Please Help CompMgmt.msc

By SonechaT
Nov 6, 2008
  1. Hi, I have a dell xps420 with vista Home Premium. Recently I needed to disable some services from runnig. So in Start menu, I right clicked on Computer and then selected Manage to get to the computer management section. However I get the following error message

    Windows cannot access the specified device, file or path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

    I have an administrator account so that is a problem.
    I have tried using system restore, but every time I try, on different restore points, System restore fails.

    Please help and I will greatly appreciate any.
  2. tuant

    tuant TS Booster Posts: 202

    Re-enable the services you stopped and see what happens. What type of services did you stop anyway?
  3. SonechaT

    SonechaT TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No worries I sorted out the problem, I needed to run system restore in safe mode and it restored properly. Thanks anyway
  4. dbalguejr

    dbalguejr TS Rookie

    Computer Management

    Hi, just follow the ff. steps:
    >Click START
    >Type in Search: compmgmt.msc
    >Right Click: compmgmt.msc
    >THEN SELECT: Run as administrator
    >Click CONTINUE
    Then this will show the Computer Management Window.
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