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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. close WindowsWindows 10 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Exchange ServerExchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Server 2007 Exchange If you are interested in trying to make a slipstreamed disk post back. Plenty of work arounds for "administrator tools" links, but I think you should consider the repair and get ready for clean install or, worse case, replacing harddrive. ============== Thought just occurred this contact form

You can try taking a CLSID and search in regedit, to see what it might correspond to. (WinXP) %systemroot%\system32\devmgr.dll Snapin CLSID="{74246BFC-4C96-11D0-ABEF-0020AF6B0B7A}" Snapin CLSID="{C96401CC-0E17-11D3-885B-00C04F72C717}" The first snapin is devmgr.dll, the second is No, create an account now. 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 Advertisement Related ArticlesJSI Tip 10418. anchor

Other things to try, that have worked in the past: what happens if you do start > run > cmd > eventvwr.msc ? So, some questions to see if we can track it down: Do you get the UAC prompt when you try to open it? This behavior may occur if one or more library files used my the MMC are missing or corrupted: Msxml.dll Msxml2.dll Msxml3.dllI have scripted FixMMCDLL.BAT to resolve this behavior: 1.

Type msconfig in the edit field & press enter. 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, JSI Tip 7813. In my case, the two that > I spotted are devmgr.dll and mmcndmgr.dll .

Those map to executables. Have you installed any software recently that adds 'features' to any context menu - like a 'tweaker' or antivirus stuff ? You can continue to nurse your computer along. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/cant-open-device-manager-or-servicesmsc-a-message/655ed6b9-bed1-40e9-ad6d-6d39364c3e89 C.

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. When you open Control Panel in Windows XP SP2, you receive 'An error occurred while Windows was working with the Control Panel file C:\windows\system32\netsetup.cpl'? Paul Paul, Oct 7, 2012 #2 Advertisements Dave-UK Guest "Allen Drake" <> wrote in message news:... > > MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\devmgmt.msc > > I try to open 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

Open a CMD.EXE window. 2. http://windowsitpro.com/windows/jsi-tip-10418-you-receive-mmc-cannot-open-file-cwindowssystem32devmgmtmsc-when-you-open-devi To post a message, join us or sign in.Device Manager doesn't Run Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by AST, Sep 15, 2013. Hope this solution will help you. Allen Drake, Oct 13, 2012 #12 R.

For full access please Register. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/cannot-open-etc-hosts-allow-too-many-open-files.html You receive 'MMC cannot open the file C:\WINDOWS\system32\devmgmt.msc' when you open Device Manager or the Computer Management window? Shutdown and restart your computer. Thanks.

Allen Drake, Oct 7, 2012 #4 Allen Drake Guest On Sun, 7 Oct 2012 13:32:25 +0100, "Dave-UK" <> wrote: > >"Allen Drake" <> wrote in message news:... >> >> MMC cannot file. 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, which navigate here You'll be able to ask questions and get support for Windows 7 or chat with the community and help others.

Startup Repair >cannot fix hardware failures [such as a failing hard disk or incompatible memory] >nor does it protect against virus attacks. >Startup Repair is not designed to fix Windows installation They aren't integrated into a pack like the update packs for XP. 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

In System configuration window, select the general tab & check the selective startup option.

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 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. Have you made sure uac security is not set to high? I looked up those strings in regedit, and that's what they correspond to.

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 Thanks. Was it the one in KB914231 ? >>> >>> "MMC cannot open the file C:\WINDOWS\system32\devmgmt.msc" >>> >>> Because, that implies something called MMC is trying to open a >>> file of his comment is here By Unregistered in forum Windows Forum Replies: 4 Last Post: 15-09-2012, 03:26 PM Contact Us Archive Privacy Policy Top All times are GMT +5.5.

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 . Windows 7 Forums Forums > Windows 7 Newsgroups > alt.windows7.general > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New When you open Control Panel in Windows XP SP2, you receive 'An error occurred while Windows was working with the Control Panel file C:\windows\system32\netsetup.cpl'? Either it's the real handler, or something >>>> has taken its place.

Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? 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, which makes reference