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Windows 7 sfc cannot repair corrupted files.

Q: Windows 7 sfc cannot repair corrupted files.

Hello everyone!sfc can't rapair missing/corrupting files..I had blue screen few days ago, in events log -one critical error from last week , but more same errors from months. (Kernel-Power ID 41 {63})Also there are many smaller errors (Kernel-EventTracing ID 3 / atapi ID 11 / Application Errors / BugChecks etc)Can some1 help? I can upload more logs.Thank's !

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Preferred Solution: Windows 7 sfc cannot repair corrupted files.

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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So, I reformatted my computer again. Did some SFC scans before I installed any Microsoft updates and all scans were clean. Did all the updates, drivers, program installations. Couple days later I decide to check with SFC and found some errors. There's also errors at the source, meaning I can't replace them correct? This seems kind of stupid. Always having corrupted files no matter how many times I reformat.

A:Corrupted Files + Unable to Repair + Corrupted Source

Hello ecko69x

From the last entry in your report below, it looks like they have been repaired, and you are good to go.

"Verify and Repair Transaction completed. All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired"

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Hi, have some files corrupted and can't repair.


Maybe the images both online and offline from TechBench/Media Creation Tool aren't updated since the update came out yesterday...

In my Laptop i have only opencl.dll corrupted.

A:Have some files corrupted and can't repair

Hello Be4stElectrjc,

The corrupted opencl.dll file is a known issue with SFC that will hopefully be sorted soon. It's nothing to worry about.

Microsoft Fixing opencl.dll issue in SFC /SCANNOW soon

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Hi Everyone [sry for my bad english]
a week Ago I get some virus , that make my files corrupted , and make my images look like **** ! and make my installation Files [ That i downloaded ] corrupted !

it made my pictures look like this :

but i think i fixed this virus by kaspersky anti virus and no more files are getting corrupted , but my question is this :
is there any way that i can fix these corrupted Files ?
like my pictures or my installation Files ? because when i want to install that program it say this file is corrupted !

Plz help !

A:Plz Help Me ! How To Repair corrupted Files

that looks more like a damaged graphics card than anything else.

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Recently, i accidentally forced the shutdown of my computer that's using windows 8.1. Since, i have corrupted files and I want to fix them. But, when i execute the dism /online / cleanup-image /restorehealth command, It gives error 1276. It also says that the the remote procedure call failed... But before i did this more than 3 times and i never had problems. Between the 2 procedures, i installed no new program .

A:How do we repair corrupted files?

Thanks for all of your answers, but i tried again and it worked! I will keep the page open so that other people like me could find answers to fix this problem! Don't hesitate to share your knowledge even if everithing went fine for me!

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I have winxp on a 80gig hd which is missing the ntldr file.

I used the 6-floppy disk Microsoft Home Edition WinXP Boot Disks mentioned on bootdisk.com to get to the recovery console.

Once there i tried to copy ntldr and ntdetect.com from a floppy to my c:\ drive only to get this message: "en error occured during directory enumeration".

I tried to create a directory to copy the two files into (mkdir c:\i386) and recieved a message stating that my mbr was corrupted.

Using two files from the 6-disk boot, fixboot and fixmbr, i tried to fix the mbr only to have kept the same problem... neither worked at all.

Is there a way to fix a corrupted mbr and keep important files that were on the harddrive from being erased?

I am hoping for a repair of xp not a clean install. Files on the computer belonged to my father and are not replacable at all, no other copies made... i was unaware of the fact that he had not made backup copies. That lesson is a hard one this time.


A:mbr corrupted; will repair dlt old files?

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Hi all.
My computer was infected.
I have cleaned it completely, but many office and pdf files are corrupted and wont open. Even in another system.
I have tried many many repair programs that i in google searched but still no go.
Thanks for your help !

A:How to repair corrupted office and PDF files ?

Sorry you are having issues!
Honestly I am not sure, so this is just an idea...check the extension of the files and make sure they are still .pdf and .ppt or .doc. Sometimes when you are having issues, something could cause a change in the name of the file extension, and it will not open or if it is open, you are not able to save it (I had this happen yesterday in PowerPoint and something changed the file to a template extension .potx instead of .ppt).
After closing the application (Office or Adobe or other program), I would locate the file and check it has the right extension, and if not--change it manually. Sometimes changing the name of the file itself helps the application open it, so change the name of the file and/or extension if it is wrong and change the file name, then right click and attempt to Open With the correct program. 

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Hello to everyone,
I am new here & looking for help with a computer issue. Any help given is greatly appreciated. I'll start from the beginning.
For awhile now but only very occasionally I am getting BSOD crashes & then the computer restarts. So today I decided to do some detective work & try to find out/repair what is going wrong. I ran SFC /SCANNOW & it returned a message that some corrupted files could not be repaired. So then I found some help online & ran it several more times. It returned the same message each time. I also did the Windows Update Readiness Tool, & that also did not fix the problem. A lot of the online help forums seem to mention doing a repair install however I do not want to resort to this unless I have to. First of all, I do not have an install disc. Then I read that it is always better to have your install disc directly from your computer's manufacture instead of making your own. So if I do have to do a repair install I will probably want to order a disc from Dell instead of making my own. Also my computer is relatively young (at least in my mind) about 1.5 years old, however my nephew does a lot of gaming & the computer does get a lot of use that way. I had my previous Dell for 8 years & it only got wonky near the end.

