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Windows 7: While starting my system it shows :POVIC missing

16 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
While starting my system it shows :POVIC missing

While starting my system with Windows 7, it shows the message "POVIC missing Press alt+ctrl+del to restart". What may be the reason for it? And how can it be solved? Please need quick responses. Thanks in advance

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16 Oct 2012   #2

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Hello dibyamohanty02 and welcome to Seven Forums.

I googled that error message but I could not find any reference to POVIC. Whenever I find a computer error message that has no internet information, I start thinking malware. Suggest you run a full scan with your installed anti-virus suite. No anti-virus program will be 100% effective 100% of the time. If there was such a thing we'd all be using it. So I also recommend running these free on-demand scans.


ESET Online Scanner

Windows Defender Offline

Another possibility is your computer has damaged or corrupt system files. Run a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If any problems are found, run the scan 3 times and reboot your computer after each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Finally, one of the Forum experts prepared a troubleshooting guide. It's time consuming but may help isolate this problem.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Please post back if anything helped or not.
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16 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks a lot for your response. I will check with it and will let you know if it solves the problem or not.
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16 Oct 2012   #4

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If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to air them. People are always willing to help on this Forum.
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