How to Repair a Corrupt Game File

by Alex Lubyansky ; Updated September 28, 2017

Game files can become corrupt for a wide variety of reasons. Fortunately, Windows 7 has built-in functionality that can help you repair these files. If this tactic fails, you will simply have to reinstall the game.

Click “Start.” Open “Control Panel” and click “Programs.”

Click “Programs and Features.” Select the game that you wish to repair.

Click “Change or Repair.” Enter your administrator password when prompted. Follow the on-screen instructions to repair your corrupt game file.

About the Author

Alex Lubyansky has been a writer since 2007. He was a research assistant for the legal publication "Feminist Jurisprudence: Volume IV" and has been published in the Education and Employment Tips section of a prominent website. He holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and is currently a law student at DePaul University.