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RESOLVED:messed up my computer by deleting things I thought I didn't need

So about a week ago I installed a new nvidia video card driver. I got to the website and saw something called "Geforce Experience", which is supposed to automatically update your drivers and keep your games optimized. I installed that the same time I downloaded the drivers for my video card and that's when my resolution changed and my steam stopped working(I think the driver caused this). When I saw this I panicked and started deleting things. I don't remember how it ended up like this but I don't have browsers, the right resolution settings and some files that came with windows are gone. now I want to re-install windows but it says I need something like 8400MB of storage but my 32GB SSD only has around 6GB of free space left. All the space is taken by the windows files. I also have a 1T HDD but don't know if I can install windows on that or how. any help would be much appreciated
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More about resolved messed computer deleting things thought
  1. set your computer to boot from the dvd ,insert your install disk,then restart.do a custom install.that will format (erase) everything on your ssd.then continue with the install.
  2. when I restarted and pressed a key to boot it, the next screen says "The file is possibly corrupt. The file header checksum does not match the computed checksum.".
  3. is this a factory disk or a burned one?
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    Do this. Put int he Windows Disk. Then Open up a command prompt (If running Vista or Above you need to go to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click on Command Prompt and select "Run as Administrator"

    The type in

    sfc /scannow

    and let it scan. if there are issues with windows it will fix them.

    Now do you have no browsers at all or just not IE?

    And stay away from the Nvidia 320 drivers. I had the SAME EXACT ISSUE. My buddy from EVGA said stay away they have bugs so i went back to the 314 drivers. Running the 327 drivers no issue.

    Core2Quad Q6600
    6GB DDR2 800
    Evga GTX 260 896mb

    No issues with Windows 7 64 bit and the 327 drivers.
  5. drtweak said:
    Do this. Put int he Windows Disk. Then Open up a command prompt (If running Vista or Above you need to go to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click on Command Prompt and select "Run as Administrator"

    The type in

    sfc /scannow

    and let it scan. if there are issues with windows it will fix them.

    Now do you have no browsers at all or just not IE?

    And stay away from the Nvidia 320 drivers. I had the SAME EXACT ISSUE. My buddy from EVGA said stay away they have bugs so i went back to the 314 drivers. Running the 327 drivers no issue.

    Core2Quad Q6600
    6GB DDR2 800
    Evga GTX 260 896mb

    No issues with Windows 7 64 bit and the 327 drivers.


    I did that and it found the corrupt files and fixed it. Then I restarted and found internet explorer thx but do I have to re-install all the other drivers of my monitor, video card, etc? also the resolution is still wrong RE: I updated my computer and it's fine now
  6. Great to hear! and yea make sure your using the latest 327 nvidia. And ever since the 320 the "Experience" thing comes with the drivers. I hate it. I always turn off my Nvidia Update Services and NEVER use beta drivers. Only use the WHQL drivers.
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