Windows® 7 system repair
Learn how you can repair corrupted system files in Windows 7 and create a repair disc
If any serious error occurs in your system, system recovery options will help you to repair Windows. You need to have a Windows installation disc or access to the recovery options provided by your computer manufacturer for using system recovery option. If you do not have these options, you need to create a system repair disc to access system recovery options. System repair disk will help your system for booting to the system recovery options without Windows installation disc. There are many reasons for a corrupted system file. You will get some error message like "File missing or corrupted." You have to repair these corrupted files. In such a case, the user will have to check if there is a need to repair the system files in Windows 7.
The main methods for creating a system repair disc and repairing system files in Windows 7 are as follows:
- How to create a system repair disc
- How to use system repair disc
- Tips to repair system files in Windows 7
How to create a system repair disc
For creating a system repair disc, you need to open 'Backup and restore' option. For this, click 'Start' button in the 'Control panel' and then click 'System and maintenance' option. And then click 'Backup and restore.' Click 'Create a system repair disc' in the left pane. Please follow the steps given there. Sometimes administrator password will be prompted for confirmation. If it is prompted, please type the password there. If you are asked to insert a Windows installation disc, it means that files needed for creating the system repair disc cannot be found on your computer. Then you need to insert the installation disc.
How to use system repair disc
For using the system repair disc, you need to insert it into the CD or DVD drive. After inserting the disk, you need to restart your system. You might be prompted to press any keys to start the computer from the system repair disc. If your system is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, you need to check the information that came with your system. Sometimes you need to change the BIOS settings of your system. Select your language settings and click 'Next.' After that please select the 'Recovery' option.
Tips to repair system files in Windows 7
Before using third-party tools to repair system files in Windows 7, you need to try an effective command line tool. First you need to open command prompt with administrator’s permission. For that please go to the 'Start' menu, 'All programs,' 'Accessories' and right click on the 'Control panel' option and select 'Run as administrator' option. In command prompt type 'sfc /scan now' and press 'Enter.' This command will scan the integrity of protected system files and repairs the problems. This process might take few minutes to complete.
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