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

15 Oct 2015   #1
Baronxx

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

Hi,



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!



Thanks


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17 Oct 2015   #2
ICIT2LOL

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

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html< 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

http://www.superantispyware.com/

https://www.malwarebytes.org/lp/sem/5/?gclid=CJTmq6iGpscCFYqCvQodbfMN1A(free version and untick the trial option when it comesup

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

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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