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Windows 7: Local Hard Drive (*c) changed to NTFS by clicking on "permissions of r

26 Mar 2011   #1
snpshare

Windows 7 Ultimate. 32 bit.
 
 
Local Hard Drive (*c) changed to NTFS by clicking on "permissions of r

how to handle this?

did system restore.. no change to ntfs local disk.
local disk changed to ntfs. cannot open local disk C:
no windows action center,
not working all including:
Device Manager,
Remote Settings,
System protection
not format...
is there any other way except reinstallin OS again.
My os is win 7 ultimate..


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26 Mar 2011   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

That sounds like the side effect of a virus.
Do you get the same behavior in safe mode?
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28 Mar 2011   #3
snpshare

Windows 7 Ultimate. 32 bit.
 
 
yes ...

Ye s
I did restore in safe mode.. still same thing..
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28 Mar 2011   #4
ryo

 
 

hm...already try this one SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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28 Mar 2011   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello snpshare, welcome to Seven Forums!


If the sfc /scan doesn't work, be sure to run it a couple times to be sure, as it sometime takes a couple runs to complete successfully; here's another method to use, it may be better because the system won't be 'in use' during the scan.

SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot


If none of that helps, have a go at a repair install; see the tutorial at the link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7
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