Re: Device manager
The file used to open device manager -- devmgmt.msc -- is located in
When I've seen this before, the easy way to fix it was to simply replace it
It is actually just an xml file--nothing fancy.
you can copy it from another machine and put it in your c:\windows\system32
directory--in fact, you can even use an XP devmgmt.msc file (I just checked)
"Captainswoosh" <Captainswoosh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Recently, when I try and run Device Manager, I get the following error;
> "MMC cannot initialize the snap-in".
> An error pop-up window appears twice, clicking ok then opens an empty
> manager window.
> This was not always the case so at some point something has changed.
> Any solutions welcome.
> O.S. = Windows Vista home premium.