Corrupt

Forum discussion tagged with Corrupt.
  1. Y

    [SOLVED] Stuttering, lagging and random crashes after installing windows 11 and reseating GPU.

    Hello, I encountered a few issues when doing maintenance on my pc and reseating my GPU. Nothing went wrong during the reseating, looked like everything worked, then after booting into windows my pc instantly crashed, tried to restart multiple times and went into recovery. I suspected I did...
  2. B

    Question Using applications on external ssd after windows restore

    I am currently having an issue with what seems to be a corrupt windows os. I want to either completely rreinstall windows or do a factory reset however I have all of my games and applications installed onto a 1tb external ssd. If I plug the USB ssd out and then do the factory reset, will I be...
  3. Kyroix 74

    Question BCD corrupted, cannot repair in Advanced Recovery Mode ?

    Hi, i recently did a Windows quality update and i got several pop ups after a reboot saying ‘We couldn’t complete the updates, undoing changes’. This kept coming up. But one time i booted up my pc and it did not start up, instead giving me the screen to the advanced repair mode. I did all the...
  4. rikaskida

    Question If i put my very old HDD in my new pc will,it corrupt my current data in my new pc

    i have a old HDD from my 2007 or lower,i tried to collect all the old picture from the disk but i accidentally dropped it from waist level.is it dead/corrupted or i can still get the pictures from my old HDD
  5. PlsHalpSmile

    Question Bootleg vers. of W10 Corrupted

    Pls halp me :) I was helping a buddy of mine diagnose his streamlabs crashing problems.... So I had him install visual c++ redistributables... ( https://github.com/StreamlabsSupport/Streamlabs-OBS#install-visual-c-redistributable ) He installed those and I also had him update his drivers. He...
  6. A

    Question Laptop HDD suddenly not initialized - what to do?

    Hi guys, I have an Acer Predator laptop that has a 500GB primary SSD and a secondary 1TB HDD. I recently upgraded my SSD from the stock 128GB to the 500GB one. Today, I remembered that there was a file that I forgot to backup from the old SSD so I opened my laptop and reinstalled the old SSD...
  7. U

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 defender virus detection

    Hi, Everytime I'm openning a software or a game, my Windows Defender detects several threats (5 to 10 files on every opening). Of course, I have a virus, but when I start an analysis, everytings is a threats. So, what should I do ? I need your help, please 😀 Thank you very much !
  8. J

    [SOLVED] Internal HDD unallocated after installion in new PC

    I recently upgraded my PC and with this did a fresh install of windows. I wanted to temporarly connect my old HDD's to transfer the data over to the new m.2 that I have, but the HDD isn't showing in the file explorer. It is however showing up in disk management but as "unallocated". I have...
  9. C

    [SOLVED] unable to delete corrupted data

    I am having an issue while deleting certain files on my sd card which I guess are corrupted I am unable to access my memory card on my phone but can open it on my computer it has certain files that are corrupted and has names like "└²₧┼ΩÖ .πö " special character names and shows that it was...
  10. xrh

    [SOLVED] Constant BSOD and System File corruptions

    As of yesturday my PC has been getting loads of random BSOD, and error codes indicating there are corrupt system files. So the 1st error code I got was 0xc0000221 which was saying my OS couldn't be loaded due to the kernel being missing or containing errors and the file it was showing was...
  11. xrh

    [SOLVED] Fresh Windows Install To SSD from HDD

    My windows 10 keeps corrupting so I'm thinking of installing a fresh windows 10 onto one of my ssds, so that I'm fine with, it's removing windows 10 off of my hdd wwithout getting rid of all of the data. Is there away to do this or no?
  12. Coleudall

    [SOLVED] Possible Failing GPU?

    I've given up and need help - for months I have been having endless issues with my PC and it is only getting worse. I get blue screens a lot, Warzone has crazy texture issues and endless crashes, chrome tabs will suddenly die and tell me to reload, CSGO game files corrupt commonly, and most...
  13. Gmoney57

    Question Why does my Windows installation keep going corrupt?

    I've been having issues with Windows becoming corrupt ever since a few months after I built it. Originally when I first built the PC, I was using a 1 TB Seagate Hard Drive that later had corruption issues and eventually died. Usually, I would be able to use Windows for about a week before it...
  14. Mashuplol

    [SOLVED] Toshiba external drive not letting my boot drive well boot?

