There was a problem sending the command to the program.

Posted on 2009-04-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am getting this error on an XP Pro Desktop that is connected to a Windows SBS 2003 server.
It happens when trying to access shortcuts or my computer etc.
Any ideas?
Question by:rickpary
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    Accepted Solution

    This sounds like possible registry corruption.  Do you have system restore running on this PC?  If so, we can try a system restore point back to a day before the problem occured.
    Here are the steps from Microsoft's KB (
    Log on to Windows as Administrator.
    Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore. System Restore starts.
    On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next.
    On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.

    Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.
    On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer.
    Log on to the computer as Administrator. The System Restore Restoration Complete page is displayed. Click OK

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