Resolving Issues with Control Panel in Windows® 7
Is the Control Panel on your system operating on Windows 7 hanging? Find out how to solve the issue.
Windows 7 is one of the best Operating Systems out on the market. This is the latest OS from Microsoft and comes packed with many features and advanced options. Windows Search, Windows Gadgets, Advanced Graphical User Interface, advanced networking capabilities, in-built security software (Windows Defender) etc. are some of the benefits of having Windows 7 installed on your system. All Windows based Operating Systems come with control panel. This tool (or collection of tools) allows users to control all aspects of the system. The Control Panel can be used to add/remove programs, update the software, adjust display properties, customize accounts, set up wireless networks, configure firewall and so on. The Control Panel on Windows 7 has a very simple interface because of which even novice users would be able to control the aspects of the system. However, users may face Control Panel freezing or stops responding when it is in use. Malware infections within the system, user giving too many commands before system can respond, damage to system files, registry issues etc. are some of the reasons.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding how to solve Control Panel issues on Windows 7:
- Malware removal tools
- System restart
- OS repair
Presence of malware can cause Control Panel not responding issue on Windows 7. Malware are known to bring about this issue so that the parent application to which the malware is attached would not be uninstalled from the system. This issue can be easily resolved by removing the malware on the system using an updated antivirus program or malware removal tool.
If users had given too many commands within the Control Panel of Windows 7 before it could respond or perform the assigned task, the Control Panel would stop responding. In such cases, Windows 7 users are recommended to restart the system to solve the problem. Restarting the system would reset the Operating System and remove any inherent errors or issues with the Control Panel and thus resolve the issue.
If some of the system files associated with the Control Panel got corrupted or damaged, then the Control Panel would stop responding when in use. This issue can be resolved by repairing the Windows 7 installed on the system using the default OS repair tool. Users can also make use of the System Restore feature to roll back the system when the issue was not present to solve the problem.
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