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Windows 7: Problem after running a maintenance program

04 Mar 2013   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Firstly you can name the program you used that caused your problems.
Secondly don't use that program again. It will probably just make the same mess all over again.
Many of these so called fix all, tune up, registry fixers programs don't infect your computer with viruses and such they just destroy Windows 7 files and registry.


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04 Mar 2013   #12
flashh4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
 
 

Hey egoran, some viruses can not be removed even with a fresh install but it does not appear that you had a Virus just some corrupted system files or were missing. I think they were replaced with the re-install, you are probably good to go !!

Chuck
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05 Mar 2013   #13
egoran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Layback bear The program I've used is Wise Care 365. Yup, I've learned my lesson the hard way, no more third party maintenance progs for me :)
Flashh4 Thanks for the tips, I'll keep using my PC as it is, and if it starts messing up again I know you'll be there :)

Cheers guys and keep up the good work!
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05 Mar 2013   #14
indianacarnie

Windows 10x64 Build 1709
 
 

Good call on the Wise Care 360 egoran! We have more problems with those "utilities" here at the forums........
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05 Mar 2013   #15
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

As long as you stick closely to the tools and methods suggested in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 you will get and keep a perfect Win7 install.
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