    So I have a toshiba canvio basics 1tb and paired with a Samsung 860 EVO 500gb and obviously use the SSD as my boot drive, about a month ago a turned on my PC and it was stuck in a bootloop. So I as anybody would do Install windows again but it was horribly slow so I restarted my PC and then I...
  15. R

    Question Surface firmware update gone wrong - can anyone help make this public?

    Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but I'm not really sure where else this kind of thing can go. Please feel free to advise on what I can do here or if there is anywhere more specific I should be posting this. So here's the story: Microsoft published a firmware update for...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] Data in SSD being corrupted

    Hi, I bought ADATA SU650 960GB SSD as my Storage device, I installed a fresh copy of Windows 10, but its giving warning and asking me to repair disk. I repaired the disk after that I started getting errors in my game 'Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019' and it asked me to re-download the game as...
  17. C

    Question Bad PSU, GPU, Storage or bad voltage? Display driver crashing

    My PC has been having very strange behaviour ever since I built it. First off these are my specs: All these components are only 1 year old. Now, for whatever reason, when I play only certain games, the game randomly freezes and crashes ( game only, not pc ), sometimes I'll need to kill it...
  18. ogvangstuh

    [SOLVED] I WAS TRYING TO OVERCLOCK AND NOW MY PC SAYS IT NEEDS TO BE REPAIRED...

    So basically, here’s the long story... I’m not sure what’s wrong with my pc but I build it about a year ago and it always was no smooth ride. I’d play a game and it’d crash, but later came to find out it was due to msi afterburner’s overclock. LATER on I came to realize that it was ok to...
  19. B

    [SOLVED] Windows 7 Product Key Validation Error

    Hello, a long time ago, our family invested in a family laptop. That laptop was an ASUS G60VX with a completely legitimate version of Windows 7 Home Premium. About a month ago, I got my hands on a DELL Inspiron 570 Desktop computer with many missing parts. I replaced as many parts as I could...
  20. C

    [SOLVED] How to get data of my corrupt SSD

    My WD SSD Passport 1 TB is no longer accessible its not showing up, its no longer initialised when I try to it shows fatal error and its making a clicking noise on start up (weird as it is a SSD ) I have tried all kinds of scan tools and I have tried Kali but that just showed " /on " not...
  21. Chrise02

    Question Windows 10 corrupt files

    For the past few days ive been having problems with windows, i installed windows on a kingston ssd for my boot drive and thought nothing of it. Then my windows updates wouldn't work so i downloaded them through Microsofts official update catalog and did it that way. Then i kept getting BOTD and...
  22. slumpycs

    Question windows 10 corrupting

    hi all, so i have an ssd, with windows10 installed on it. and i run windows off of the ssd. it had all been working fine untill all of a sudden, i start my pc up again and after waiting for really long my monitor still is completely black, when i move my mouse it just shows a loading cursor...
  23. S

    Question Can't access SSD, but tests say it's healthy and performing fine?

    SSD: Samsung Evo 830 120GB Windows stopped working on it recently so I had to install it on a new HDD, which is being used now. I still have the SSD connected to the m/b, and it appears in the file system, but it says "Access is denied". Permissions are all set to full access All tests and...
  24. M

    [SOLVED] Windows Hibernated during Update.... I believe this Corrupted my Drive

    Hello All, Long but interesting story: I saw that my machine was in a "hibernated' state and upon "waking up" my computer, I saw that it was in a Windows 10 update cycle ("Working on updates 30% completed"). Upon an automatic reboot done by the update, my machine received "Bootmgr is missing"...
  25. EnderZip

    Question GPU failure or corrupted driver?

    Hi, so i just updated the GPU driver for a few days. Today, i got 2 BSOD (KERNER_SECURITY_CHECK_ERROR) after that the computer refuse to boot, there is no output at all. I switch to my intergrated GPU and it boot again but i have to reinstall Windows because it keep bluescreen...
  26. R

    Question How much of a partition can be zeroed, but still remain readable?

