You could try a command like that ("mmc /a"), and see if mmc.exe is working or not. hit ok, tried again and same results.... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Noted at a HJT forum. I looked >>>> up those strings in regedit, and that's what they correspond to. >>>> >>>> So what the article you're reading right now is telling you, >>>> is the set http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-open/can-39-t-open-device-manager-windows-7.html
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Al. SEE: my site Thanks everybody for your help, #10 AST, Sep 16, 2013 helpifIcan Extraordinary MemberJoined:Jun 20, 2009Messages:765Likes Received:22 Fantastic I'm glad you sorted it out. #11 helpifIcan, Sep 16, Search got me here: > >If you try or create a different profile on Windows does the issue continue to persist ? Go to msupdate and check to see if you have a problem with updating.
Do this when you are at the desktop insert the disc and reinstall. If you are not a registered user on Windows IT Pro, click Register. Thanks in advance. I'll try to see what google said about this Tocchin, #3 2010/09/18 goddez1 Geek Member Joined: 2002/01/12 Messages: 2,973 Likes Received: 49 Trophy Points: 618 Location: Houston, Tx Computer Experience:
What happens when you click on it? It looks like there >>>> might be reference to icons in there as well (which at this point >>>> aren't too important). >>>> >>>> What was the error message ? C. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/device-manager-won-t-open-35798/ Somebody told me today that Microsoft Management Console was something cool that I should look at.
Oh shoot! Discussions cover how to detect, fix, and remove viruses, spyware, adware, malware, and other vulnerabilities on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Device Manager: Won't open ex. I looked up those strings in regedit, and that's what they correspond to.
protection is OFF for recovery, and ON for c:, are these the proper settings? Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Device Manager: Won't open This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. I looked again and the error report is devmgmt.msc and when I open it from within the System32 folder it gives the error report. For full access please Register.
Either it's the real handler, or something >> has taken its place. http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-exchanger-control-device-device-type-mismatch.html Phooie Shame on me. Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... More...
For Disk Management, I press Start and type diskmgmt.msc. Other Info LG BluRay Burner/ Sound system KLipsch-THX/ Asus Router RTN-12 StarTech 5 1/4 ssd/hard drive sata hot swap bay. now, as I type this desperate plea I tried sfc again and..... navigate here The last one I tried early this year left 10-12 that didn't install.
I'm running a 32bit windows 7, and willing to provide any details if necessary. Mine seems to be mmc.exe , but >>> the OS isn't very explicit in naming it (I had to Google to >>> figure it out). >>> 3) OK, now something runs, Admin., #14 2010/09/26 Tocchin Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2010/02/17 Messages: 34 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 81 Location: Indonesia Computer Experience: Beginner Forgive me for disregarding the board FAQ.
This poster eventually fixed it: http://www.windowsbbs.com/windows-7/95243-cant-open-device-manager.html (Repair install did it - last post.) http://www.pcworld.com/article/243190/how_to_repair_a_corrupt_windows_7_installation.html It may be easier to just ignore the problem and just use another route to access Device Read this post, then post the requested log(s) in the Malware and Virus Removal forum. or was created by a later version of MMC. New Functionality: Marking a thread as 'Resolved' We have added new functionality to the forum that allows you to mark your threads as 'Resolved'.
But otherwise, there may be several things which could cause such a problem. I doubt the msxml DLLs just "run by themselves", >> and there must be something else that loads them. >> >> I found this article. >> >> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742441.aspx >> >> "To file. his comment is here Database administrator?
And also verify that there is a file mapping between .msc >>> and the use of mmc.exe . Several functions may not work. Did you run sfc? They could have called it devmgmt.xml > for example, but then the stupid thing would open in Internet > Explorer.
file. Make sure the binary is >>>> stored at the specified path or debug it to check for problems with >>>> the binary or dependant DLL. Maybe this http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/windows-7-device-manager-wont-open/b033993e-dd01-4092-b4dc-21aa567b3fd8 #6 helpifIcan, Sep 15, 2013 AST Active MemberJoined:Sep 15, 2013Messages:8Likes Received:0 @ Joe I'm inclined to agree. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
Windows Forum Windows 7 Forums > Windows 7 Help and Support > Skip to Navigation Skip to Content Windows IT Pro Search: Connect With Us TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInRSS IT/Dev Connections Forums Store Register Those map to executables. The specified module could not be >>>>> found. >>>>> >>>>> Msxml3.dll seemed fine. >>>>> >>>>> I can get to Device Manager at Computer Management ok. >>>>> >>>>> However this help page Well, you were right about it belongs to ENSONIQ MIXER & CREATIVE PCI AUDIO CONFIGURATION UTILITY.It shows up on my task bar and I cannot seem to remove it.
Thanks for your help peeps, I'll continue to implement the advice. No, create an account now. This may also be because you >>> do not have sufficient rights to the file. >>> >>> I have no idea how to check mapping of a file. >>> >>> I I looked again and the error report is devmgmt.msc and when I > open it from within the System32 folder it gives the error report.
Sign up now! Tried for several days and got the same message "windows resource protection, could not start the repair service"...hence my attempt in forums..