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Windows 7: Update Failure and Corrupted Files - SFC text included

29 Jun 2013   #1

Window 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Update Failure and Corrupted Files - SFC text included

I've been lurking on these forums for a couple days now, looking for a solution for my trouble with update failures and constant program crashes. I had to completely format my hard drive about two months ago and bought an external hard drive to accommodate just such an event, so doing it again is irritating but on the table.

I used an elevated command prompt -> sfc /scannow to look for and attempt to repair corrupted system files in the hoeps that I won't have to (once again) refresh my system. However, it could not repair all the corrupted files, and I do not have a Windows 7 installation disk as the backup is included on a separate drive on the computer itself (ask Toshiba, they're clearly nuts).

I would appreciate someone with greater Windows chops than I taking a look at the sfc.txt file from the CBS log (which I somehow am denied access to, even as Admin?) and any input on fixes for my situation other than pushing the Big Red Button of Mass Destruction on my hard drive for a second time.


One Frustrated English Teacher

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29 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

If you do not have a Windows 7 installation DVD, you can download a legal copy with SP1 integrated from here:

Windows 7 Direct Download Links

Make sure you get the same version you have, Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate and 32 or 64 bit. Note that Basic or Starter is not available.

I recommend using ImgBurn at 4X speed (or the slowest available) to create the DVD from the downloaded .iso file.

You can do this on any computer capable of burning a DVD.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID KEY TO INSTALL THIS .ISO. The one on the COA sticker on your computer will work.

You can also create a bootable USB Flash drive (4GB or larger) to install Windows 7 from.
  1. Download and run Universal USB Installer – Easy as 1 2 3
  2. Select Windows 7 from the first drop down list, all the way to the bottom
  3. Select the downloaded Windows 7 iso file
  4. Select your USB flash drive
  5. Click Create

For techies or folks who work on computers: Create Windows 7 Universal ISO With All Editions Selection On Install with ei.cfg Removal Utility.
This will fit on a 6GB flash drive or can be burned to a DVD.
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29 Jun 2013   #3

Window 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Thanks, Ztruker. This should work on a 1Tb Ext HDD, aye?
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30 Jun 2013   #4

Window 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Ran a dskchk, repaired some things, but no joy on the app crashes. Will proceed to use Ztruker's USB boot suggestion to directly repair files.
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