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Windows 7: Windows Explorer BUG - Can't install programs/upload files pics inside

14 May 2012   #1
Alurlol

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Windows Explorer BUG - Can't install programs/upload files pics inside

Hey guys (first post), I've had this bug for about a week now and it's maddening. D3 comes out tomorrow and I just can't actually install the damn thing.

It came about after installing a new theme, since then I've replaced all those files with the originals, gone back to default theme and uninstalled everything related that I could think of. I've also virus checked and I can't restore back as this is a new install of Windows with no prior points.

http://i.imgur.com/B8c6I.jpg

The only way I can get to the file I want to upload is to spam backspace until I get to the root folders.

http://i.imgur.com/LCr9j.jpg

I literally can't change the install place of this / don't know where it's even trying to install it to..

Anyone have any ideas at all?


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14 May 2012   #2
event3horizon

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

run sfc /scannow tool to see if it could find and fix missing/corrupt system files or perhaps run a system restore before that date where you install custom theme.
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15 May 2012   #3
Alurlol

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

The run sfc/scannow worked! Thank you so much dude, awesome advice!
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15 May 2012   #4
event3horizon

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

great!! Honestly I haven't seen /scannow fix much in the past but I guess it's good for something, haha. BTW please mark as solved, thanks.
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