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My internet explorer doesn't respond when I try to open my control panel.Why?

I have an ibm aptiva 500mhz with win98

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In reply to: explorer

If you try to open Control Panel control panel should open. It would be highly suspect if Internet Explorer did open instead.

May I rephrase your question as "control panel doesn't open, if I try to open it from the Start Menu".

- Tell what does happen. Nothing or an empty window or an error message? There are different things.
- Do as I asked Dorothy to see if the individual applets work: first 2 paragraphs of
- Post the contents of control.ini in the windows-folder. It could be that all applets are in the dontload-section.


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In reply to: explorer

Cezar, does the control panel open up if you click on it? If not, you could be looking at corruption due to spyware on the system. If you have trouble opening a window from "My Computer" also, that would confirm it.

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