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#1 Hexagram

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 01:15 AM

Hello!

So, when I boot my comp, after the BLACK windows loading screen, i get a gray message box that reads:


WINLOGON.EXE - Bad Image

The Application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\sfc.dll is not a valid Windows Image.

OK

after you click "ok" windows boots normaly. But if you dont click ok it will just sit there at that screen.
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I searched for that file and FOUND it but it wont let me delete it.
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PLS help!

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#2 Budapest

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 01:26 AM

sfc.dll is a Windows system file, which may have become corrupted.

You could try deleting it in Safe Mode and downloading a fresh copy from here.

If that doesn't work try running the System File Checker (SFC) to see if that will replace the file.

How to Use SFC.EXE to Repair System Files

And if that doesn't work you could try a repair install of XP.

How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install
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Posted 15 September 2007 - 08:10 AM

Also, try these free, online scans to check the status of your system:

http://safety.live.com
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
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Posted 16 September 2007 - 01:25 AM

Hello!

Thank you, that seemed to fix the problem. :thumbsup:




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