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    Win 10 error with Exe files

    I recently installed Win 10, on my Win 7 64 bit Home Edition Gateway computer (not my primary computer).
    Everything seemed to go well. I used a ISO burned DVD Home Edition from my main computer to install it.

    I tried to install my Bitdefender AV software (apparently the 10 install deleted it).
    I got this notice: File system error (-1073741819). I did try as admin. No go.

    Today I tried to update my Ashampoo Office 2012, as notified, same notice, if I can't install Exe files I'm in trouble.

    I guess what I need to know, can this be fixed, or can I go back to my Win 7 Home Edition?

    Thanks for any help, RGSmith
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    Check system file integrity by running sfc /scannow from an elevated Command Prompt.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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    RG (not RetiredGeek) ,

    When you ran the installers did you "Run as Administrator"? I don't know about the office suite but many AV programs need admin permissions to install. HTH
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    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredGeek View Post
    RG (not RetiredGeek) ,

    When you ran the installers did you "Run as Administrator"? I don't know about the office suite but many AV programs need admin permissions to install. HTH
    Hi Retired Geek, yes I did run as Administrator, didn't make any difference.
    Thanks, RGSmith
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    4th Gen. Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Chip
    Crucial 32GB DDR3 Memory
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    Quote Originally Posted by bbearren View Post
    Check system file integrity by running sfc /scannow from an elevated Command Prompt.
    Hi bbearren, I'm so ignorant, I really don't even know what all that means.
    Thanks, RGSmith
    Computer Specs:
    Windows 10 Pro 64 -Bit
    1000W Silent Fan Power Supply
    Asus Z87-Pro MotherB
    4th Gen. Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Chip
    Crucial 32GB DDR3 Memory
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video
    3 1TB SATA 6.0Gb/s 64MB HHD's
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    This article should help with that http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...c-695b60477a93

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    Thanks everyone, I am just going to roll back to Win 7.
    All the best RGSmith.
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    Why not just run the sfc /scannow to see what it reports ?

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    Thanks everyone, I have rolled back to Win 7, and I think every thing is OK now.
    Thanks again for your help, RGSmith
    Computer Specs:
    Windows 10 Pro 64 -Bit
    1000W Silent Fan Power Supply
    Asus Z87-Pro MotherB
    4th Gen. Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Chip
    Crucial 32GB DDR3 Memory
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video
    3 1TB SATA 6.0Gb/s 64MB HHD's
    1 2TB SATA 6.0Gb/s 64MB HHD
    Super Multi Blu-ray Burner
    24X DL 8.5GB DVD Burner

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