Jump to content


 


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. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Control Panel Missing !


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 acestu

acestu

  • Members
  • 28 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:03:41 AM

Posted 01 October 2008 - 04:45 PM

Hi there,

I have just gone to change the desktop properties on my laptop (windows XP Pro) and it says something like i cant acces it due to limitations inform your administrator, so i went to the start bar and the control panel option had gone but there was something new called set programme access and defaults which also dosent let me in, have i got a virus do you think



Cheers
Acestu

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Budapest

Budapest

    Bleepin' Cynic


  • Moderator
  • 23,579 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Local time:01:41 PM

Posted 01 October 2008 - 04:56 PM

It sounds very much like a virus. Have you run any anti-virus scans?
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw

#3 nigglesnush85

nigglesnush85

  • Members
  • 4,371 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:UK
  • Local time:03:41 AM

Posted 01 October 2008 - 06:07 PM

I agree with Budapest. Can you click start then run type control.exe and press enter. Does control panel open now?
Regards,

Alan.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users