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  1. #11



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    That was for the OP David, but it look like he's offline right now. But if he can run PowerShell as admin then we know it's not a permission problem and probably an association problem.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by softwaremaniac View Post
    Run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
    Tried it. Did not work.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Didn't work.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Run SFC
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  5. #15


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by softwaremaniac View Post
    Run SFC
    Tried running sfc/scannow. I get the following error: "You must be an administrator running a console session in order touse the sfc utility."
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  6. #16


    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Run it in Powershell, but when opening Powershell, run it as Administrator and it will start.
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  7. #17


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by softwaremaniac View Post
    Run it in Powershell, but when opening Powershell, run it as Administrator and it will start.
    Gives the same error.

    Also, i do not see the Run as Administrator option on .exe files. I have to create a shortcut and then run that as administrator.
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  8. #18


    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    I can do that normally. Do you have third-party shell extensions? Please check with ShellExViev. Try running SFC at boot.
    SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot - Windows 7 Help Forums
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