Unable to execute commands in windows command prompt
Posted on 2011-05-10
Windows Vista Enterprise 32 bit OS joined to 2008 domain.
I am unable to execute commands in the command prompt window. I am receiving a message, 'The system cannot execute the specified program." when running the ping and ipconfig command.
There is an issue with opening IE8, "Internet explorer has stopped working. a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." I then receive "There was a problem with windows that caused it to stop working correctly. Your computer might be missing updates that can help improve its stability and security. Open windows update to check for and install updates." Internet Explorer never opens.
I have installed all updates except for IE9. I have tried opening IE without add-ins. Received the same message.
When I tried to open the Internet Options applet. received "Windows host process (Rundll32) has stopped working."
Unable to open excel and word documents, using any method. "Windows cannot find 'C:\Users\(path to document) Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then
Unable to open PowerPoint documents or Outlook, "Microsoft Office PowerPoint has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application."
CA antivirus and Malwarebytes have found nothing.
I have also uninstalled/reinstalled Office suite. No success.
Event viewer has an entry near the time that the behavior started.
Event ID: 1530 Source: User Profile Service
Windows detected your registry file is still in use by other applications or services. The file will be unloaded now. The applications or services that hold your registry file may not function properly afterwards.
Are these issues a corrupt user profile?