Can't install programs in Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 7 ultimate
March 20, 2010 at 06:47:46
Specs: Windows 7
Some of my programs are not installing fully in windows 7 ultimate. They get to a certain point then the following pop up appears:

The file 'C:\windos\system32\Msvcrt.dll' could not be opened. Please check that your disk is not full and that you have access to the destination directory.


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March 20, 2010 at 06:56:59
Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
sfc /scannow
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
this will take a long time, so do it when you go to bed, if it fails to fix the issue,
try a system restore to a date before the issue began.

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....

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March 20, 2010 at 09:57:47
You should find an answer on this page:

It is a different dll but I think it will work in your case too.

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March 21, 2010 at 22:41:20
Thanx for your replies!

Tried the 1st one but unfortunately nothing happened. Tried the 2nd one and problem solved! thanx very much!

I have one more windows 7 Ultimate issue - can someone give me a step by step solution to keeping the computer off. Whenever I shut it down it reboots right away - so it hasn't remained off since I purchased the software (about 3weeks ago now) unless at the exact moment it shuts down, I pull out the plug from behind, but I'm afraid that if I do that everyday it could eventually destroy the computer. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

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March 22, 2010 at 08:17:11
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