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Windows Server 2008 Profiles Missing and Hyper-v will not start

Hello Experts

Seems like after some overnight updates my windows 2008 server has become corrupt.  All the profiles blank.  The administrative tools are empty...  But the most concerning is that I can not start the hyper-v management service.  I get an error that it can not find path specified.  When I look under the system32 folder, I see the vmms.exe service and I try to start that way but nothing happens.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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bidgadget
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A KarelinCommented:
sfc /scannow
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bidgadgetAuthor Commented:
Tried that and didn't help. Got message that some things could not be repaired
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A KarelinCommented:
Did you make chkdsk?
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bidgadgetAuthor Commented:
Yes

Thank you. Do I need to run sfc /scannow
From safe mode?
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A KarelinCommented:
chkdsk found something and fixed? Run sfc /scannow if yes.
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bidgadgetAuthor Commented:
Chkdsk found nothing. Sfc found things but could not fix
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A KarelinCommented:
What about event viewer?  Can you open it through mmc?
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Spike99On-Site IT TechnicianCommented:
Did you try a system restore?

But, this sounds like a virus to me. I've seen viruses hide files in profiles & start menus. Each time I saw the issue, it was a non-admin user whose profile was corrupted by the virus, so the damage was limited to their profile folder (C:\Users\%Username%).  But, in those cases:  contents of the profile folder were hidden because they were marked as "system" files and folders.  Changing folder view settings to see all hidden & system files let us look at the contents of the users' folders so we could run scans.  Whenever I saw that, this issue impacted almost all of their files, including start menu items, desktop icons, etc.  We usually resolved it by clearing their local profile from the terminal server & the roaming profile folder from the file server. We would also run an AV scan on the terminal server & on their network folders (including their home folder share).

Is anti-virus running on that computer?  I would boot to a AV rescue disk to scan for viruses & clean up the server, but if the server is that badly damaged, I would think blowing it away & starting over from scratch might be the way to go.  Do you have a good backup of the VMs and the server that pre-date the problem?
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bidgadgetAuthor Commented:
I thoufht that as well but no virus in scan and the fact it happened right after 12 updates is concerning
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