from your computer (ex) program, or file, will not give you the Web Document tab. This is only if you drag a hyperlink from a web page to your desktop, because that would be a WEB document.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/lost-the-web-document-tab-in-icon-properties-601162.html
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A:Control display of file properties on tip when hovering over the entry in win explore

http://www.simplehelp.net/2008/04/15/how-to-disable-the-balloon-tips-in-windows-xp/
http://www.theeldergeek.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=6605
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&...l&hs=i1x&q=show+balloon+tips+xp&start=10&sa=N
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/control-display-of-file-properties-on-tip-when-hovering-over-the-entry-in-win-explore.731519/
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I am confused about my computer's recent behavior. While teaching my students about how to locate information on their O/S, installed processor, memory, etc., I navigated to the MyComputer icon on the Windows XP desktop, right-clicked, and then clicked on Properties. This had worked for me in the past, but now nothing happens when I click there. Similarly, when I use the Start key, then Control Panel, Performance and Maintenance, then System (which I think goes the same place) also nothing. Also the control panel selection for adding and deleting programs no longer works. Is this a symptom of an infection? What are my next steps?
Thanks, it seems like you folks are real experts in these issues.

Charlie Jackson,
MUCG IT Lecturer, Ghana

A:Lost MyComputer properties and Add/Remove Programs

Do you have a XP CD?You might try sfc /scannowhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43051/how-to-use-sfcexe-to-repair-system-files/Also chkdskhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/181197/lost-mycomputer-properties-and-addremove-programs/
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A:Missing Control Panel - windows xp home - restricted access from properties/all

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A:Missing Control Panel windows xp home - restricted access from properties

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A:Lost EXE file properties while copying to a thumb drive

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A:Lost icons and can't access theme change or properties!!

Hi Welcome to Windows Central! Sounds like you might need to do a in-place repair or refresh-reset. Maybe go in to Advanced Startup and try to restore to a earlier time. I'll be logging on and off all day. If you have questions I'll try to help you.

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So dev mgr shows a-ok?

I'd still reinstall the sound drivers....
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/control-panel-sounds-and-audio-devices-properties-volume-options-grayed-out.718542/
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/desktop-properties-169273.html
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A:Properties For The Desktop

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A:Under Properties "desktop" Is Greyed Out!

Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogPlease also post the problems you are having.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/117732/under-properties-desktop-is-greyed-out/
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A:Problems with desktop properties...

See your other post. You should not post more than once.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-with-desktop-properties.518106/
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A:Problems w desktop properties et al

Welcome to TSG!

Try the suggestions in this thread:

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/421241-solved-cant-change-my-desktop-wallpaper.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-w-desktop-properties-et-al.425299/
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screenshot--> http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y78/a12hin0/?action=view&current=dsktp1.jpg

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Thanks.

A:No Properties when I right-click desktop

If that screenshot is what you get when you right click It is correct for vista. Properties is not an option

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/no-properties-when-i-right-click-desktop-171007.html
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A:Desktop > Right Click > Properties = Does nothing

Hi and welcome to the Forum.
It's possible you have malware on your machine. Click on this link and post an HJT log.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/desktop-right-click-properties-does-nothing-140749.html
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A:Problem With Desktop Properties

A system restore might work. want hurt to try.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/61203/problem-with-desktop-properties/
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A:Desktop properties blocked

Hi Neverender,

Welcome to TSG!

Try downloading http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/properties.reg
to your desktop.

To look at the file before you install it in your registry, you can open up a Notepad window, and then select the properties.reg file you downloaded to your Desktop to open it in the Notepad window to look at its contents.

You will see the registry key value that will change.

To look at the current value of that registry key before you install the change, you can run Start>Run>type in: regedit.exe>Ok
Then visit the registry key to determine its value - i.e. before you install the downloaded file.

If the valule is 1, then that is blocking the Properties from your Desktop, if it is 0, then this will not fix your problem.

Let us know if it fixes the problem or not.

To install the downloaded file to your registry: double-click on it.

-- Tom
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/desktop-properties-blocked.462069/
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A:My Desktop Properties Change

This is a Windows XP machine? What SP level? Do you install the Windows Updates?
What type of User accounts are the three users?

I'm not sure what your problem is but if you give us more info others may be able to help.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/22867/my-desktop-properties-change/
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/screensaver-and-desktop-not-on-properties-tab-275350.html
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A:My Desktop Properties Is Messed Up! Help!