Here is the CBS file: (the unfixable file is near the end) THANK YOU to anyone who helps!


2014-01-15 17:26:48, Info CSI 000001aa [SR] Beginning Verify
and Repair transaction
2014-01-15 ... Read more

A:Scannow cannot repair corrupted files

Hello deshae, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since you are having a BSOD issue, I would recommend to read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, and post back in the BSOD Help and Support forum area with the needed information. One of our BSOD experts should be by later when able to further help.

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After getting infected and buying an antvirus and clenaed my system i run "sfc /scannow" and it says some protected system fiels are corrupted but its not able to fix them.

Any idea as to what needs to be done plase?

A:SFC cannot repair my corrupted system files

Originally Posted by nikos


After getting infected and buying an antvirus and clenaed my system i run "sfc /scannow" and it says some protected system fiels are corrupted but its not able to fix them.

Any idea as to what needs to be done plase?

Try running:

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

in administrator command prompt:

Then reboot & run sfc again.

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 Hi, in Windows Vista and 7,  Microsoft has change how ITs work on the os. I am a trainee of becoming a tech. I work at a computer store and my co-workers isn't fond of vista since cannot repair any files like xp "windows repair". For example, I working on a computer that cannot boot into windows (vista). I have tried start-up repair, (didn't work), I tried the restore (didn't work), safe-mode (lets say it don't for now). Question is, How to get back in windows to boot? The main reason for asking is to apply this knowledge at work and maybe be promoted and/or pay raise. Thanks for reading and God bless you.-Joshua

A:How to repair corrupted system files?

Hi Joshua, in order to repair corrupted system files, you can also use the following steps:
Use the System File Checker (SFC) to scan system files
The System File Checker tool enable an administrator to scan all protected files to verify their versions. To do so, follow these steps:
1. Click "Start", type "CMD" (without quotation marks) in the "Start Search" box. Right click on the "CMD.exe" file, choose "Run as Administrator"
2. Copy and paste "SFC /Scannow" (without quotation marks) in the "Open" box, and click "OK".
Note: There is a SPACE between "SFC" and "/Scannow", this command will take several minutes to complete and may require access to the Windows installation source files.
You can also refer to the following link for detailed information:
Using System File Checker (SFC) To Fix Issues
Hope this helps!Sean Zhu - MSFT

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Hi Everyone [sry for my bad english]
a week Ago I get some virus [I Think It Was A Trojan Called : Torjan KillFiles] , that make my files corrupted , and make my images look like ShiiT ! and make my installation Files [ That i downloaded ] corrupted ! And Make My Rar Files corrupted So I Couldn't Extract Them Anymore and ...

it made my pictures look like this :

but i think i fixed this virus by kaspersky anti virus and no more files are getting corrupted , but my question is this :
is there any way that i can fix these corrupted Files ?
like my pictures or my installation Files ? because when i want to install that program it say this file is corrupted !
Or My Rar Files That can be Extract anymore ! [ Because My PC say That these files are corrupted And Cannot be extract ]

It Even Effect On My Music Videos And Some Times When Im Watching Music Video , It will become like this more than 10 times :

Plz help !

A:How To Repair Files That corrupted By Trojan

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

a link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined below.

NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Recently I sent my laptop to apple mainetenance to repair after the hard disk failure. then I sent the failed HD to a guy who extracted all my files including videos, but there's some video I cannot open, I think they are corrupted. for example when I try to open one .mov file with quicktime the attached error message appears. is there a tool to fix or repair corrupted video files ?


A:How to repair corrupted video files ?

I suspect the HDD was corrupted at some point in this process or as a result of the failure. In any case, file recovery software restores files based on the FAT. If the FAT or the data on the disc is corrupted (neither is checked by the recovery software), then the recovered/restored files are typically corrupt as well. And in this case, the data is typically garbage and not the actual file data. Thus it cannot be "fixed".

Having said all of that, try opening the files with a program such as gSpot or MediaInfo. If the files can be properly identified, then you can likely fix the problems.

Most likely, the "files" won't be properly identified. Thus they are simply trash.

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I have recently lost a number of local folders in my Outlook Express (OE) which I found in the DBX store. However OE does not read/open them most probably because they are corrupted. This is apparently a common problem.
I searched and found a few tools which claim to repair/recover corrupted DBX and I tried three demo versions. None of them was able to repair the corrupted DBX files. One of the tools was honest enough to admit that some files can be beyond repair and it provided a complete disk scan which recovered a number of lost/deleted messages, some of which were originally in the OE local folders i had lost. Although no fix so far, no cost in using the demo versions.
A number of experts suggest a tool called DBXPRESS which claims to recover corrupted DBX files. Unfortunately no demo version is offered for proof of effectiveness before purchase.
Are corrupted DBX files repairable as the softwar ecompanies claim and if so how and with what software ?
As this is a common and potentially disastrous problem, should not Microsoft be persuaded to provide a radical fix to avoid a tedious manual backing up process.

