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Sfsync04 file is corrupted

I don't know exactly what I did, but somehow the sfsync04.sys (drivers) file is corrupt, and now I can't start my windows. That's the error startup repair gives me, and it is unable to correct it ...
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One quarter of screen corrupted on MacBook Pro

I have a problem with my MacBook Pro's screen - here's a video: http://yfrog.com/4wm63z For those who prefer words, if you divide the screen vertically into 4 columns, the second column is corrupted (...
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Bad hard disk drive and robocopy

After my hard disk drive gave me CRC errors I wanted to copy one drive to another and picked up a new 1 TB hard disk drive. I am using the command: robocopy G: J: /MIR /COPYALL /ZB First it ...
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size of bad data on HD windows7

While using my external harddrive (NTFS) i had a crc32 error. Now i would like to see how much data is corrupted. If its a few KBs i wont mind but if its a few MB i should consider getting a new ...
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What can I do against file corruption?

Recently, almost every file I try to copy into my HDDs gets corrupted. When writing to the disk, some portion of the file is replaced by random bytes (Checked using Diff apps) There's no problem ...
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How to get back partition information after power failure during format?

I recently began formatting a USB external drive in Windows when the power went off. When I powered the drive up again and connected it, the partitions don't show up under My Computer. When I go to ...
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Mouse curser gets “weird” when I move it between different monitors

I'm using a Windows 7 64-bit machine with two monitors side by side. Sometimes when I have a fullsreen application running on my main monitor and I am moving the mouse curser between the two monitors,...
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Aero bug in Windows 7

Have you seen anything like this before? Not always but permanently shows up this strange behaviour. What's the name of that problem? And - ofcoz:) - how can I solve it? I tried: driver update ...
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How to remove corrupted user profile directory in windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Delete user profile on Windows 7 domain computer i accidentally deleted some of the NTuser files in my windows user directory(c/users/dinesh).. So i was logged on to a ...
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Why is a USB disk corrupted by Vista restore?

I have a laptop with Vista Business on an 80 GB disk. I have created a full backup and stored that on the original 80 GB drive. On my new 320 GB disk, I have created a partition with exactly the ...
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Windows 7 Icons, Buttons, and Tabs corrupted…Professional 32-bit

The other day, about two or three ago, I was simply typing in a Microsoft Word document when my screen froze. After a few moments, it went black...I thought it was my vid hardware (dual nVidia 9800 ...
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Graphical corruption during Linux startup and shutdown - should I be worried?

For the last month, when starting up or shutting down my laptop under Linux, I would get graphical corruption. Startup has an colour inverted, grainy rendition of what should be displayed while ...
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Hard drives (SATA/ATA) corrupting

2 years ago I bought relatives a new computer for christmas and installed Ubuntu on it. Ever since then it has been experiencing problems with the hard drives. The hard drive supplied with the machine ...
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Error 0x6ba (RPC server is unavailable) when running sfc /scannow on Windows XP in Safe Mode

I think that my mup.sys file is corrupt. I received the following error when trying to access a network share that was located on my Windows 7 box, from my Windows XP box: No network provider ...
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Automated Scanning for Corrupted Archive Files

I have all kinds of files that I have downloaded from everywhere over the years scattered around my hard drives. I’m in the process of trying to organize them all and have run into a problem. ...
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Excel 2007 'Corruption'- Named Ranges vanising, buttons losing Macros

I'm seeing a lot of weird things happening in some excel sheets I use. Some named ranges vanish Worksheet buttons 'forget' what Macro they should run Named ranges 'forget' what cells they pointed ...
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Strong Name Validation Failed

I recently migrated my OS to a new SSD hard disk. Fresh install: Win 7 Ever since, I will get constant System.IO.FileLoadExceptions (Strong Name Validation Failed) which forces me to reinstall ...
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Repairing corrupt System32\Config\System file on Windows XP

Starting up my Windows XP SP1 machine I got the following message: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM I tried restarting ...
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How to get data from a borked Windows Home Server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy files from crashed Windows Home Server Yesterday we had a power surge, followed by a power outage. This left my WHS borked: powering on just gives to a flashing ...
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Why do zip files get corrupted on USB Drives?

Why do older USB drives corrupt zip files? The file size appears the same, but the CRC check fails.
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Master File Table corrupt, any way to save data?

I've used search, but none of the results match my problem so I didn't have to ask separate question. I've installed Windows 7 RTM recently and since then partitions located on one of my HDDs have ...
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iTunes corrupting music files

I have noticed that iTunes will sometimes corrupt the odd song in my music library. By "corrupt", I mean that the song seems to get truncated half way through. The metadata (specifically song length)...