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  1. #1

    missing files


    Hi,

    i've deleted files from the folders
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\System
    by mistake & i've highly tweaked & customized
    my os & don't want to redownload the entire
    setup & risk to lose any customization

    It would be very nice if someone could upload his
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\System
    folder & subfolders to mediafire or another
    file sharing site & share the link

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Quote Originally Posted by delicate View Post
    Hi,

    i've deleted files from the folders
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\System
    by mistake & i've highly tweaked & customized
    my os & don't want to redownload the entire
    setup & risk to lose any customization

    It would be very nice if someone could upload his
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\System
    folder & subfolders to mediafire or another
    file sharing site & share the link
    Wont work I am afraid. First are you 32 bit or 64?

    Second they have to be registered and the date, file size, and name , plus path have to be the same.

    You dont have to do a new install, ou can do a repair install.

    I will bet the missing files are already backed up in winsxs
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    i got rid of the winxs folder to gain space, & repair install doesn't respect all tweaks, registering is logical & something i know i have to do. if anyone can upload that, thanks

    X86, 32b
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


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  5. #5


    North Wales
    Posts : 449
    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    A full repair install is all that you can do - the only other option is a reformat.
    You will then need to repeat your strangling^h^h^h^h^h^h^h optimisation of the OS - I suggest you take copious backups along the way, this time.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    effectively, it's all i can do as an invasive workaround, if nobody having win8 x86 is willing to help me by zipping those files which doesn't take a lot of time, or if nobody owns the x86 version, then i'm done.
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  7. #7


    North Wales
    Posts : 449
    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    The content of those folders will vary depending on your machine and what has been installed - no-one else's files are going to be any use to you.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #8


    As others have said there is not way to "give" you the files.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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