A:Repair/Recovery of Corrupted DBX files

This probably will not work but download MailViewer here. When you run it browse to your dbx files and see if it can view your mail. It doesn't repair anything but it may be able to view something. I used it to pull an attachment out of a saved dbx file without Outlook Express.

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Hello and welcome Cocaine mate can you follow these please so we have that BSOD dump?
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hello to all, i have some problems with my PC (Windows 7 64-bit config complete in my system spec.). I saw some problems doing scans with Microsoft Essential, ADaware..the scans blocked and not complete.
So i run the CMD and i checked the integrity of files, it has found files corrupted and not possibile repair. I attach the CBS log: can someone help me? Thanks!

A:SFC scannow - corrupted files impossible to repair

Not many if any people here are going to look at a .rar attachment,
Please post a .txt attachment

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Hi... While using Incredimail, it crashed and corrupted all of my email files... meaning that I lost all of my existing emails. I had some very important stuff and am searching for a software program that can repair the files. The file extensions are imm and imh, and I am running Windows XP. I've already tried their tech support and they were not able to repair the files. Any help would truly be appreciated. Thank you in advance...

A:Incredimail Files Corrupted-Looking for software to repair them

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Hi guys.
When I try and mount an .iso explorer freezes and locks up. I've tried setting default programs, changing file associations, installing different image software like Poweriso, Dameon Tools etc., nothing works. I simply cannot handle .iso files for some reason. Can anyone help? Thanks,

A:.iso Associations corrupted. Cannot mount .iso files !! Cannot Repair!

Running sfc /scannow from an admin command prompt is worth a try first for problems like these. Otherwise, you can try System Restore from a previously working state, restore from backup (you do have one?) or a repair install of Windows.

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2015-05-13 15:49:10, Info                  CSI    0000000a [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2015-05-13 15:49:10, Info                  CSI    0000000b [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2015-05-13 15:49:11, Info                  CSI    0000000c [SR] Verify complete
2015-05-13 15:49:11, Info                  CSI    0000000d [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2015-05-13 15:49:11, Info                  CSI    0000000e [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2015-05-13 15:49:12, Info                  CSI    0000000f [SR] Verify complete
2015-05-13 15:49:12, Info                  CSI    00000010 [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2015-05-13 15:49:12, Info                  CSI    00000011 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2015-05-13 15:49:13, Info                  CSI    00000012 [SR] Verify complete
2015-05-13 15:49:13, Info                  CSI    00000013 [SR] Veri... Read more

A:SFC /SCANNOW Corrupted files wont repair

Hello,Please follow the steps here:http://thetechcookbook.com/windows-8-update-kb3022345-causing-corrupt-files/

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I have hit a brick wall and would really appreciate some help.

Recently I noticed my IE9 opening really slowly (about a minute until loading page). I ran Malwarebytes, Avast, Chkdsk/f/r, sfc/scannow and I have now ended up with this;

From this log I have identified these errors:-

2014-03-04 14:09:27, Error CSI 00000080 (F) STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND #1550655# from Windows::Rtl::SystemImplementation::DirectFileSystemProvider::SysCreateFile(flags = (AllowSharingViolation), handle = {provider=NULL, handle=0}, da = (STANDARD_RIGHTS_READ|FILE_READ_ATTRIBUTES), oa = @0xe0e80c->OBJECT_ATTRIBUTES {s:24; rd:NULL; on:[120]"\??\C:\Windows\WinSxS\x86_microsoft-windows-b..iondata-cmdlinetool_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18000_none_882afcc5a52ba04b"; a:(OBJ_CASE_INSENSITIVE)}, iosb = @0xe0e82c, as = (null), fa = 0, sa = (FILE_SHARE_READ|FILE_SHARE_WRITE|FILE_SHARE_DELETE), cd = FILE_OPEN, co = 0x00004000, eab = NULL, eal = 0, disp = Invalid)
2014-03-04 14:09:27, Error CSI [email protected]/3/4:14:09:27.514 (F) d:\longhorn\base\wcp\sil\merged\ntu\ntsystem.cpp(1849): Error STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND originated in function Windows::Rtl::SystemImplementation::DirectFileSystemProvider::SysCreateFile expression: (null)
2014-03-04 14:09:33, Error CSI 00000082 (F) STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND #1550654# from Windows::Rtl::SystemImplementation::CDirectory::OpenExistingDirectory(...)[g... Read more

A:sfc /scannow reports corrupted files, but cannot repair

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

If you have the Windows Vista installation disc or Repair disc you can boot from that. After booting to the disc you can run Windows Startup Repair to repair those files.

SFC cannot find them or they are too corrupt. They will however be located on the disc.

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Unfortunately, all folders and files just got corrupted. I can still access all folders and also see the files, but I can no longer open them. The disk includes around 1,000 files of movies and photos.

The folders on the disk include a small "lock" symbol suddenly. No idea what this means.

I had run a chkdsk /f and chkdsk /r. Both finished without any errors. /r took almost a day to finish.

Thanks for any idea you may have!

