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Unable to open PC settings

  1. #1


    Germany
    Posts : 3
    windows 8 pro

    Unable to open PC settings


    Hello,

    Some of the setting in windows 8.1 laptop has been changing to default every time i start my system, action center notification which i hided is appearing when i started or restarted the system, view type of the folders is changing back to default tiles view type every time i go back from this folder to another and i am unable to open pc settings, when i tried to open PC settings the window appears to be opened in the taskbar but i am unable to view the window, anyone know the reason for this? Please help....

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    System specs would help. Run an scf /scannow from elevated command prompt.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 22,578
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello destro98, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    In addition, you might also see if the tutorial below may be able to fix your PC settings.

    PC settings - Fix and Restore in Windows 8.1
    Last edited by Brink; 08 Dec 2014 at 15:34. Reason: corrected link
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Germany
    Posts : 3
    windows 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello destro98, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    In addition, you might also see if the tutorial below may be able to fix your PC settings.

    PC Settings - View Recently Used Settings in Windows 8.1
    My problem was, i am not able to open PC settings, window appears to be open, i can't view the window
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Germany
    Posts : 3
    windows 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    System specs would help. Run an scf /scannow from elevated command prompt.
    I have updated my sys specs, scf/scannow didn't work..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Posts : 22,578
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by destro98 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello destro98, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    In addition, you might also see if the tutorial below may be able to fix your PC settings.

    PC Settings - View Recently Used Settings in Windows 8.1
    My problem was, i am not able to open PC settings, window appears to be open, i can't view the window
    Oops. That was the wrong link. Try this one instead. I updated my old post as well.

    PC settings - Fix and Restore in Windows 8.1
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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