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System crashes when I open Network & Sharing centre!!

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    System crashes when I open Network & Sharing centre!!


    HELP! I can no longer access the internet from my other laptop.

    When I boot up it says "Failed to connect to a windows service".

    I believe that the computer cannot locate my wireless card.

    I am told that there are no available connections.

    When I try to open Network and Sharing Centre, it crashes.

    There are no exclamation makes in Device Manager and everything else seems to be working ok.

    I just cannot find any networks and appears to be something to do with my wireless card - which has worked perfectly until yesterday when I turned on my laptop and found this problem.

    Many thanks

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 96
    Win 8.1 Enterprise


    Hi there,

    Have you tried a System Restore and restore it to a point before this issue started?
    System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

    If System Restore didn't work we'll try another tactic.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

System crashes when I open Network & Sharing centre!!
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