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Whereas, to get the MMC console stuff to handle it, >>> they use a different extension. >>> 4) When the XML parser reads it, it finds references to things like >>> Edited by Josh Hau, 17 August 2008 - 02:49 PM. 0 #6 Josh Hau Posted 17 August 2008 - 10:01 PM Josh Hau Member Topic Starter Member 17 posts anymore more Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I checked the above on my WinXP machine, and you'll have to work through the details on Windows 7 and see if they're the same or not. this contact form

as I was looking into using a system restore point, I see that there are protection settings for two drives, RECOVERY and OS Csystem). The >>>> sequence might go something like this. >>>> >>>> 1) You try to use devmgmt.msc . Search got me here: >>>> >>>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914231 >>>> >>>> When I do as suggested I find that Regsvr32 Msxml.dll and Regsvr32 >>>> Msxml2.dll report "The module failed to load. Once you have posted those details, when still looking at your thread, near the top of your thread you'll see Thread Tools.

protection is OFF for recovery, and ON for c:, are these the proper settings? When I check my mapping in WinXP, it >>> says "Microsoft Management Console" and not mmc.exe in particular. >>> >>> I checked the above on my WinXP machine, and you'll have Stay logged in Sign up now!

Whereas, to get the MMC console stuff to handle it, >> they use a different extension. >> 4) When the XML parser reads it, it finds references to things like >> Read this post, then post the requested log(s) in the Malware and Virus Removal forum. Just press Start, type "devmgmt.msc" and press Enter. (I haven't followed this whole thread, so maybe that has already been suggested, but I seldom see the MMC screen at all. Some pest were found and removed.

Perhaps double clicking somewhere, > causes this file to attempt to be opened. >2) The OS looks up to see what handles files with extension .msc . > You'd check your Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion JSI Tip 7813. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/device-manager-won-t-open-35798/ It's kind of a restore point to the day the computer was made.

I'm thinking its a registry issue, I had to restore the registry before because a broken program messed with it. #3 AST, Sep 15, 2013 helpifIcan Extraordinary MemberJoined:Jun 20, 2009Messages:765Likes Received:22 Tocchin, #1 2010/09/18 goddez1 Geek Member Joined: 2002/01/12 Messages: 2,973 Likes Received: 49 Trophy Points: 618 Location: Houston, Tx Computer Experience: Depends on area. hit ok and another dialog box titled explorer.exe and inside it says windows cannot find ". I do have a restore point from before this issue, but the mmc problem won't let me run that tool...

file. When I check mmc.exe with DependencyWalker, it doesn't show it using msxml3.dll. Click the down arrow to expand the drop down menu, at the bottom of it you'll see Mark this thread as solved. Search got me here: > > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914231 > > When I do as suggested I find that Regsvr32 Msxml.dll and Regsvr32 > Msxml2.dll report "The module failed to load.

Details on disabling it are at http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_pages/starter_exe.htmOther possibilities:Trojan.Win32.Starter http://www.pestpatrol.com/pestinfo/t/trojan_win32_starter.aspW32.Figbox http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.figbox.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks, Brent - that's EXACTLY the reason wy I was asking ;) by weblink In pondering on the situation the Recovery is a restore point in it self. Joe #12 Joe S, Sep 16, 2013 (You must log in or sign up to post here.)Show Ignored ContentShare This Page Tweet Loading...Log in with FacebookLog in with TwitterLog in with Other Info LG BluRay Burner/ Sound system KLipsch-THX/ Asus Router RTN-12 StarTech 5 1/4 ssd/hard drive sata hot swap bay.

Hi to both of you, Runner you jumped ahead of me. More... I plan to go over this and some other problems I am having with this system later this weekend. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/cannot-open-exchanger-control-device-device-type-mismatch-data-protector.html JSI Tip 10418.

They could have called it devmgmt.xml >>>> for example, but then the stupid thing would open in Internet >>>> Explorer. I even went to the system32 folder and tried to run it from there. I do use ccleaner to clean, and once in a while I've used the registry fixer....

So what the article you're reading right now is telling you, is the set of msxml parser modules aren't working.

Allen Drake, Oct 13, 2012 #11 Allen Drake Guest On Mon, 8 Oct 2012 02:26:52 -0400, "...winston" <> wrote: > >"Allen Drake" wrote in message news:... > >> MMC cannot open ex. Stay logged in Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums! Those map to executables.

Run sfc to check for damaged or missing files: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html Or your headed for a repair install, as you have asked and halfway expected. make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. The mmc.exe might >>> be the thing that loads msxml DLLs to parse the XML file contents. >>> >>> You could try a command like that ("mmc /a"), and see if http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/vxvm-vxiod-error-v-5-1-1526-cannot-open-vol-iod-device-no-such-device-or-address.html I wonder if you should consider a trip to our virus/malware/adware forum.

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, mmc is the name of the >> executable that processes it. >> >> Check and make sure C:\Windows\System32\devmgmt.msc actually exists. >> You can't open a file, that isn't there. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? 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

file. If you were given multiple suggestions/solutions, it is also helpful if you would list the solution that worked for you.