Domain Administrator being blocked on domain controller

weird thing, logged in as domain administrator I cannot open administrative tools/Active Directory Users and computers.  I get a C:\windows\system32\dsa.msc, I get the same thing with Domain Security Policy, and a bunch other.  I've checked the permission on the file and i'm in there but no luck.  Any ideas???
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tried that no luck.  It's everything in the c:\windows\system32 folder that this happening to.  I can add them through MMC but can't open them from the "normal" locations.  I've even tried opening MMC, adding the AD users and computers, deleting the dsa.msc from c:\windows\system32, then saving my open mmc as dsa.msc and it saves fine.  But when I go to open the newly saved dsa.msc, get the same error.
check your local policies... START / RUN / GPEDIT.MSC

Go to Windows Settings / security settings / local policies / user rights.

besides other settings, check the log on locally... anywhere there is administrator, make sure it's or \\domain\administrator and not just administrator.

Also, in the DSA.MSC, right click the domain, and choose to delegate ... make sure the domain admin is listed in there.
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