help! "system call failed" bug
Posted 25 February 2010 - 11:23 PM
I have a new windows 7 HP laptop and I've been setting up a lot of software on it recently. Now I can't access anything through my start menu--computer, control panel, documents, etc. Explorer.exe just come up saying "system call failed." Basically I can't get to any of my files/programs. I don't think I messed with anything I shouldn't have...a quick google reveals that I could have disabled my rpc net call service but I have no idea what that is.
Any help would be much appreciated!!
Posted 26 February 2010 - 08:06 AM
It booted up normally this morning, so that was a relief. I'm just nervous that this could happen again or is the sign of a larger problem...I shouldn't have bought such a new operating system. Lesson learned.
Anyway, thank you. If it happens again I will repost.
Posted 26 February 2010 - 01:10 PM
Go to your Control Panel click backup and restore in the list of menu options on the left side of the window look for Create a system repair disk in the window that pops up choose your DVD burner drive, have an empty writeable disk in the drive and click create disk.
Edited by MrBruce1959, 26 February 2010 - 01:10 PM.
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