Hi Probably there are some leftovers left from desktophijackers like smitfraud edc.. (fake message to trick you to download a rogue anti-spyware program)There a tool to fix this, but first create and post a HJTlogfile, an expert will guide you there First read this topic and follow all instructionshttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/Then, post the HJTlogfile herehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/and mention your problemGood luck

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/37962/my-desktop-properties-is-messed-up-help/
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A:desktop display properties

Click Start > Run > type regedit

Click OK.

Browse to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

and,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system

In the right-pane, delete the Values Wallpaper and Wallpaperstyle, if they exist.

Restart the computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/desktop-display-properties.1009309/
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Hi Montrous Mi,
Try this link and this one. Not sure if they will help, but a start. Well i found another here !!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/administrator-locking-down-desktop-properties.111183/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/display-properties-desktop-is-locked.697751/
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A:can't change user desktop properties

Try this : READ instructions at top of the page.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Line 30. Windows XP Doesn't Save User Settings

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cant-change-user-desktop-properties-538307.html
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A:Cannot Access Properties When Right Clicking On Desktop

What make and model of computer are you using? Were there any issues with the Vista instalaltion (errors, glitches, etc) that you can recall? Have you installed all of the other drivers required for the system?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/139932/cannot-access-properties-when-right-clicking-on-desktop/
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A:Desktop Properties Background page

Have you played around with TweakUI ???Please send a reply, if you solved the problem !!!

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A:Desktop Tab Missing From Display Properties

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Your probably infected, Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/desktop-tab-missing-from-display-properties-225477.html
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this specific problem is not listed on the microsoft knowledge base.

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A:remote desktop properties is empty

See if https://social.technet.microsoft.com...ection-missing
or
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http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/370631-remote-desktop-properties-empty.html
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A:shortcut to Desktop folder properties?

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/94453-shortcut-desktop-folder-properties.html
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A:Cannot access properties when right cliking on desktop

Anyone?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cannot-access-properties-when-right-cliking-on-desktop.700195/
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HTML:
In Windows, right-click on your desktop
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A:Solved: Desktop Properties Help needed

Select "properties", then Settings.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-desktop-properties-help-needed.727720/
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A:Loss of My Pictures in Desktop properties

Hi D/girl -
You can try - Start (on the right side menu where Control Panel is located) > Pictures or My pictures -
It may be there - Or maybe not -

Regards -

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/424354/loss-of-my-pictures-in-desktop-properties/
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A:Desktop properties problem(RESOLVED)

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Click Start / Run and type in services.msc

Scroll down and double click the Themes service.

Is it started and running?

If not, if you Start the service does it initialize without error?
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Click Start / Run and type in regedit

Then go to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Look for the entries NoDispAppearancePage and NoDispBackgroundPage. If they have 1 as their values, set them to 0.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/desktop-properties-problem-resolved-133469.html
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A:ATI advance properties not accessible with Remote Desktop.

StumpedTechy said:

This is a strange one. When at the PC I can go in and look at the display settings and go everywhere I should be able to.

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It makes it hard to support the user when I can't see what the menu options are when connected remotely!

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Anyone know how to make this work with these ATI cards?Click to expand...
I believe that's normal RDC behaviour as I've also seen it, with both ATI and NVIDIA cards IIRC. I believe those settings will be accessible if you use VNC, but I haven't used it in awhile, so I'm not 100% sure on that.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ati-advance-properties-not-accessible-with-remote-desktop.337281/
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A:Right clicking on desktop, slow to open properties box

Maybe try a different mouse.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/70124-right-clicking-desktop-slow-open-properties-box.html
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Sounds like you are still infected.

DL ccleaner and malwarebytes. Boot into Safe Mode, run ccleaner to remove all temp files and clean the registry. Then run malwarebytes and remove all of the infected files.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-xp-desktop-right-click-properties-is-resticted-388589.html
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A:When I Click On Desktop Properties, I Get An Error Message:

Try this

Go to Start > Run and type:

sfc /scannow

You will probably need to have your windows cd handy. Let us know how it goes.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/110875/when-i-click-on-desktop-properties-i-get-an-error-message/
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My desktop tab is missing in display properties, and I don't know how to get it back. I know how to get it back on Win XP Pro, but I'm using home edition.

For Win XP Pro, you need to run GPEdit.MSC, and blah blah...but there's no Group Policy editor for home edition.

So basically, I'm stuck. Could somebody please help me?

Oh, and also, when I right click on my desktop, I don't have that "Hide Desktop Icons" option. Help please, thanks..

~Cid2~
 

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iv been searching for how many hour, editing registries but no luck how to remove the desktop shortcut icon properties,i already remove the properties in desktop but when you click the shortcut and right-click the properties is still there

A:How to Remove Desktop Shortcut Icon Properties

Hello and welcome Gabriel mate can I just ask what you are trying to do?? For example make them larger, smaller or simply just an icon name??
In Properties as you can see you can change them for one of your choice etc but first why??

