'Windows cannot find C:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe'



I'm running Xp Pro SP2, i'm unable to access the properties of MY COMPUTER,
MY NETWORK. I cannot adjust the time and date of my PC and some other options
in Conrol Panel.
Ok, so far what i have done is. I did run SFC\scannow command 2 time with my
XP CD in dos prompt and it replaced all my DLL files, but problem is still
the same.
I have Norton antivirus, Ad-Aware SE Pro, Spybot and PcBug Doctor running in
my compuer and i scanned my computer with all of them nothing detec no virus.
I tried to use expand command in dos mode C:\>expand f:\i386\rundll32.ex_
c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe and it gives me error msg "Can't open output
file: c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe"
What should i do now? Pls help!
Any kind of help will be appriciate.


Hi kelly,
Thanx for ur help but it didn't help either. First it was not clear what to
do with those registery value u told in line 83 or 203. Coz those value won't
exist in my registeries, so i created new value as u shown in your help, but
they did not work. i still get the same error when i try to go in the
properties of my computer or when i right click on my desktop and go in the
properties gives me error msg "windows cannot find
Pls help


Hi Kelly
As i said in my first post i already have run all programs u mention and
norton anti virus as well, my system is clean nothing is detect and no virus.
What else can i do?



You didn't mention the "three" I noted and as for Norton (no comment). As
for the rest, I would need more info as in the keys, etc. Good luck in the

All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP


Hi kelly,
I did run all programs Ad=Aware SE, Spybot, etc. and Norton. They could not
detect any thing.
What else info u need from me, pls tell in details.

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