A:Win7x64 - repair corrupted files / folder

One answer I found:

It means that the Users group doesn't have access to the folder. Adding even Read authority to the Users group will remove the lock.

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I am using Windows 8 (64-bit version) and have recently had a virus which I have quarantined and removed. After restarting my computer it seemed that Windows 8 was taking ages to boot around 3 minutes compared to it's usual half minute start up and login.

Searching online I found that you should scan in elevated command prompt using sfc/scannow. After reaching 100% a message came up stating "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log %WinDir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log."

I have already looked into it searching with the word "corrupted" and "fixed" not finding anything. This code: findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt and thread "http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/55984-how-analyse-cbs-log.html" resulted in an empty file. Also forgot to add that Windows 8 Advanced Repair was no help either.

I have also attached the CBS.log as a .txt file if that helps.
Thanks for looking at this post, any support would great.

A:sfc/scannow Could not repair corrupted files; CBS.log not showing any


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Win 7 starts ok but sfc reports corrupted files Cbs Log attached.

Any advice will be appreciated

A:sfc and startup repair found corrupted files but can't fix

Hey, there is a known issue with a recent Windows Update (KB3022345), it causes an irrepairable corruption warning (which is a false report, the files are not corrupt in reality). If you have this update installed then do one of the following:
- Uninstall this update (it is Windows 10 preparation update)
- Run the fix from The Tech Cookbook – Windows 7 update (KB3022345) causing corrupt files

After the above, run another SFC /scannow. If you still get a corruption, attach it in your next post.

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today I am posting in the Eight Forums to ask about how to fix a corrupted looking Windows 8 start menu with no corrupted files found. I know that's a really bad way to explain the situation. I have uploaded a screenshot which I hope explains the issues. I wanted to add the blank squares do not work and also the Maps button.

A:Windows 8 Start Menu Looking Corrupted; No corrupted files

Repair the start screen, see here:

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

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my os:xp>sp3 my current custom built pc updated from sp2 to sp3 late last summer & i believe it somehow deleted a folder/key for the windows installer.i've read that that can happen from updating sp1>sp2>sp3. who knows. or maybe from a reg cleaner, which i used in the early fall & have read they can do more harm than good. don't use them anymore. i have an xp cd that i never used that came with a 2003 dell pc i still have. QUESTION IS: can i perform a repair of just the installer from this cd on my newer pc & how would i go about it step by step. i read that you have to boot from the xp cd by changing the boot order in the bios from starting with your hard drive instead.is that correct? i ran "sfc scannow" but did'nt see it finish so i don't know what it found if anything. THANX for your time/help.

A:xp repair of corrupted windows installer

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How do I repair Windows 7 when Extensions are corrupted

A:How do I repair Windows 7 when Extensions are corrupted

By your example I'm not sure what you need. Do you just want to be able to rename a files' extension?

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I tried searching around the forums a bit to find a similar issue and if I am re-covering something already covered please forward me along.

I am pretty sure I caught a virus as this occured while downloading a file. I am running off of a Windows 64 bit OS.

I did a memory diagnostic and it said I had a corrupted ci.dll - this is anasty virus.

I have tried deleting and replacing the ci.dll and doing a system recovery point but all for naught.

I am further hampered by the fact that I am running off of a Dell studio that came with windows so I dont have a windows disk to restore some of the boot files this virus seems to destroy.

just as a note - I am so broke I dont even have any disks to purchase to try to burn any start-ups to a disk to run anything on it. I dont have a USB to plug the hard drive into to try to gain access to it from another system

Is there any fixing this nasty beast-who would make such a thing

Any help is so appreciated and I am very thankful in advance.

A:Windows & corrupted ci.dll - start up repair virus

SORRY FOR THE DOUBLE POST - i couldnt find the edit tab to edit the first post - below are my result text from running FARBARs64 bit tool

Scan result of Farbars's Recovery Tool (FRST written by farbar) Version 2.0.8
Ran by SYSTEM at 2011-05-20 08:15:14
Running from K:\
Windows 7 Home Premium (X64) OS Language: English(US)
The current controlset is ControlSet001
========================== Registry ==========================
HKLM\...\Run: [RtHDVCpl] C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe -s (Realtek Semiconductor)[8306208 2009-10-20]
HKLM\...\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe (Intel Corporation)[161304 2010-08-25]
HKLM\...\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe (Intel Corporation)[386584 2010-08-25]
HKLM\...\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe (Intel Corporation)[415256 2010-08-25]
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [IAStorIcon] C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe (Intel Corporation)[284696 2010-03-03]
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [Desktop Disc Tool] "c:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe" ()[498160 2009-10-15]
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [mcui_exe] "C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe" /runkey (McAfee, Inc.)[1484856 2010-09-30]
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [DellComms] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\DellComms\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellComms (SupportSoft, Inc.)[206064 2009-05-05]
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [iBryte ibrytebasic Desktop] C:\Program Files (x86)\iBryte\ibrytebasic\ibryted... Read more

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I can't get my XP Pro to load:
I have the original [Retail] MS XP PRO install disk
This is a stable Seagate Cheetah SCSI drive
The drive (and my other drives) are there in the BIOS
I've got the BIOS set to force a boot-to-optical (CD Drive) because XP was such a pita
As you can guess, I didn't create one of those 'rescue disks'
So far I've been able to boot into an Acronis/Seagate clone/etc. disk utility I had.
 Thank you so much for anyone helping me with this. I'm kinda desperate as you can imagine!!

