Windows XP Network Connection Properties: Unexpected Error

If you get the error message "An unexpected error has occurred" when you try to view the connection properties of a network connection on your system, or the network connection notification icon disappears from the taskbar, fire up a command prompt (Start->Run->cmd <enter>) and type the following:

regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\netshell.dll <enter>
regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\ole32.dll <enter>

Tested on: Windows XP Media Center Edition

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