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Cannot run secpol.msc (WinXP Pro)

Posted on 2004-03-27
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When I attempt to run secpol.msc, I get the following error msg:

Snap-in failed to initializ.
Name: Group Policy
CLSID:{8FC0b734-A0E1-11D1-A7D3-0000F87571E3}

Any idea why and any recommendation on how to fix it?
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Sounds like an environmental variable issue..    Let me see...

Read this..  and try the fix..

http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBO/tip7200/rh7261.htm
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Thanks, Fatal Exception. That did it, and thanks for the prompt response.
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Glad to be of help..  Have a good weekend..

And thanks..

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