A:Corrupted Windows XP Pro ... 'R' Repair won't work ... Have Disk

Are you talking about the XP Recovery Console iso?
Are you trying to recover data off the drive? Does this XP CD boot in other computers? If it does then possibly your optical drive is bad unless you can boot other CDs.
Does the computer allow booting from USB flash drives?

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My Local disk is corrupted and I cant fix with windows repair! PLZ HELP!!! I can't find anything anywhere.

A:My Local disk is corrupted and I cant fix with windows repair!

What kind of corruption is the drive/partition experiencing? Is it doing something it's not supposed to do? Or is it not doing something it should be doing? Which windows repair did you use? Did it bring up a screen like this:

If yes, did you access this System Recovery Options screen by using a system repair disk? A Windows 7 install disk? The more info you can provide the better the chances someone will be able to help.

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Hey everyone.

I have a huge problem... I have 3 corrupt installations of the same OS (W7 U. 64 bit) in the same hard drive. I can't install any OS(es), and my original (working installation) no longer works. These corrupt installations are corrupt because windows installed incorrectly twice... they left old windows instead of creating a windows.old file.

When I try to start up any of these three installations, I get the same error:
"The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then restart the installation."

This also happens upon completion of reinstalling windows.

I have tried to wipe the drive:
most programs I see need windows to operate...
I've tried a few programs that can be booted, DBAN boots, but I get the same error every time: That DBAN has encountered a non-fatal error and that the error is usually caused by damaged disks.

So, is there any way that:
I can fix windows to install one of the hard drive wiping softwares?
Get DBAN working?
I can get a software that actually runs by booting with it and that correctly wipes my hard drive?


- Pilot

A:3 Corrupted W7 Installations; Windows refuses to repair/restore itself

You can format during boot, just delete the partitions. If you would like a more thorough clean, try this

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Silly me, I just saw the instructions here on how to post which I somehow missed before:

Is Windows 7 Professional
- x64 (64 bit)
- the original installed OS on the system? yes
- an OEM version
- OEM = NOT pre-installed - I installed myself when I build machine

- age of system (hardware): almost exactly 1 year old
- age of OS installation: almost exactly 1 year old also
- have you re-installed the OS?: no, I have never re-installed the OS

How do I get the dump files from a machine that won't load past the BIOS???

I haven't seen any recent threads on this so here is the situation:
I had a failed Service Pack Install so I ran both the Chkdsk C: /f function and a sfc /scannow System File checker functions as described in this article about Fixing a Failing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Install.

I then installed and ran the Windows Update Readiness Tool.
Upon a 3rd reboot, I get the following error: 0cx000000e

I used the System Recovery Options from the Windows 7 Install Disk and the Startup Repair has diagnosed:

Test Performed:
Name: Check for updates
Result: Completed successfully. Error code 0x0.
Time Taken = 0 ms

Test Performed:
Name: System disk test
Result: Completed successfully. Error code 0x0.
Time Taken = 0 ms

Test Performed:
Name: Disk failure diagnosis
Result: Completed successfully. Error code 0x0.
Time Taken = 109 ms

Test Performed:
Name: Disk metadata test
Result: Completed successfu... Read more

A:0xc000000e - Partition Table Repair - corrupted F:\windows

Well, I see there has been some views of this post. Any ideas? even a RTFM comment would be appreciated. just tell me which manual. please. thanks.

or even tell me to just do a new install. or is it possible to do a repair install from the installation disk?

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Hi Guys,

First post here. I'm very discouraged with my new pc. I just built my first rig from scratch and have been having lots of problems ever since a recent thunderstorm. I made the most idiotic mistake of all time and forgot to plug the PSU AC supply into the surge protector and had it right in the wall. When I came home the day of the storm I noticed the PC was in a strange reboot loop. It would try to power on, the fans and lights would activate for a few seconds and then it would power down. I was very concerned by this but managed to quit the loop by turning off the power supply completely.

The computer worked as normal for 2-3 days but then i started noticing it would hang at odd times when the cpu should not have been under particular stress. Eventually, by the next day the bootups were failing and trying to run startup repair unsuccessfully. I also got messages that files were corrupted. I was unable to boot up in start mode or run a system restore.

I then proceeded to use a Ubuntu Linux Live disk and was able to get to my files and back everything up. After this, I ran a clean install of the OS.

A day or two went by and I noticed similar problems, system instability eventually devolving into boot failures/startup repair failures etc. I gave up at this point and resigned myself to the thought that some part of the hardware itself had been damaged by a power surge and I needed to replace it. I took it in to my nearby Canada Computers who ran a diagnostic and ... Read more

A:Bootup Failure/Repair Failure/Corrupted Files

Hello !! Welcome to SF !!

What I think it might have damage the PSU. The low voltage to the Motherboard and other devices might be causing the crashing and freezing. See if you can get a spare PSU replaced it and test it and see if it works. If it works then we know. Honestly i think it hardware.

