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#1 devo343

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Posted 16 December 2016 - 03:25 AM

im trying to open device manager and everytime i do it it says an admin has stopped you from running this mmc.exe and im the only that uses this pc and a admin is it because a vires is stopping it?



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Posted 16 December 2016 - 11:20 AM

Please post the exact error message.

 

Do you have more than the Admin. account on this computer?

 

Are you having any similar problems with other applications?

 

 
Please run sfc /scannow
 
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
 
To open the Command Prompt press the Windows keywindowskey_zps092d5c75.png and the X key at the same time.   A menu will open with the option Command Prompt (Admin), click/tap on this.
 
You will see a window similar to the one below.
 
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When the Elevated Command Prompt opens copy and paste in sfc /scannow, then press Enter.
 
This will take a while,  have patience and allow it finish.  Stopping this scan could damage files.  
 
When the scan is finished please post the log of this scan.
 
Do the following to access the sfc /scannow log.
 
Open the Command Prompt, copy and paste the command below followed by pressing the Enter key.
 
copy %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log "%userprofile%\Desktop\cbs.txt"
 
This will place a new icon on the desktop titled CBS.   
 
Please noticeThis log usually is very large, for this reason you should use a host website like Dropbox to post the log.  You can start a free 30 day trial.  Once you have loaded the log at Dropbox post a link to the website.
 
Double click on this icon to open the CBS log, copy and paste the log in your dropbox account and post the link in your topic.

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