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Windows 7: Corrupt or missing Windows System files. Having trouble repairing

15 Oct 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Corrupt or missing Windows System files. Having trouble repairing


Some of my windows system files have been corrupted or are missing and everything I have tried hasn't worked.

I think the problem started when I used the registry cleaner on CCleaner, my windows installer stopped working and in the process of trying to fix it I think i may have made the problem worse.

Here are a few of the things I have tried

1. SFC scannow - Finds corrupted files but is unable to repair

2. Restore point - Fails and error message

3. Using windows CD upgrade option - Freezes and will not complete

4. Boot from CD to repair - Fail and error message

I honestly don't know where to go from here, I started backing up my files in case i have to do a clean install but I would prefer not to if I can avoid it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


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17 Oct 2015   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello and welcome Baron mate you didn't mention a chkdsk if you have not run it try this< if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2 (insafe mode is a wise way to go)

then these for good measure version and untick the trial option when it comesup

ADW download from bleeping computerdelete any rubbish found with the malware scans

(Anyone running Kasperskyinternet security will find it rants about ADW - ignore it or disable Kasperskywhile running ADW)
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