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Windows 7: what type of error will come when system files are gone to bad sectors

25 Apr 2015   #1
Ganesh Ujwal

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
what type of error will come when system files are gone to bad sectors

what type of error will come while booting windows 7, if system files are gone to/present in bad sectors?

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26 Apr 2015   #2
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


It depends on which file and whether it is critical or not. I have seen the following symptoms when a hard drive has bad sectors in "C:" drive's area.

1. Windows won't boot past the glowing logo screen.

2. Windows won't load the desktop and may stuck at a black screen with mouse cursor.

3. Very slow booting.

4. Booting stops with one of the following BSOD screens.





5. Booting stops with an error message complaining \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM is missing or corrupt.

However those symptoms can be also caused by other issues. So i would recommend running a full diagnostics of the disk by using "Seagate Seatool" which supports all manufacturer's hard drives.

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26 Apr 2015   #3
Ganesh Ujwal

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Excellent reply....
Thank you for your great answer, but i want this answer to be checked by admins.
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