Windows 8/Corrupted files.


Hello dear 'power Edge', hope you are doing fine. I have windows 8.1 in hp g6 pavilion laptop. recently, i refreshed my pc a month ago or two, and when i tried to update it, i found that some files are corrupted such as mshtml.dll, browseui.dll, wvweb.dll and thre are many more. I refresshed and resetted my laptop to default factory settings many times, and ran dism /onine /restorehealth and update recovery tools and many things, since a month i am doing this stuff, but all fails and there are still corrupt files. Now what should i do because i cannot easily reach the place from where i bought this laptop, only i can call the retailer who knows little. Is there a solution to this problem other than dism, dism in powershell, update repair tool, and sfc? i am running windows with a single admin account, whic is live windows id. Thank you in advance. Bye.

Hello Bas,

thanks for your question!

I took it from the pool as nobody else knew an anwswer.

What means you "refreshed the system"? PLease explain, thanks in advance!

Other than reinstalling you could also wait for Update 1 which is supposed to be released in 2 weeks! It is a big update supposed to fix many problems and also exchange dll files in the process!

Thank you!

All the best!

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Joerg Droege


Being an early adopter of Windows 8, I can answer a wide-range of questions regarding this new OS.


I had to support users regarding all kinds of Windows problems for many years, often "blind" over the telephone. I work in the IT industry for many years now filling in various positions for various IT and financial and health-care related companies.

I did an education as a Management Assistant in Informatics under the control of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in year 2003.

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