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Lots of system files missing

  1. #1


    Join Date : May 2008
    Posts : 2
    Vista Home Premium 64bit
    Local Time: 12:57

    Lots of system files missing

    Just bought a new laptop with Vista Home Premium 64bit. Using it for a day, I ran HijackThis! and cameup with a bunch of system files missing. I reinstalled the OS from the recovery disks, still have same results. System seems to run fine, though. Anyone with similar problems?

    Following files show as missing.

    C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\DFSR.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\locator.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe (file missing)
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe (file missing)

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Join Date : May 2008
    Posts : 2
    Vista Home Premium 64bit
    Local Time: 12:57


      Thread Starter

    Re: Lots of system files missing

    I think I found my answer -

    Missing Files?

    Looks like a permissions problem for HiJackThis, not an actual issue.

    On the plus side, reinstalling the OS got rid of all my bloatware.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Join Date : May 2007
    Fremantle, Western Australia
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    Windows Vista™ Ultimate
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    Re: Lots of system files missing

    Hi Shrinkers,


    Good to hear.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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