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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin; DTS-L.net
> Yesterday, 12 Nov, when I went to shut down my computer windows
> automatically installed 8 updates to Windows Vista Home Premium edition.
> Upon reboot I lost all access to personalization, user accounts, windows
> update and many other windows services. Most of the time the pop-up
> supposed to open after clicking on the hotlink in control panel looks like
> it will open but then doesn't. Once in awhile I get the following error
> "MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\services.msc.
> This may be because the file does not exist, is not an MMC console, or was
> created by a later version of MMC. This may also be because you do not
> sufficient access rights to the file."
> I'm logged in as an administrator and when I tried to fun services.msc
> the cmd prompt it asks for permission and then displays the same error. I
> tried to use system recovery to roll back prior to the automatic update
> Windows won't allow me to open backup and recovery, or system restore.
> I've also run a virus scan and spyware scan and both came back with zero
> infections. The only change has been the automatic updates. Is there a
> solution to his problem and how do I implement it please!