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Last time I used my computer, it ran out of battery and turned off while I was working.
Now when I restart it and try to start my web browser, it reports that files were corrupted.
I cannot reinstall the browser or delete any of the corrupted folders.

I have also tried the Windows CHKDISK utility, but it fails to run or fix the errors.

Is there any possible way to repair corrupted files and directories?

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Which web browser are you using? –  Randolf Richardson Nov 6 '11 at 1:09
    
It's chkdsk :) What did it say when it failed to run? –  techie007 Nov 6 '11 at 4:42
    
Firefox and opera both refused to start with error: ApplicationData/Opera/ corrupted. I couldn't delete the directories either. –  cpx Nov 6 '11 at 6:15
    
@techie007: I ran chkdsk on C:\ from right click > properties > tools > check now it fails at phase 1 with error: couldn't complete operation. –  cpx Nov 6 '11 at 6:26
    
What was the exact error it gave you? What does chkdsk do when you run it in Safe Mode, or from the Recovery Console? –  techie007 Nov 6 '11 at 6:30
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