This article describes how to run the System File Checker tool (SFC.exe).If you are a Windows Operating System user,then you must have seen many errors associated with corrupted system files , missing system files , some dll errors and also Blue Screen of Death I heard from many of my friends who are using Windows 8,8.1 and 10.If a Windows Resource Protection (WRP) file is missing or is corrupted, Windows may not behave as expected.Some times windows become buggy.If Windows is showing Blue Screen of death, applications are crashing, or some Windows processes just aren’t working properly, the SFC (System File Checker) command can be applicable to fix these types of sudden errors. Today I will show you ,How to use SFC to repair missing or corrupted system files.First take a look how blue screen of death looks like.
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What is System File Checker Tool.?
System File Checker is a utility in Windows that allows you to scan for corruptions and missings in Windows system files and restore corrupted files.SFC scan into your System files and repair missing or corrupted system files.
Steps To Run the System File Checker tool (SFC.exe)
1.First of all in your keyboard hold down the Windows key and press X.A side bar of menu will come as shown in figure.Now select Command Prompt (Admin) and Click it.The Command Prompt with administrative privileges will open as shown below.
3. After 100% process completion you may receive one of the following options;
- Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.This means that you do not have any missing or corrupted system files.
- Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation.To resolve this problem, perform the System File Checker scan in safe mode, and make sure that the PendingDeletes and PendingRenames folders exist under [%WinDir%\WinSxS\Temp].
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them. Details are included in the CBS.Log [%WinDir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log].To view the detail information about the system file scan and restoration , at the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log [%WinDir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log].To repair the corrupted files manually, you have to manually replace the corrupted file with a known good copy of the file.
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