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Windows 7: Broken CMD.exe, need download

08 Oct 2013   #1
mineman117

Windows 7 Home premium x64
 
 
Broken CMD.exe, need download

For some reason my Command Prompt will not start and I need a download to replace the existing one. I decided to post a topic here because I trust this place.


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08 Oct 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Can you do this scan...
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
...from the safe mode?

If not, then maybe this:
SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot
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09 Oct 2013   #3
Layback Bear

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

To add a little to UsernameIssues suggestion which could very much solve your problem.
Also make sure you are using cmd prompt as the administrator.

***Have you been using any 3rd party Tune Up or registry fix it programs?

You could also try if sfc /scannow doesn't fix your problem a Restore Point before your problem started.

By Brink:
System Restore
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09 Oct 2013   #4
mineman117

Windows 7 Home premium x64
 
 

Thanks for the suggestions guys, and yes I have used a third party Tune up program. I hated it and attempted to uninstall it. I am still cleaning up shit it put in the registry and all over my file system. I would do SFC /scannow command but I have lots of windows mods that I want to keep installed.
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10 Oct 2013   #5
Layback Bear

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

Well you have some choices to make.
If your computer can't run sfc /scannow then the next choice in my opinion would be Repair install

By Brink:
Repair Install
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04 Sep 2015   #6
Jodieb83

Windows 7 x32
 
 

im trying to fix this same problem, but dont have another laptop to copy a good file from. what can i do now?
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04 Sep 2015   #7
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Hi Jodie,

You can open an Elevated PowerShell session and use that as your Elevated Command Prompt.

Follow Option Two in the tutorial below.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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