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« on: March 15, 2004, 04:25:06 PM »

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Problem Application Name & Version:
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Problem: Unable to access the "local user and groups" either by going into User Profiles or Adminitrative tools. The icon would show up with a red X.

Fact: Windows 2000
Fact: Recently removed Spyware

This topic was very hard to find a resolution to and was ultimately dug up in Computing.Net, but it was very clouded as to the resolution.

Register the Activeds.TLB / Syntax listed below.

c:\windows\system32\regtlb.exe c:\windows\system32\activeds.tlb

The REGTLB.EXE was download from a third party site:

But a google search for the executable had many other references.

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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2004, 08:43:19 AM »

Try doing a System Restore


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