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Windows 7: Take ownership help please to reverse this

22 Jan 2013   #11
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

My understanding is it does. But, it is better doing it from thr DVD as it has uncorrupted files that system restore on the OS may not have. You sound like you know more about the OS and registry than me. But, I have spent many hours trying to fix problems in quite a few ways. I have had limited success on a few occasions. But, I can honestly say that every time I have messed up system files or registry files, I have wished I had just done a clean install, which I usually ended up doing anyway.


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22 Jan 2013   #12
artinusa

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I now know why a clean install is best..smile I am 50% thro image backup..a year old but just maybe I can get back into my computer..time will tell and once more thanks for the shoulder..
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22 Jan 2013   #13
gregrocker

 

Did you copy out your files as you were advised you could do several times in this thread by several different methods?

How many times did you run Startup Repair to see if it could find an fix issues?

Did you try System Restore, even from the DVD System Recovery Options.

You were given many different options - possibly every option there is - but I see no reports back that you tried any of them before you reimaged over the damaged install.

There were several dozen steps to try in the tutorials but instead of reporting back you'd tried any of them you replied with pie-in-the-sky about importing a new registry which wasn't even suggested.
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22 Jan 2013   #14
artinusa

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

yes I did and have reg and user backups. I did repair around 7 time and kept getting 'repair' I Did a restore attempt about 8 times using different points..tried to use a backup but could not would not read file..so since I had nothing to lose I am doing a system image recovery/backup..hopefully I will be able to at least get imto my system and sort it out from inside.. I will never take advise again from the web without searching its source authority I need to thank you all for you help
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22 Jan 2013   #15
gregrocker

 

OK, thanks for reassuring us that you'd tried all that we provided since looking back over the thread you were given everything that possibly can be done.

Hopefully you rescued your files since you saw them with XP explorer in Hirens and could have easily copied them out then, or using one of the 2-3 other ways you were given.
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22 Jan 2013   #16
artinusa

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

yes I had spent some hours trying to sort this out losing valuable project time at my expense..I took both he Office 2013 and Windows 8 back to the store..they were very helpful....I need a system that works now..I had the same hassle WITH OFFICE 2010 not again I am saying to myself..but thanks for all your help fully recovered now and updating etc,,
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22 Jan 2013   #17
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Great to know you have a productive computer now. I wish we could have helped you fix it, but things don't always work the way we plan. I'm glad it is working now.
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