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How to recover the corrupted or deleted Windows OS file?

By dwarkarao
If an essential Windows file gets whacked by a virus or otherwise corrupted, restore it from the Windows CD. Search the CD for the filename, replacing the last character with an underscore

For example, Notepad.ex_.

If it's found, open a command prompt and enter the command EXPAND, followed by the full pathname of the file and of the desired destination:


If either pathname contains any spaces, surround it with double quotes.

If the file isn't found, search on the unmodified filename. It will probably be inside a CAB file, which Win XP treats as a folder. Simply right-drag and copy the file to the desired location.

In other Windows platforms, search for a file matching *.cab that contains the filename. When the search is done, open a command prompt and enter EXTRACT /L followed by the desired location, the full pathname of the CAB file, and the desired filename;

For example: EXTRACT /L C:\Windows D:\I386\ Notepad.exe

Again, if the destination or CAB file pathname contains spaces, surround it with double quotes.
By keveenjones on 04-08-2010, 11:35 PM

You can easily recover your deleted files, you can repair your computer operating system and then your missing files has been reinstall, so through this method you can easily recover your deleted files easily.
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