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hi
I have XP Home and if i go to the control panel, click performance and maintenence, then administrative tools, it is empty. can any body tell me how to get these back or tell me the roots so i can restore them back to the administrative tools folder.
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In XP home Im unsure try installing this to replace the msc consoles
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c16ae515-c8f4-47ef-a1e4-a8dcbacff8e3&DisplayLang=en
(I know thats a server link but its the adminpak.msi your after :)
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by:Garretty
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Hi Petelong

i have downloaded the pack when i open it, it asks for the location where i want to place the extracted files. Do you know the pathname to the Administrative Tools.

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downloading to test? the old adminpak didnt do that hang on..........................
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.................LOL OK!

Just put the three files in a temporary location, then run the one called adminpak.msi :)
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Open control panel / admin tools. Then you can drag and drop files or shortcuts into that folder.
The reason they disappeared in the first place was you probably deleted or moved the start menu item of the same name and so Windows helpully updated the control panel to reflect the changes.
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ThanQ
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