Windows® File Protection Pop Up
Why do the Windows File Protection pop up appear and how to disable that?
Windows File Protection is present in Microsoft Operating systems. Files such as .sys, .dll, .ocx, .ttf, .fon, and .exe files are very important for the proper functioning of the computer. You need to have the installation CD/DVD of Windows to fix this issue. This is actually a program that helps to maintain the security of the computer. If there is any problem with the files, it will display this error message. It runs in the background and protects all files. More specifically Windows files. The Windows File Protection will ask for the file location if there is any problem with the files in the computer.
The following are some of the ways or techniques to get rid of Windows File Protection pop up:
- Resolve issues due to bug
- Insert the Windows DVD/CD
- Select the location
Resolve issues due to bug
Sometimes, you might get the Windows File Protection even if there is no problem with the system files. In this case, you need to perform few steps in the computer to fix it. Start the computer in Safe Mode. You need to run an antivirus program in the computer. You need to click on Start -> Run. In the box type 'MRT'. Then type 'regsvr32 initpki.dll'. Then restart the computer.
Insert the Windows DVD/CD
You need to use a Windows DVD/CD for removing the issue of Windows File Protection. In Windows File Protection, message might keep popping up. In this case, you need to insert the genuine Windows DVD/CD into the computer. After that, you need to reboot the computer. Windows DVD/CD for this reason needs to be kept handy.
If you have no Windows CD/DVD, you might use a location to save Windows set-up files and folders. The Windows dialog box will ask for the locations. You need to click on ‘Browse’ and then select the folder where Windows files are located. If you have no set up files or folders in the computer, then you might use the Windows CD/DVD. This would help you to get rid of Windows File Protection pop up.
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