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Error while working with control panel file netsetup.cpl

I have Windows XP Home Edition with SP2 and all updates as of 4/15/05.
When I click on Start then point to Control Panel, this error message appears: "An error occurred while Windows was working with the Control Panel file C:\WINDOWS\system32\netsetup.cpl." After I click OK, sometimes I get several more such messages, then things work. Other times, everything works ok after the first error message.

How do I fix this?
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REMarshall99
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darkpriestCommented:
That means your network adapters have failed and gone missing after the installation of SP2, it has happened to a few others.  You may have to do a windows repair, one thing i can think of that might help

start->run-> sfc /scannow

put your windows cd in..

or you could try reinstalling SP2

if you want to do a repair on windows, create a windows sp2 slipstream disc.

http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sp2_slipstream.asp

hope that helps, good luck.

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harunyuvaCommented:
may be this helps you

By unchecking the IPmon32 in the Startup, it eliminates the netsetup.cpl error message.

This can be done by going to Start| Run
type in MSCONFIG

Click the Startup tab

uncheck IPMON32

click Apply

Restart your computer
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darkpriestCommented:
thats a workaround and temporary fix by not loading it isn't it?
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