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/398240-how-remove-desktop-shortcut-icon-properties.html
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hey guys
i have a dilemma with changing my wallpaper
I click on display properties->desktop tab->no response, just freezes
i click on the red cross to get out and comes up with message saying can't run rundll32.exe as app

I've tried looking for solutions but no one seems to know.
I can set wallpaper by clicking on a photo then 'set as wallpaper' but i can't center them as the option is in the display properties desktop tab

cheers
 

A:can't change wallpaper. desktop tab in properties no repsonse

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-change-wallpaper-desktop-tab-in-properties-no-repsonse.680358/
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Hi I was hoping that someone could help me out with this as it s slowly but surely driving me ever closer to insanity Basically I until recently had this nasty spyware that amongst other things locked me out of my task manager as well as the desktop tab in the display properties menu I removed the spyware and managed to get into the task manager by disabling the disabling function in the group policy menu by running gpedit msc However am still not able to get into the Desktop tab The options in the tab are simply greyed out as was previously the same with the taskmanager button When I tried the same trick in the group policy menu by going into User Configuration Administrative templates Control Panel Display option - It made no difference What I have tried is to simply disable all the possible settings there were in the User Configuration Administrative templates Control Panel Display option Is there a different section in the group policy menu which I have to alter or is there some other solution I would be very grateful for any help or possible ideas any of you guys might have as i m completely stumped on this one Ta Paddy nbsp

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I'm trying to access the remote system properties by using the path Start>Right click-Computer> Properties> Remote Settings. But when I do it gives me the error of "Windows cannot find 'C:\Windows\system32\systempropertiesremote.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again."

I've gone into that folder and can't find it next to the other property ones, it's just vanished. I've tried to find a good place to download it but I just can't. Is there a way I can restore just this one file? Or anything at all? What are my options?

First time on these forums so I hope I get good support. Thanks for your time guys.

A:Remote Desktop Properties file missing

hello and welcome..
can you take snapshot??
Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network

edit : added link

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/129606-remote-desktop-properties-file-missing.html
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Two nights ago I visited the web site Flash Fun Pages to find a joke to send to a friend who is sick with cancer I did not problem desktop properties display with [SOLVED] end up sending anything and logged out Yesterday the background on my desktop was hijacked by this site I ran Ad [SOLVED] problem with desktop display properties Aware SE and AVG both regularly and in safe mode but did not find any viruses or malware I also ran Trend Micro House Call but [SOLVED] problem with desktop display properties that did not find any problems either The problem was that the backgrounds were frozen at the end of the list on quot desktop quot and could not be changed I went on line to Downloads com and looked under desktop display hijacked and found some freeware named Desktop Hijack Fix This got rid of the Flash Fun Pages joke links and ads but now my desktop display backgrounds are still frozen although they are now frozen at the top of the list--'none' I can choose a color but I cannot access any of the background options including the photo of my dog which is my background of choice Interestingly there are two users of my computer and the other user does not have this problem I can change the display properties backgrounds on the second user my wife with no problems How do I regain control of my desktop display properties I will very much appreciate any help I can get

A:[SOLVED] problem with desktop display properties

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Any Ideas?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Display Properties / Desktop Glitch

Ran cleandesktop and it took care of it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-display-properties-desktop-glitch.425499/
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Hello computer is Windows XP Home Edition Version I have been having trouble with my desktop i try to click on my shortcuts and Desktop properties opens folders Help, shorcuts and folders but they just open up the properties menu like if you were to right click and click on properties If this has already been asked please post a link to that thread Some important things you should know is that I have two games and one of them i have to go right click on desktop properties settings advanced then trouble shoot and change the hardware acceleration to the third one from the start disable all DirectDraw and Direct D accelerations as well as use this setting Help, Desktop shorcuts and folders properties opens to correct severe problems with directX accelerated applications and then for they other game i switch Help, Desktop shorcuts and folders properties opens it to the h one further-est right on Full I switch to each one to play the different game but then the shortcut to open anything or folder opens their properties menu thanks nbsp

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No sign of "fake virus".  Could this be an OS glitch?  Besides not being able to access programs through shortcuts, start menu is not accessible.  The only way to get to programs is through Task Manager using file, new task, and browse for the program. Will not let me type in address bar.  I am running Malwarebytes as I type this inquiry on another computer.  Thanks for your help

A:Desktop shortcuts only open to "properties" and other problems

Do you have an anti virus app installed? If so, you should also run a full scan with that.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/489028/desktop-shortcuts-only-open-to-properties-and-other-problems/