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Windows 7: Windows not genuine after partition resize


10 Nov 2011   #11

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C:
DIR \*.dll /s /b > C:\regdll.bat (in a elevated command prompt)
notepad C:\regdll.bat
Replace C:\ with: C:\Windows\System32\Regsvr32.exe /s C:\
and save the file.
type: C:\regdll.bat (still in command prompt)
ignore all errors. reboot and try to start explorer

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10 Nov 2011   #12

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Problem... we type "C:", it says "the system cannot find the drive specified" (and no, we didnt' change the drive letters)
Also, it prepares the desktop every time we login
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10 Nov 2011   #13

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first solve this problem. later the temporary profile problem
What is the prompt when entering an elevated command prompt?
should be C:\windows\system32

also do: DIR C:\
DIR D:\
etc. are driveletters as expected? and check if c:\windows exists for example
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10 Nov 2011   #14

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I'm not really sure what you mean.
The command prompt file is definitely in C:/Windows/System32 though. I know that for sure.

It says that the system path cannot be specified when I do the DIR commands.
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10 Nov 2011   #15

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What is displayed if opening commpand prompt?
just type DIR
do you see any files?
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10 Nov 2011   #16

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sfc /scannow
chkdsk/f c:
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10 Nov 2011   #17

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if notiing helps try booting from windows installation dvd System Recovery Options take option 2 from tutorial. Goto "Command Prompt" and then

chkdsk/f c:
chkdsk/f d:
chkdsk/f e:
(don't know drive letters an how many volumes)
post results
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10 Nov 2011   #18
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This is why we use free Partition Wizard bootable CD for thousands of often-complicated partitioning operations here without a single fail - it checks the file system as it works while the XPired-era tools don't.

Make sure Windows 7 partition or it's 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred) is set to Active, then run Startup Repair repeatedly. It should automate Disk Check and SFC but if not run them manually from System Recovery Options Command Line: SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot and Disk Check

Why would you turn off System Restore which is your first best method to recover from self-imposed problems like this? Turn it back on and even apportion more Disk space so more points hang around longer.
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