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  1.    23 Mar 2016 #21
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    Windows 10 Pro

    It is better to either do an 'upgrade' (reinstalling but keeping all your personal files and programs) or a clean install than trying to fix it, there are hundreds of manifest files corrupted. The corruption is not repairable through commands.

    'Upgrade' installation with USB media: Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
    Clean install: Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
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  2.    23 Mar 2016 #22
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    Windows 10 64 bit 1511
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for your help and time then.

    So the output from CMD in form of CBS.log was finally a useful one? Did it actually check my Windows partition, not stop for some reason or check the pendrive WinPE? It worked from either of the locations CMD was set up?

    I guess I wil upgrade or reinstall then. Will it auto activate based on some unique PC identifier? My PC was activated through win 7 to 10 upgrade and then clean install.
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  3.    23 Mar 2016 #23
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    The command can't finish due to the major of corruption, but because we found that the major of corruption is the cause the log file is still useful

    I don't know what your activation is, but normally it should activate without problem (with and without entering a key).
    If you however have problems with activating, I recommend to check Showkey - Windows 10 Forums for it
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  4.    23 Mar 2016 #24
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    Tropic of Cancer
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Home

    Hi Bardys.

    CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED (0x5A) is not a very common bugcheck. If it is resisting you to boot into the computer, then the situation is literally critical.

    But you may try one thing. The service that is failing may be either a system service or a third party service. We may try to remove all the third party services from boot.

    Open a Command Prompt at Boot. In the command prompt .... enter the command ....
    start msconfig

    It will open the system configuration window, with the "general" tab selected.

    • Disable all the third party services:
      Click on "services" tab. Check the "Hide all Microsoft Services"; Click "Disable all" > Apply > OK
    • Disable all the Startup items:
      Click the "startup" tab.
      Click "Open Task Manager"
      In the Task Manager > Startup Tab, Select an item > Disable (the button is at the bottom right corner)
      Do the same for all the items.
      Close the Taks Manager Window.
      In the System Configuration Window ... do Apply > OK.

    Then try to boot again normally. Does it boot? Let us know.
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  5.    23 Mar 2016 #25
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    Windows 10 64 bit 1511
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, I will not have access to the computer for a few days but I did not yet reinstall windows so will definitely give it a try and let you know.
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  6.    30 Mar 2016 #26
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    Windows 10 64 bit 1511
    Thread Starter

    The system cannot find the file msconfig.
    Am I supposed to cd to C:\ or something? Command prompt is:
    X:\Sources>

    edit: NVM i have just given up, reinstalling. Thanks axe0, Arc, Ztruker
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  7.    30 Mar 2016 #27
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    Tropic of Cancer
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Home

    X is the RAM drive.

    You may not be able to CD to C.

    As we could not proceed through this way, unfortunately we have to take the last resort, a clean reinstall of windows.
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  8.    30 Mar 2016 #28
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    Windows 10 64 bit 1511
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    I did Repair PC, this will just store partition C in windows.old but everything else will be stock windows, yes? No drivers, programs, shortcuts etc?

    edit: ok, it some files in windows.old and left some where they were. MS's recovery options are a bit confusing.
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  9.    30 Mar 2016 #29
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    Tropic of Cancer
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    Hi Bardys.

    Restore, Refresh and Reset, all are good options; but a clean reinstall is as good as getting a new PC. it will solve any issue unless the issue is causing from a hardware component failure.
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