Fixing Error 117

What is causing this error? Error 117 is caused by corruption of Windows system files, which poses a real threat to your computer. This is due to a number of reasons:

  • your computer has been damaged by a virus attack;
  • adware / spyware;
  • improper shutdown of the computer;
  • incomplete software installation;
  • improperly uninstalling applications or hardware.

All of the above reasons can lead to the deletion or damage of entries in the Windows registry. A damaged registry will result in the loss of related information and files required for the application to function properly.

Instructions for correcting error 117

We restore the registry.

  • In order not to worsen the situation, try to use only proven programs. Recommended utilities for cleaning your PC – Kerish Doctor 2018 or WinThruster

  • Upon completion of the download, install the downloaded utility.
  • We launch. The interface is friendly and straightforward.
  • Use the “full scan” option (which includes cleaning the registry), upon completion you will be pleasantly surprised – the system cleaning process will increase performance and free up space on your hard drive.

An example is a screenshot of the “doctor”.  Next, we check our PC for malware.

  • Use your antivirus (after updating the databases to the latest)
  • If there is no such option, go to link and check your PC for vulnerabilities for free.

We roll back the system.

Note: Rollback – Undo the latest changes related to the OS. All files (music, movies, games) will remain on your hard drive.

For Windows 10:

  • Click the Start button.
  • Start writing the phrase “control panel” in Russian and then select it from the list of results.
  • Press the drop-down list “Category” -> select “Small icons”.
  • We are looking for an icon with the inscription “Recovery” -> context menu.
  • Click “Start System Restore” -> “Next”.
  • Select the restore point associated with the problem date and then Next -> Finish.

For Windows 7:

  • Click the Start button, then select All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and System Restore.
  • In the new window, select the option “Restore your computer to a previous state” and click “Next”.
  • Select the most recent system restore point from the list, click on the line and click “Next”.
  • Click “Next” in the confirmation window.

Note: We are waiting for the PC to reboot = ready.

If the problem persists, contact

Microsoft support

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