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Windows 7: Windows Classic. Can't open anything.

14 Mar 2014   #1
mpsJelly

Microsoft 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows Classic. Can't open anything.

Hello guys I'm new to the forums :)
I thought this forums might be the answer to my problem I have currently so...

A few days ago I was going through themes and I accidently clicked "windows classic" and ever since then, EVERY folder, settings or what not I click gives me a folder that says "windows explorer"...
I can't open my personalization or my computer to check for anything because it would say "windows explorer"
I can open itunes, google chrome and all that other program but just not things thats related to the system..
I tried sfc /scannow (access is denied, can't get into my computer because everything is "windows explorer")
Could someone PLEASE help me with this issue.. I can't really do anything at this state..




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14 Mar 2014   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

Do you have the install DVD or repair disk, if so have a look at this tutorial and see if it will help SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

Jerry
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15 Mar 2014   #3
mpsJelly

Microsoft 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

that's a problem because I don't have the CD... and I tried that but since I can't open any folders or type sfc /scannow, I'm kinda lost on what I have to do..
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16 Mar 2014   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums mpsJelly. try booting to Safe Mode, then follow the tutorial to run the SFC per Option Two.

Safe Mode

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

A Guy
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