Learn about the causes responsible for disappearing of Windows® files
What are the reasons due which Windows files disappear? Get tips to fix the issue
The disappearing of Windows files are caused due to various reasons. Some of them are due to bad sectors in the hard disk. The hard disk might be having bad sectors which might cause the damage. Malwares might creep into computer and affect the performance of the computer. Because of the malware, files might get deleted from the hard disk. Sometimes very critical Windows files might be deleted. You need to make sure that the original Windows files are not replaced by unrecognized versions. When a program is installed and is uninstalled later on, sometimes certain Windows files might get deleted. You need to have an original Windows DVD to reinstall Windows. Reinstalling Windows might become essential only in certain cases. Most of the files in Windows could be repaired.
The following might help you in fixing the issue of disappearing of Windows files:
- Repair Windows
- Backup hard drive
- System restore
The Windows files might disappear due to bad sectors. When the Windows is installed in the computer, the Windows files are copied to hard disk. The files in those bad sectors might be lost. Due to this reason, you might need to reinstall Windows. For this, you need to boot the computer from Windows DVD and then install the files in the computer.
Backup hard drive
The hard drive need to have backup in certain cases. The main reason for this is when the files are being lost continuously. The data is stored in the magnetic disk of the hard drive. When the data is gone, you might not be able to recover it. Due to this reason, you need to constantly back up the hard drive. It is also very essential to use strong antivirus software to get rid of virus.
You might try system restore if you have problems with the computer. The system restore is available in Windows itself. If the system restore is not working then you might need to reinstall Windows. The Windows Operating System is built with the latest technologies so that you will be warned if any Windows files are missing.
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