Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: C:\System Corruption\* Folder

22 Oct 2013   #1
Lairbear

Windows 7 Professional 64bit.
 
 
C:\Users\<username>\System Corruption\* Folder

Looking for some direction...

For some time I've noticed a folder (System Corruption) within my UserName on my boot unit. Is there anyone out there that can provide info as to where/why this folder has come to exist?

Thanks in advance,
Lairbear




My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Oct 2013   #2
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

What's in that folder? Maybe you can post a screenshot
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2013   #3
indianacarnie

 

Yes , that's a new one to me also. Heres a tutorial on how to post a screen shot here at the forums. Just click on the link.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums


If you're having problems you think may be caused by corrupted system files you could run a sfc/scannow to check and possibly repair any corrupt files. We have many fine tutorials here at the forums, written by some extremely talented people. Here's one on running a sfc/scannow if you haven't done that before. Again, just click on the link.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Oct 2013   #4
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

It's located under C:\Users\<username>. So not a system folder, but created by you. Not an important folder.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 C:\System Corruption\* Folder




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to avoid system file corruption due to driver updates
My old laptop had this issue: http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/339450-intel-graphics-adapter-wddm1-1-driver-update-causing-system-corruption.html It was working fine until one day it stopped booting into normal mode; it turned out that a Win7 download of an Intel graphics driver update...
General Discussion
Intel Graphics adapter WDDM1.1 driver update causing system corruption
I was encountering this problem last week: http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/338809-laptop-only-boots-safe-mode-sfc-can-t-repair-all-files.html I did a clean reinstall and was sort-of able to get the laptop to boot to normal mode. I say "sort-of" because it still has a couple of...
Graphic Cards
System corruption (sfc scan won't fix them all) --logs provided
Hello everyone, I'm having stubborn corruption issues on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. I have tried hard to solve this for almost 2 weeks now, without success.. I'm a bit surprised/offended to find myself being forced to resort to specialized forums like this one to fix my problem because I...
Performance & Maintenance
Complete lockup (no BSOD), icon corruption, folder settings forgotten
Hello All, My Win7 computer is having all sorts of problems, so much so that I am wondering how many issues are behind it. They have gradually grown over a long period of time. The most visible symptoms are: Icon corruption in the form of random icon overlays (like the 'shortcut' symbol,...
BSOD Help and Support
Major file corruption system wide
And I have no idea how. I noticed that iTunes deleted more then half of my photos off my ipod, but didnt think anything of it, and then i started yahoo messenger and it said it was corrupted and to run a chkdsk. So I did, and this is what it came up with (below). What caused this? All my photos are...
General Discussion
System corruption
hello, i have installed build 7048 and i'm having problems with system files being corrupted. it seems like the .net framework for some reason gets corrupted ... running a sfc /scannow (as administrator), shows that files were corrupted and a very large log is generated, including almost all...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:08.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App