Microsoft Management Console has stopped working - W7 x64, Trying to change drive letters


I'm trying to change my hard disk drive letters, selecting Manage over Computer icon, but I get error "Microsoft Management Console has stopped working". I have Windows 7, 64 bits Ultimate version, under XPS Dell notebook, and I attached swf video showing steps executed. Can anybody help me to: 1) Fix error showed, and 2) Modify hard disk drive letters using another method?

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have you tried contol panel, administrative tools, computer mangement?
If you click on the start (flag) button, type in 'disk management' and select the top option which is "Create and Format Hard Disk Partitions" this will bring up the disk management window allowing you to change the drive letters and manage your disks.

shamigc3Author Commented:

Hi, I get the same error using contol panel, administrative tools, computer mangement.

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shamigc3Author Commented:

Thank you, you answered question # 2, now question # 1 remains unsolved.

it's most likely caused by something getting screwed up in the registry or corruption of some sort. If a reboot doesn't fix it you may want to try doing a repair from your Windows 7 CD like this:

In-Place upgrade (Repair install)
1. Start the computer by using the current Operating System.
2. Insert the Windows 7 DVD in the computer's DVD drive.
3. Use one of the following procedures, as appropriate:
If Windows automatically detects the DVD, the Install now screen appears. Click Install now.
If Windows does not automatically detect the DVD, follow these steps:
a. Click the Start Button, type Drive:\setup.exe in the start search box and then click OK.
Note: Drive is the drive letter of the computer's DVD drive.
b. Click Install now.
4. When you reach the "Which type of installation do you want?" screen, click Upgrade.
After that, test the issue again.
shamigc3Author Commented:

I do not have DVD, Windows 7 was pre-installed, What do  have to do then?

try running "System Restore" and restore to a period in time when you knew the MMC was working properly. Alternatively you can do an integrity check of your system files by using this string in a command prompt window: sfc /scannow

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