Good Luck,

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Unwanted encoding messages on opening MSWord files. Inability to open MSExcel files and picture files. Apparently corrupted files?I am having problems opening .doc and .xls and .jpg files in some (but not all) folders in my folder tree, e.g. C:\Documents and Settings\(username)\My Documents\Folder X. However, Folders Y and Z are apparently unaffected. This has arisen only recently.My system is Windows XP (Home), and SP2 upgraded to SP3.MSWORD EXAMPLE:- On opening a Word file (whether from Word or from Windows Explorer) I receive this dialog box;"File Conversion - (filename).doc""Select the encoding that makes your document readable." The already selected button is "Other encoding" and the suggested code is "Japanese". The preview pane shows only an array of characters, all the same.On trying to select the button "Windows (Default)", the preview changes to a continuous array of lower-case xxxxxxx. On returning to the "Other encoding" option and trying "Auto-Select", the selected code returns itself to "Japanese" with the display as already noted above.On returning to the "Other encoding" option and trying "Western European (Windows)", the display reverts to the Windows Default style as already noted above, lines of xxxxxxx. I am unable to open the file.MSEXCEL EXAMPLE:- On opening an Excel file, all I get is an immensely long string of a character in ... Read more

A:Unwanted encoding messages on opening MSWord files. Inability to open MSExcel files and picture files. Apparently corrupted files?

This sounds like it might be a malware infection.

Have you run any scans lately?

Did you download BackUp4All from a reputable source?

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Hello all,

My copy of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on my laptop has been having some strange issues lately. I cannot run .msi files, and device manager never populates a full list. Sometimes (rarely, but it does repeat) Windows Explorer will freeze, and if I attempt to close it and reopen it using task manager, the UI reloads, but whenever I click on a folder it claims Windows cannot load explorer. Restarting fixes that. I scheduled and ran CHKDSK, and it repaired a few bad sectors, but it didn't fix any of these problems. I have run CCleaner (both the regular cleaner and registry fixer) and defragmented my hard drive until it's only 1% fragmented. I then tried sfc /scannow, and it read a bunch of corrupted files but could not repair them. I read that to fix sfc, you must download and run Windows System Update Readiness Tool. It has been running and "Searching for Updates on this Computer" for about an hour now, and I'm getting concerned that it's just not doing anything. It's not frozen, the bar keeps moving from left to right and I can click on and off of it. I also have the logs from sfc if anyone wants to take a look at them, they'll be attached. The computer isn't very old, and has an intel i3 and 4gb of ram. If you would like any extra information to help, please reply and I'll get back to you as fast as I can Any recommendations on where to go from here would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks so much for any and all help!

A:Many corrupted Windows7 files, SFC reads corrupted data but doesnt fix

Hi Qujibo,
First comment you said ran ccleaner REGISTRY cleaner, this is not advised, unless you know what your doing

If there is an UNDO backup from that utility RUN it.

SURT can quite easily run for a couple of hours.

There are a lot of Winsxs errors in your log.

AFTER surt has run


run the MXdiag report from this link
Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

Was this OS only installed via sysprep a couple of days ago??


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This is my antivirus report

05/05/2012 13:21
Scan of all local drives

File C:\Users\Ace Pieda\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tfsknu0g.default\CT2786678\Dialogs.zip|>Dialogs\Defua ltImages\icon.png Error 42125 {ZIP archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\7317f5.msp|>PCW_CAB_Silver|>systemxmlDLL Error 42127 {CAB archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\7317f5.msp|>oldTocurrent\01_StringPool Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\7317f5.msp|>oldTocurrent\01_StringData Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\7317f5.msp|>oldTocurrent\01MsiAssemblyName Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\7317f5.msp|>oldTocurrent\01CustomAction Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\7317f5.msp|>oldTocurrent\01MsiAssembly Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
Number of searched folders: 26201
Number of tested files: 569489
Number of infected files: 0
Pls. help my computer is very lag

A:HELP windows 7 files corrupted how to fix

Hello Crimson, and welcome to Sevenforums!

First, what antivirus are you using?

Second, let this scanner run on your computer to search for infected files: Microsoft Safety Scanner - Antivirus | Remove Spyware, Malware, Viruses Free

See if this helps you with any firefox errors: How to Fix Mozilla Firefox | eHow.com

You are never supposed to run 2 or more antiviruses together on a single computer. Also, to remove any antivirus, you may need a special removal tool to make sure you get all the pieces. In addition to your antivirus, consider installing/updating/running (full scan) the free Malwarebytes software. Good thing to have and highly recommended by most people: http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebyte...=dl&tag=button

Finally, run this tool to fix system errors: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - created by Brink

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hey there

i just recently installed the trial version of BitDefender Anti-Virus Plus v10, and now i have a big problem. when i try to log into windows normally, one of two things happens. a.) i get nothing but my background, and error messages relating to userinit.exe and dwwin.exe. b.) i get my icons and explorer comes up, but nothing will work and windows is completly useless, along with the above mentioned error messages. everything in windows works in safe mode however, so i think it has something to do with a startup program malfunctioning. please help me.

