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Don't have a system32 foldeR?


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Don't have a system32 foldeR?

for soem reason I dotn ahve a system32 folder in C:\WINDOWS\
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and your computer is still running? that seems very unlikely...can you do start > search > files and folders > then search for system.
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also...do you have a system folder? not system32? how about any folders starting with t he letter q?
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also...do you have a system folder? not system32? how about any folders starting with t he letter q?



I have a systems folder But i dont have System32 folder

soem1 else was havign same problem here http://www.techimo.c...738#post1784738


they said it was hidden as a system folder so i did a search for system and opened all the system folders non wore thje correct one.
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system32 is not a hidden folder..it is protected..but it's not hidden...you should be able to see it...and you should be able to search for it...but....to my knowledge...you shouldn't be able to run windows without it
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system32 is not a hidden folder..it is protected..but it's not hidden...you should be able to see it...and you should be able to search for it...but....to my knowledge...you shouldn't be able to run windows without it



he just said that it was moved and the name of the file was changed in that form of hidden


i even searched for the fol;der ECT cant be found :S(its located in the system32 folder

Edited by Frantt, 03 February 2006 - 04:16 PM.

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have you tried loging in as administrator?
to do this...when you get to the screen that let's you choose your user..press ctrl alt del...this will bring up a clasic logon screen...type in administrator as the username and try nothing as the password...unless you have a password set
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Hello. Make sure your computer is set to view hidden files and folders, and then see if you can view the system32 folder:
  • Click Start
  • Double click on “My Computer”
  • Select Tools menu, and click on Folder Options..then click the View tab
  • Under Hidden Files and Folders heading, select “Show hidden files and folders”
  • uncheck the “hide protected operating systems files” options.
  • uncheck the “Hide file extensions for known file types” box
  • Click “yes” to confirm, then click “ok”

Close out of there, and tell us if you can see the folder now.
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he just said that it was moved and the name of the file was changed in that form of hidden

if something moved your system32 folder and hid it..you've got more problems than not being able to find the thing hehe...

*waves at kat*
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have you tried loging in as administrator?
to do this...when you get to the screen that let's you choose your user..press ctrl alt del...this will bring up a clasic logon screen...type in administrator as the username and try nothing as the password...unless you have a password set



yes its set to view hidden folder and files :tazz:
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Dave...hold off here a minute. Bobbi is going to peek in. I want to get his take on this before we try too much more. Whatever is causing the system32 folder to not be seen/found can not be good. :tazz: I want to get his ideas before we keep trying things.
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It just popped up :| its back wow that was weird!
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aye aye capp'n

and...morning bobbi (whenever you show up)
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aye aye capp'n

and...morning bobbi (whenever you show up)



Btw hiow..exactly...old..arrrrr(sorrybadpun).....you?
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:tazz: Believe it or not, dsenette IS an adult. He's almost as old as me! *gasp* :)
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