Possible Causes behind errors while saving Windows® 7 Settings
How to fix issue of errors while saving settings on Windows 7
Windows 7 is an Operating System from Microsoft Corporation. Windows 7 has become very popular in a short span of time because of its large number of preloaded features and options. Some of the features of Windows 7 include Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search, two-way firewall, Windows Gadgets. There are issues that might come up with the use of Windows 7. These issues include error messages coming up, system freeze, blue screen errors, application corruption, startup problems, shutdown problems etc. Errors that come up on Windows 7 include errors while saving some settings on the system. Reasons behind such errors may be malware infections, problems within the system registry, issues with some of the system files associated with the functioning of the associated programs or services of the settings etc.
Following details give users more information regarding ways to fix errors while saving settings on Windows 7:
- Check system file integrity
- Fix registry errors
- Scan for malware
Check system file integrity
If some of the system files of Windows 7 are damaged, then errors might come while saving some settings. This is because, in order to save the settings, Windows requires all the system files to be in correct working state. All Windows 7 users having errors while saving settings are suggested to check the integrity of the system files using the 'sfc/ scannow' command in the CMD. If the system files are found damaged, then the OS can be repaired to solve the issues. If the errors have come up after some changes were made to the system files, restoring the OS to a previous restore point can also solve the error problem.
Fix registry errors
Windows 7 installed on your system has a database of information called the registry. Registry entries on Windows 7 are created for every activity done on the system and over time, as the system is used, they increase to great numbers and might develop errors. Errors within the registry can cause errors while saving settings. Such problems can be solved by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
Another reason as to why errors come up while saving settings on Windows 7 system include malwares. Malwares cause such problems by locking some of the system files so that users are not able to save the settings for later use. Installing the system with a good malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes' Anti-malware and removing the malware from the system would solve such issues and get the settings saved.
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