A:Windows Xp Corrupted Files

Try disabling your startup items while in Safe Mode. A good, free, easy to use program for this is StartupCPL by Mike Lin. Download the Standalone .EXE version ( http://www.mlin.net/files/StartupCPL_EXE.zip ) Extract it, then double click on it to run it. Don't just uncheck everything using it - try a couple at a time so that you can remember what you did in case you stop something essential. In the event that you do, then just open up StartupCPL and recheck the boxes that you'd unchecked.

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Over the past few weeks, my Windows files have always been getting corrupted. The hard thing is that it is an error every different time saying that some file is missing. For example, today, I did a system restore. I have done this many times and before I got to the setup screen for windows, I got a blue screen that prompted me to restart my PC and it gave me the same error after I restarted. By the way, I have Windows 8.1. Files also get corrupted on Windows 10 for me. I can't find out what the error is but I suspect it is my SSD because files get corrupted before I even install anything. One example of an error was a memory read error. The weird thing is that I had my old SSD replaced by a warranty 2 months ago and 2 weeks after I received the new one and started it, everything started to get corrupted. I have probably restored my PC 30 times this week...

PC Specs:

A:Windows Files are always getting corrupted.

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I notice that after i run these commands in powershell or cmd: sfc /scannow, DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth, Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"} .

and run sfc /scannow again, I always get this. . It seems like my windows is always corrupted and I think that is causing my to get start menu, search menu, and task bar issues after standying by.

Anybody know what's wrong with my computer?

EDIT: I have to do a clean install apparently, also the Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register ?$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml?} command broke my apps.

A:Windows files always corrupted even after repairs?

Hi, running the Powershell command has not been recommended since build 10586 (November) came out.. it tends to break apps. You then see @ before their names in the start menu.

To fix this, you are recommended to do an in-place upgrade repair install (you can find instructions in the Tutorials section).

This will:
- keep most of your settings
- keep your programs
- turn system restore off
- restore all Windows apps
- take up to 2 hours
- lose all Windows updates since the last major build (10586)
- create Windows.old

You need a Windows installation medium.

Noted you have a Radeon card: problems have been reported with one dll related to Nvidia cards as regards the cbs .log. You would have to inspect your log to determine what it says.. but that's irrelevant if you do the repair install.

Post back if you still have your other problem.

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I recently installed Windows XP Pro on my cpu and during the installation three files were corrupted. All haveing to do with usb. One was usbintel. I dont remeber the rest. I had to skip the intallations of those files to complete install. XP is working just fine but my usb ports do not work at all. Are there any files I could install to make my usb ports work? It says in hardware profiles that there are no drivers installed for this device. Where can i get those files?

A:USB Files corrupted During Windows Xp Install

Try this site for information on XP USB drivers.

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My friend has a virus problem, he has something in the Windows folder, and he can't actually use his explorer, there is a warning window coming up for him i paste what it says:

"Some dangerous viruses detected in your system. Microsoft Windows XP files corrupted.
This may lead to the destruction of important files in C:\WINDOWS. Download protection software now!

Click OK to download the antispyware (Recommended)"

Any help/advice appreciated!

A:Microsoft Windows XP files corrupted...

Do not click OK to download the software!

Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.
Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.

Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop. alternate link 1 alternate link 2
Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you wi... Read more

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This is my first post so be easy on me. I am 72 and have been a computer user since the Atari days. I have used all versions of Windows since then and have managed to resolve most problems. Since Windows 8 and 8.1 I spend almost as much time trying to maintain Windows as I do using the computer. I have several corrupted files and have been unable to repair them. I was going to hold out until Windows 10, hoping that it's installation would resolve all issues, but decided I'd better enter the process with a functional 8.1. The corruptions don't seem to effect my programs except for IE 11, which is such a nightmare that have limited my browsing.
Here are the results of Speccy, SFC and DISM
TIA and I will be patiently waiting with baited breath to be rid of my Windows 8.1 gremlims
Brer Rabbit

A:Windows 8.1 updates and corrupted files

If you want you can uninstall KB3022345 update and again execute   DISM  /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth command. Read more about the KB3022345 Windows update from below URL link.
Microsoft confirms patch KB 3022345 breaks SFC /scannow

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Even though I am new to MT Bleeping Computer forum, I am sure that this is not the first time my issue has been raised. I have been trying to download recent updates from Java and I keep getting a 1603 Error message. After doing some research, I have determined that I have several Windows system corrupted files; I have determined this by running the sfc scannow tool and the report shows several files that could not be repaired.Now I am stuck because I am not sure how to correctly repair these files.I am running Windows 7, and I am current with all Window updates. I have a Dell computer with a AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core Processor 2.30 GHz, Installed Memory 4.00 GB, and a 64-bit operating system.Do you have any ideas that I can fix these files, I have uploaded the sfc report for your review.Thanks for any given help.Lobo43

A:Windows 7 Corrupted System Files

You might want to have a look at this. It appears a recent Windows Update may be the culprit here, based on the files SFC couldn't repair:
You may want to just uninstall update KB3022345, and try to reinstall it later.
I'm a little more worried by the fact that cmd.exe can't be repaired.
You may have to copy this file from a computer that has the exact same OS version and the exact same hardware architecture.
More on how to do that is here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929833#manually%20repair

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Hello to all.

