After the latest windows 2000 update my IE, and control panel will not work!

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by MMJII, Feb 10, 2005.

  1. MMJII

    MMJII Guest

    Hello All,
    I have a win 2k pro pc it had all the latest MS patches on it. Today I
    installed the latest Feb. patches on the pc, and now when I start IE I get a
    dialog box that states "MS Internet Explorer has encountered a problem, and
    needs to close We are sorry for the inconvenience"

    The check box is checked to restart IE, but the same message comes up over
    The error signature is

    AppName: iexplore.exe AppVer: 6.0.2800.1106 ModName: urlmon.dll

    ModVer: 6.0.2800.1485 Offset: 000124aa

    I went to control panel to unistall the last patches, but control panel
    doesn't load. The world icon at the top right of the control panel dialog
    box just spins around like IE6 , but no icon are displayed.

    Is there another way to back the updates out?

    Any ideas are greatly appreciated.


    MMJII, Feb 10, 2005
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  2. MMJII

    Greg Kujawa Guest

    Consider yourself lucky. After appliyng all 8 updates to my admin Win2K
    workstation I couldn't even bring a Windows session up. Just a cycle of
    BSOD's. As for your issue there is likely a folder option chosen that views
    the various explorer windows in web mode, as opposed to classic mode. You
    would need to somehow change this option, since the urlmon.dll isn't playing

    You could search around for proper syntax for starting the various .cpl
    (Control Panel) applets from a Run command line. The commands usually start
    out with rundll32.exe ...blah blah blah. Good luck!
    Greg Kujawa, Feb 10, 2005
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