When I click on Internet Options I get an error message. What causes this?
This behavior can occur if the Inetcpl.cpl file is missing from the Windows \System or %SystemRoot%\System32 folder or if a restriction is set on the NoBrowserOptions Windows registry value.
Method 1: Extract a new copy of the Inetcpl.cpl file
Extract a new copy of the Inetcpl.cpl file from the Internet Explorer distribution files or reinstall Internet Explorer.For more information about how to extract files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
129605 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/129605/ ) How to extract original compressed Windows files
If this method does not resolve the behavior, go to Method 2.
Method 2: Modify the registry
If Method 1 did not resolve the problem, modify the registry:
If this method does not resolve the behavior, go to Method 3.
Method 3: Repair Internet Explorer
If Method 2 does not resolve the behavior, repair Internet Explorer.
For more information take a look at the following Microsoft Article.
Clicking "Internet Options" on the Tools menu returns error message
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