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Not sure if this is related to user profile corruption but I logged in today into my system and I saw 2 weird things... my IE8 icon has changed to a standard icon and if I right click on my computer and I select Manage... nothing happens.

Anyone with similar issues?

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Yes, sorry, it's done now –  D_D Oct 15 '10 at 9:13

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Not sure about your other issues, but here is how to fix the manage issue

This is where you right click on Computer and select manage, and nothing opens, no errors, and CompMgmtLauncher may show up in task manager, but no window opens.

modify the registry.

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Manage\command]

change Default data in the command Key to:

%SystemRoot%\system32\mmc.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\compmgmt.msc /s

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It's fixed. Thanks a lot for your help –  D_D Aug 30 '10 at 13:57
    
Thats great Dave, please mark my post as the solution please. –  Moab Aug 30 '10 at 15:30

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