Some unexpected problem recently caused my windows installation to get corrupted and now I want to simply reinstall it and start anew with a fresh install. However, some important files were in the directory where windows is installed and now I'm having some difficulty in getting them out. The windows installation directory was in the local disk C: .

The problem is that I can't boot normally and in safe-mode. I tried using my windows boot cd to try and repair windows. The commands chkdsk, bootcfg /rebuild, fixmbr and fixboot all did not work. I also tried installing windows in another completely unused drive, which was D:. However, when I try to do this, it says that it is checking the hard disks and freezes when it is checking C:, after which I am left with no option but to restart.

The files are inside a folder in C: Drive, outside the WINDOWS Folder, so I was hoping if I could somehow uninstall windows only but can't figure out how to do that.

Right now, I just need a way to copy that folder in C Drive, put it in any of the other drives (D, E or F) and then reformat and reinstall. The OS is Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2.

Is there anyway I can get this done?

Thanks for any help.

A:Need to transfer files. Corrupted windows won't allow me to.

Hi Rydium,

Your best shot might be to make a boot CD that has its own OS self contained. Booting to one of those will allow you to copy your files if they are still readable on the drive.

A BartPE CD or a Linux live CD would do that. Google for those and you'll get plenty of instructions.

There are other ways too but they are command line driven and pretty clumsy for most folks.

There is a possibility that your files will not be visible due to media damage, file system corruption, disk errors, or missing system permissions.

You could also slave the drive in another computer and see if the files are readable.

Good luck. Post back if you have questions.

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i have windows ME on my computer, and lately it has been doing very strange things, even more than usual. for one, when i try to open documents, whether they're video files, images, or text, it converts it to a 40.5k .exe file that won't open. i can't figure out how to change it back. i've lost 2 full movies this way, several images, and one text document. also, many of my files (.html, .mp3, .jpg) no longer open in their default programs. they just sit there. i looked at the properties and they all say open with some program called "sysrnj." i changed them to the defaults, tried again, and they still don't open by double-clicking, i have to open the program and open them from there. thirdly, the icons for everything seem to change randomly. all my .jpg's appear with winamp logos, my shortcuts are notepad files, and my text files are photoshop projects, among others. these are only a couple of the problems i've been having. if anybody has any suggestions or knows where i can find updates that fix any or all of these problems, PLEASE let me know. i'm afraid i'm going to lose important information, and it's such a pain to back up a 20-gig hard drive. thanks

A:[SOLVED] Windows ME corrupted files, etc.

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Hi All

I bought a new windows 7 home basic edition. I tried installing windows 7 on my laptop after formatting the disk. During the 2nd step of installation Install windows ->Expanding windows it says files may be corrupted please ensure all the files exist before installation.

Please help, I have formatted my laptop and in a total mess.


A:Corrupted CD, getting an error as corrupted or missing files

I wiped the CD with a piece of cloth and tried again
it worked.

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Recently my laptop developed a problem wherein in would not shut down properly. It logged out of Windows with no trouble, but froze on the System Shutting Down screen, and I had to power it off with the power button. I tried this a couple of times to make sure that it wasn't a fluke. It was not. I took it to a repair shop and learned that the hard drive was failing.

I replaced the hard drive myself, by far the techie-est thing I've ever done, just so you know my level of ability (some, but not a lot). I have an external NAS and was able to successfully perform a full system restore. My system is back up and running, and everything seems to be working well, but the machine still cannot power off properly. It's still freezing up on the System Shutting Down screen.

I found SevenForums through a Google search, and followed the suggestions I found for my problem. I ran SCANNOW several times (5), and problem files remained. I went into safe mode and ran SCANNOW there. When I clicked on Shut Down from safe mode, the system was able to power itself correctly (yea!), but it still will not do so not in safe mode.

I've reached the point where I could really use some help. I've created sfcdetails.txt from the CBS log and attached it to this message. There are 2 iterations of SCANNOW represented in this file. The section of the log with a date of 9/17 is from the last run in regular mode yesterday, and the section dated 9/18 is the run in safe mode this morning.
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About half a year ago, give or take, I ordered a Windows 8 OEM disk to install on my laptop. Machine runs fine, even upgrading to the 8.1 Preview and eventually to 8.1, and dual-booting Ubuntu GNOME. Life is good.

The most recent system update, however, continuously fails for some reason, giving me no error messages.
I've tried running sfc /scannow and DISM commands, but both of those fail, saying that there are corrupted system files preventing them from working.

The normal way to fix corrupted system files with Windows 8 would be to Refresh. However, I can't refresh with my install disk because it's not an 8.1 disk. I've tried using the trick with creating a useable ISO file, but that trick fails because the Product Key I'm using is a developer's license, not retail.

Any more ideas without starting from scratch? Thanks in advance.

A:Windows Update fails -- corrupted files?

Delete everything under: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DownloadRe-run Dism first:
dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealthThen run: sfc /scannow
Note: You might have to run sfc multiple times until you get a clean message

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