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Windows 7: Services accusing inaccessible path.

02 Feb 2015   #1
guferr

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Services accusing inaccessible path.

So, i have an optimized windows 7 Professional 32-bit installation that has been full of errors for a long time.

After spending months fixing them, only one problem is troubling me now, but no one can help me to solve it:

Several services accuse the error "The system cannot find the specified path", even though ALL their files are in place and accessible to all users (so it can't be an permission issue). Some only give me this error when trying to start them, other don't even let me change their start up type on services.msc

Most services ar ok though, and almost all microsoft services, the only service i need that is not running is Wlan configuration service. Without it i can't find any wi-fi networks.

I already tried using sfc /scannow, but when running it on that installation, it can't fix all corrupt files, and when running from the original installation disk (specifying the offbootdir and offwindir of course), it refuses to work and give me this output: "Windows Resource Protection couldn't start the repair service" (Even though this is an original and healthy disk)

Any ideas?

Thanks!


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02 Feb 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

If sfc /scannow can't fix Windows 7 System Files the only thing I have ever found to fix the files are two things.

Repair Install and or a Clean install

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So, i have an optimized windows 7 Professional 32-bit installation that has been full of errors for a long time.
What is a optimized Windows 7 Pro?
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02 Feb 2015   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
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So, i have an optimized windows 7 Professional 32-bit installation that has been full of errors for a long time.
What is a optimized Windows 7 Pro?
It seems to be, "full of errors" type of optimization. I'm guessing the OP though his system was running to smoothly so it was mangled, i mean optimized.

No doubt the errors are from the "optimization" if my snark comment wasn't clear.
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03 Feb 2015   #4
gregrocker

 

Agree, you're best off sticking with only the steps, tools, methods and optimizations offered in this tutorial for Clean Reinstall Windows 7, which result in a perfect Win7 install that has been used by over a million consumers without a single complaint.
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