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20 Nov 2011   #11
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
OK, but I think 1347 updates are more effort.
Removing possibly some viruses and a bunch of errors is more effort than reinstalling and installing 120 updates.


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20 Nov 2011   #12
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Ahhh, 1st mention of infection.
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20 Nov 2011   #13
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

I think Faceofjoe421 may have meant possibly undiscovered/unknown infections.

Once you have finished reinstalling, remember to make at least one backup HDD image.
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21 Nov 2011   #14
Rowan1

Windows 7 Proffesional 64 bit
 
 

After searching through my regedit, and more googling, I know why you got that error in sfc / scannow.

The file that it says there was an error with (CBS.Log), is the file that is related to the width height of the explorer tabs.

This is caused by an infection (more than likely a virus) or malicious software / files (malware <-- Incase you didnt know, this is very dangerous)

I would advise downloading Malware Bytesto see if it is malware. Or if you just don't want to face all of the fuss, just Reinstall Windows 7. This should completely wipe the whole system of any problems such as the height of tabs, etc.

Hope this helps you Joe,
-Rowan
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21 Nov 2011   #15
dsk04

windows 7 premium 64 bit
 
 

use something like winrar and delete the desktop.ini within the folders
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21 Nov 2011   #16
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rowan1 View Post
After searching through my regedit, and more googling, I know why you got that error in sfc / scannow.

The file that it says there was an error with (CBS.Log), is the file that is related to the width height of the explorer tabs.

This is caused by an infection (more than likely a virus) or malicious software / files (malware <-- Incase you didnt know, this is very dangerous)

I would advise downloading Malware Bytesto see if it is malware. Or if you just don't want to face all of the fuss, just Reinstall Windows 7. This should completely wipe the whole system of any problems such as the height of tabs, etc.

Hope this helps you Joe,
-Rowan
I actually used Malwarebytes, it found 5 viruses, but the problem persists.
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