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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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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.


hope that helps, good luck.

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
thats a workaround and temporary fix by not loading it isn't it?

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