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Windows 7: fresh install has registry errors


21 May 2013   #1

windows 7 32 bit
 
 
fresh install has registry errors

Hi, my name is William. I downloaded windows 7 32 bit from MSDN (since i can get a copy for free from the school I'm in), and then did a clean install. After installing it, I have been getting a few error messages that I can't seem to fix. I keep getting error messages like windows explorer encountered a validation problem, with various modules listed (have seen KERNELBASE.dll when i right click my computer from the start menu, have seen a shell32.dll when i close a explorer window, which crashes and reloads it if i click on do not ignore and cancel, otherwise it hangs at finding a solution, and have seen either those or others when I tried to install software).

I have gone onto microsoft's site and tried to do sfc /scannow, but it said nothing was wrong. I've tried downloading the .dll's and moving them/replacing the old ones, but it says I need permission to perform that action on an admin account so I can't replace them.

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21 May 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hello matrix and welcome mate what activation code did you use? or haven't you activated it yet?
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21 May 2013   #3

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

i used the one that msdn gave me when i dl'd it. it says it activated fine, just keeps giving me these errors.
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21 May 2013   #4

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matrix002 View Post
i used the one that msdn gave me when i dl'd it. it says it activated fine, just keeps giving me these errors.
Memory Diagnostics Tool or memtest86
also test harddrive for errors
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21 May 2013   #5

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

found out your suppose to d/l the unchecked one off of there, seems the checked one i d/l'd didn't have everything. so i re d/l the unchecked one and installed it, and it is working fine so far. thanks for the help.
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21 May 2013   #6
Microsoft MVP

 

Be sure to stick with these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall (same for retail) making sure the first thing you do is install all rounds of Important and Optional Windows Updates, after enabling Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware (Step 3).

Then operate it long enough setting up desktop, etc. to gauge performance fully before installing programs, which I'd install one at a time with enough time in between to discover which program, driver or settings change you are making that is causing the problem.

If the problem recurs, System Restore to a point before it began and post back the program or change you made which you suspect caused it.

You will get and keep a perfect install of Windows 7 to the exact extent you stick with only the tools and methods given, which is based on our helping countless thousands get perfect installs since before Windows 7 was even released.
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21 May 2013   #7

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matrix002 View Post
found out your suppose to d/l the unchecked one off of there, seems the checked one i d/l'd didn't have everything. so i re d/l the unchecked one and installed it, and it is working fine so far. thanks for the help.
Hum got lucky matrix and by the by just follow what Greg has in his post too.
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