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MAIN.CPL causes exception on boot - Sony laptop

By Nazbuster
Jun 25, 2005
  1. I get a diagnostic message that MAIN.CPL caused an exception every time I boot my Sony laptop. It doesn't seem to have any other adverse effects.

    Can someone remind me where to find, and how to extract the original OS copy of MAIN.CPL to replace the current one? I assume it's corrupted.
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Click Start/Run, type in sfc /scannow and heep your Windows-CD at hand.
    That will check the whole PC for corrupt Windows files.

    Or use expand CD-drive:\i386\main.cp_ c:\windows\system32\main.cpl in a command-window.
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