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Corrupt files keep popping up, random restarts


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EvilDictator

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Hello. I've been experiencing issues with my PC of late, where it will randomly restart without any warnings, and I keep getting pop ups about files or registry entries being corrupted.

I've run Registry Mechanic 9, had to uninstall Spybot (which I can't reinstall, because it's one of the corrupt files), installed Ad-Aware and used that along with Reg Mech to get rid of the problems they each detect, but nothing appears to be stopping the pop ups.

pcpoptimize.exe -boot
ctv181.exe
acrotray.exe

New ones:
ctv3718.exe
RTHDCPL.exe
SkyTEL.exe
ALCMTR.exe
WService.exe
ctv203.exe

The above are the pop ups which keep claiming to be corrupted. I ended some of them with Task Manager, but I can't get rid of pcpoptimize.exe -boot, as it actually is corrupted. I've uninstalled PC Pitstop, but the folder still exists in Program Files because the corrupted file can't be deleted.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)

Also, whenever I have to turn off the PC I get a reg.exe error stating:

"Reg.exe The application failed to initialise properly, press OK to terminate"

EDIT:

Here's another corrupt pop up I've had just now -

Windows - Corrupt File

C:\WINDOWS\prefatch\DUMPREP.exe -0AF2BF67.pf is corrupted and unreadable. Please run the chkdsk utility.


I have run chkdsk over and over in it's read only mode, and nothing appears to help.

Edited by EvilDictator, 10 November 2009 - 11:16 AM.

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