Came home to a system update Sunday. That is to say, my computer restarted itself while I was out so I assume it was an automatic update. Now a lot of my programs won't run, such as Acrobat Reader, Izarc, etc, (for instance if I try to open a PDF the icon just flashes for a second and then nothing happens. No error message, but the program doesn't open either). I've restarted a dozen times. And get an error message for every system restore point I try, which says System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed, and then somthing about running a chkdsk/r command. When I did that it got stuck at 10% for hours! So I rebooted and bypassed it by tapping the spacebar (had to watch a youtube video to solve that one).
I am running Windows 8.1 (the touch screen version) on an Asus laptop I just bought 4 months ago. I have Webroot installed for protection. It says it cleaned up an issue but it hasn't fixed the problems. Basically this thing is brand new so I'm not sure why I'm having these issues. Obviously, like most, I use this for work so need some help lest I lose my clients.
Thank you in advance for any help you can provide!