    I’m working on recovering partitions from a hard drive for a client, the drive has 14 partitions, and lets just say they’re all encrypted. I’m using Linux Mint’s disks utility to create partition images of each partition. Which ended up telling me, 1 partition is totally unreadable, and the...
  27. V

    Question Acer Predator Z301C Monitor

    I have just purchased a 2nd hand Z301 monitor and it looks fantastic. BUT, I have a problem. When I go into the OSD I find that the Language is set to BRAZILIAN. and I can't change it to anything else except a Chinese looking language (other languages seem to be available, but are all...
  28. kalern123

    Question GPT header corruption, need help!

    Hey! So I've been struggling with my new computer. When booting up I get a error message that says GPT header corruption detected. What could have caused this? Does anyone know what to do? I have no idea, I understand it has something to do with the SSD M.2 or memory in general.
  29. B

    [SOLVED] Local C drive corrupt

    So I turned on my PC today and it booted up into advanced repair mode. It says that my local c drive is corrupted. I've tried to scan it through the repair mode aswell as trying to factory reset the PC but it does not work, as it says 'there was a problem resetting your pc' Not sure what else...
  30. SimonSeesX

    Question Corrupted files

    Why do I have a folder full of photos and videos - each file's size is more than 58 gigabytes, however the size on disk 4 kilobytes. The files do not open. These photos and videos: were exported from my mobile to my PC while transferring, couple of times the transfer was interrupted are not...
  31. M

    Question My power went out while installing something onto an SSD and now it is not being recognized by my pc in any way, shape, or form!

    Before I ask anything let me explain how I have my drives set up. I have an HDD that is set as my default drive. I use that one to boot up Windows and everything. Most of my files are on there. I recently got a secondary 1TB SSD as I'm a video editor and it really would help to have faster...
  32. E

    Question System32 corruption help...

    According to this CBS.Log, my Windows\System32 is rather corrupted. I don't know what to do. I've tried scn/scannow command to no avail. checked my C: Drive with the error check and it went through, later saying there was no issue on the drive itself. After that I'm at a loss. Any help is...
  33. J

    [SOLVED] Unplugging an USB while in BIOS?

    So today I was formatting an SSD and HDD I have using a bootable WIN10 USB drive. When my system no longer had a drive with an operating system to boot to, I opened BIOS. While the BIOS was open, I unplugged the USB drive. When I went into the peripherals section, it displayed the USB drive as...
  34. awesomet2005

    [SOLVED] Quick question about SSD and HDD

    Hello there. Just installed my new SSD with Windows 10 on it. I had to take out my HDD because that also had Windows on it, so now I am just running with my 120 GB SSD. I realized that 120 GB is probably not enough and I will need some extra storage to take care of my download folder and such...
  35. __Dodger__

    Question Broken AVI File

    Hi not sure if this is the right place for this but I'm in a pickle and need some help. I've got a large video file (153GB). I was screen recording with MSI afterburner and the program i was recording crashed meaning the recording stopped unexpectedly. The video file can now no longer open...
  36. SimonSeesX

    Question Why do I have a folder full of photos and videos - each file's size is more than 58. GBS and size on disk 4KB and the files don't open? anyone?

    These photos and videos: were exported from my mobile to my PC. are not opening with the following error: "it looks like we don't support this file format"
  37. Question Does anyone know what might be wrong here? GPU Crashing?

    My GPU INNO3D GeForce RTX 2070 iCHILL X3 JEKYLL started crashing lastnight. With any game the PC would freeze and dozens of X O characters appear over both screens before my whole system would crash. I have 2 screens connected and these figures would appear over both. It seemed to happen...
  38. R

    Question File explorer crashes

    Within my HDD and External HDD I have folders that cannot be opened without my screen turning blue for a brief second and my file explorer and some task crashing. I also cannot delete, move, copy, paste or do anything with these files. The only way to remove them is to use a third party software...
  39. H

    Question HDD seems to be corrupt but passes S.M.A.R.T test by WD and Lenovo tools

    hello community, For the past two months i am facing a weird problem with my HDD. The experience goes as follows, My PC is equipped with a boot SSD and it is pretty fast but once i open the HDD drive using files manager it starts to slow down, openig a files with few photos can take almost 15...
  40. HardAsARockie

    Question Accidental Removal Of .bak File In Windows 10 Registry!

    Hello! Yesterday night, I was aiming to change the name of my C drive user folder. I did this, but then I was logged into a temporary user. I was going to use the registry to re-route my sign in to the new pathway, but as things kept failing and failing, I am now stuck at not being able to log...