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I did a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate a couple days ago, and haven't activated it, but now when I try to sign in it says user profile service not available, and says c drive is corrupted and unreadable/run chkdsk. Safe Mode works, so how would I fix this?

asked Aug 08 '11 at 23:42

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edited Aug 09 '11 at 04:24

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Run check disk. facepalm

answered Aug 08 '11 at 23:54

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My thoughts exactly.

(Aug 08 '11 at 23:59) RyGuy5320 RyGuy5320's gravatar image

Maybe he didn't know about CheckDisk?

(Aug 09 '11 at 00:14) Pizzscn Pizzscn's gravatar image

^^^^ "run chkdsk" in the Windows error prompt he quoted.

Just thought I'd mention that.

(Aug 09 '11 at 00:22) RyGuy5320 RyGuy5320's gravatar image

Generally if Windows gives you instructions, they are meant to be followed. If that doesn't work, then take the next step and ask.

answered Aug 08 '11 at 23:58

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Hi,

You have to boot to your windows 7 installation. There's going to be a button at the bottom of the first page of the install disk that says repair. Click on that button then you will brought to a window which asks you to select your drive. Select your drive C: then click ok. You will be brought to a window with options. There's going to be an option there to repair. Run that repair and it will do the checks for you. If the disk needs to be checked then it will run chkdsk. Once its done it will ask you to reboot. Then check if you could login to windows. :) Post again here if you still have the same problem. Thanks!

Em

answered Aug 09 '11 at 00:02

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Use chkdsk, then run SpinRite for maintenence. :)

answered Aug 08 '11 at 23:59

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Format C:

::Trollface::

but seriously, It might have to be done that way, if chkdisk or Startup Repair doesnt help

answered Aug 09 '11 at 00:17

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edited Aug 09 '11 at 00:18

Like Windows is telling you to do, run "chkdsk." If that does not work, reinstall Windows, if it still does not work format your hard drive, and try again. If all else still does not work, then install a Linux distribution, and get all that you can off of the hard drive, and buy yourself a new one. Good luck!

answered Aug 09 '11 at 04:33

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edited Aug 09 '11 at 04:36

Install Linux, you will never see another "C:" error again! Mostly because there is no C: lol

answered Aug 10 '11 at 11:58

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