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Control panel - Can't access region


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#1 Lumine1412

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 02:33 PM

My control panel does not allow me to access the "Region" option. Clicking on it pretty much does nothing while other functions within the control panel still works as intended
I did a bit of a dig around through google and it seems like there are quite a few bit of people who also share this same problem... and there is no solution available for them as well
Examples:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/9fc7e3ae-3201-4bfd-85f5-1daa04f961ae/control-panel-region-cannot-be-open?forum=w8itprogeneral
http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cant-open-region-and-language-options-377598.html

I have tried to do a sfc check and it did nothing. The only option for me seems to be reinstalling windows... which would be a bit of a drastic fix
Anyone here may have any insight on this issue? :(
(I am using 8.1 btw)



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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 03:40 PM

See if you can access it through the command console.

 

In the search box type CMD > Right click  > Run as Administrator

 

At the prompt type

control intl.cpl   <enter>  

Edited by JohnC_21, 13 August 2014 - 03:41 PM.


#3 Lumine1412

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 12:25 PM

Thanks for your help
But unfortunately the same thing... pretty much nothing occur. Region still doesn't appear, and no error code whatsoever :/



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Posted 14 August 2014 - 06:00 PM

CMD > Right click > Run as Adminstrator At the command prompt type:

control /name Microsoft.RegionAndLanguage

If this does not work, I am out of ideas. Seems to be a common 8.1 problem






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