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Windows 7: Copy paste issue...


03 Apr 2014   #1

win 7 pro 64
 
 
Copy paste issue...

Problem:
I cannot copy/paste any folder/file in local disk C.

What I CAN do:
I can copy paste (using the keyboard or right click option) from an external device (iphone) to local disk C
I can copy paste words/writing.

What I have tried to fix the problem:
the cmd thingy where you type in some code and it tells you if that fixed it or theres something wrong?. (its what most ppl suggested i try)

I think i may have deleted a registry file on accident.... i tried running the windows disk and selecting the "upgrade" option to fix registry issues but it said I cannot upgrade my sys...? how do you fix registry issues with the original cd? is this the only way?


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04 Apr 2014   #2

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Try this: Startup Repair
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04 Apr 2014   #3

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
Try this: Startup Repair
Plus you might even try these in safe mode and in the chkdsk there are further options in Option 2
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html
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04 Apr 2014   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsogeeky View Post
Problem:
I cannot copy/paste any folder/file in local disk C.

What I CAN do:
I can copy paste (using the keyboard or right click option) from an external device (iphone) to local disk C
I can copy paste words/writing.

What I have tried to fix the problem:
the cmd thingy where you type in some code and it tells you if that fixed it or theres something wrong?. (its what most ppl suggested i try)

I think i may have deleted a registry file on accident.... i tried running the windows disk and selecting the "upgrade" option to fix registry issues but it said I cannot upgrade my sys...? how do you fix registry issues with the original cd? is this the only way?
I believe the "cmd thingy" you referenced is "sfc /scannow". Since that didn't work and you think the registry may have been changed or damaged, I suggest trying a system restore prior to the time the registry was changed/modified. Visit the following link for instructions;

System Restore

HTH
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05 Apr 2014   #5

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sir George View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsogeeky View Post
Problem:
I cannot copy/paste any folder/file in local disk C.

What I CAN do:
I can copy paste (using the keyboard or right click option) from an external device (iphone) to local disk C
I can copy paste words/writing.

What I have tried to fix the problem:
the cmd thingy where you type in some code and it tells you if that fixed it or theres something wrong?. (its what most ppl suggested i try)

I think i may have deleted a registry file on accident.... i tried running the windows disk and selecting the "upgrade" option to fix registry issues but it said I cannot upgrade my sys...? how do you fix registry issues with the original cd? is this the only way?
I believe the "cmd thingy" you referenced is "sfc /scannow". Since that didn't work and you think the registry may have been changed or damaged, I suggest trying a system restore prior to the time the registry was changed/modified. Visit the following link for instructions;

System Restore

HTH
to the restore but I think George the OP is maybe referring to a registry fix and that is a place I am not going into as unless one knows the listings to put in it is all too easy to gte it wrong.
Personally the very firs thing I do after an install of the OS is to do a full registry back up and save at least two copies - overkill maybe but safe
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