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Uh, I sort of broke my explorer.exe

  1. #11


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    I did exactly that, gives me the same message.

    But, not exactly that, as I don't have a start....

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  2. #12


    From the Metro desktop, type cmd, right click on Command Prompt then Run as Administrator at the bottom. sfc /scannow should work.

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  3. #13


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    Okay, scanning now.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    THANK YOU!! You sir are obviously Jesus!

    However, I'm running into small problems such as when I right click, the menu pops up with a small line of grey, probably from that theme I attempted to install. Is there anyway I can fix this? If so, that'd be great!
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  5. #15


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8 Pro x64 With Media Center/Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86 >>Dual Boot<<


    Uninstall the theme ?If already uninstalled locate any folders related to it also check hidden items & delete them.If u're an advance user u can delte registry items related to it in registry...!
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