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Windows 7: Corrupted Files on Laptop [Currently Going Mad]

03 Aug 2014   #41
gregrocker

 

Missed that. We don't assist thievery here so come back with genuine software only.


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04 Aug 2014   #42
Scorcht

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Missed that. We don't assist thievery here so come back with genuine software only.
Thank you for your support gregrocker, I hope I didn't fustrate you too much with my stuborness. Sorry for the late reply, I sped through your tutorial so by "backing up installers" I never knew you meant drivers (LOL) so I had to get my network driver installed at an acer office in china ;c. Anyway its probably all good now, thanks, I hope I can send you a message if I have future problems.
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04 Aug 2014   #43
Scorcht

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Missed that. We don't assist thievery here so come back with genuine software only.
Still having problems with .exe "not" being valid win32 application...
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04 Aug 2014   #44
Scorcht

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Laptop is missing something, or has virus [update from previous post]

Ever since this problem started, I have posted a thread on this forum. Unfortunately, it only got on supporter, which actions (Windows 7 Clean OEM install). Thank you for your time, gregrocker. I reinstalled windows completely, chose custom on the Home Premium SP1, and everything seemed fine after I installed all the essential drivers. Everything seemed fine when the exact same problem started popping up again:

Most [EXE] files are "Not a valid win32 application" and most some installers have "corrupt files"

Installers that did work:
Fl Studio
My drivers (except one I can't remember, sorry)
Chrome
7zip

Installers that failed:
Java
Adobe Flash Player(Already had but tried to update)
Osu!
Skype

I've tried:
Clean OEM Windows 7 installation
Updating drivers
Malwarebytes scan and quarantine
Ccleaner registry clean
Ccleaner trash file clean
Different network
Networking mode
Incognito
IE, Firefox, Chrome, Tor
VPNs and proxies
Disabling other networking services for my browser to be uninterrupted.

I've narrowed it down to here, and here's some other things I noticed:
Dlls missing when running programs (BEFORE CLEAN INSTALL)
Registry (which I never touched) having a problem with files I try to install
Installer size being different than the one listed on the website.
Skype default installer failed during installation process bar, saying corrupt, then redirected me to a different installer, which wasn't a valid win32 application.
Java failed because of corrupt while installing, then someone recommended the offline installer, which wasn't a valid win32 application
Malwarebytes installer always failsbecause of a network error.

Please consider answering this without recommending me to buy a new computer ;c

(NOTE) In another post which someone (FINALLY) found a solution, they changed the value in the registry for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>Software>Microsoft>Windows>CurrentVersion>Component Based Service>Version>REG_EXPAND_SZ link:http://www.sevenforums.com/performan...rupt-file.html
That seemed to work for him, but when I try to change the value it says it failed to change the value for some reason...
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04 Aug 2014   #45
gregrocker

 

Which drivers are these that you installed? If you installed a bunch of drivers then you didn't follow the steps in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps for drivers are so important they're printed in red.

Where did you get the Win7 installation media for this latest install? How is it being activated?
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04 Aug 2014   #46
Scorcht

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Which drivers are these that you installed? If you installed a bunch of drivers then you didn't follow the steps in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps for drivers are so important they're printed in red.

Where did you get the Win7 installation media for this latest install? How is it being activated?
I got my drivers from an acer office in china, they installed a chinese software and installed all the drivers for me.
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04 Aug 2014   #47
gregrocker

 



That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever read written here and I've seen them all.

It states quite clearly how drivers are handled in Win7 in the tutorial and it is not by the Acer office in China. Did you dig your way there?

If you can't follow simple steps, use new installers for everything because the old ones are corrupt, then there's no helping you.
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04 Aug 2014   #48
Scorcht

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post


That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever read written here and I've seen them all.

It states quite clearly how drivers are handled in Win7 in the tutorial and it is not by the Acer office in China. Did you dig your way there?

If you can't follow simple steps, use new installers for everything because the old ones are corrupt, then there's no helping you.
Well I went through the links and the only thing I saw is what the chinese people did. They did everything through device manager, such and such, and they seemed to memorize the placement of the buttons even though it was in english.
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