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sfc /scannow command messed up my windows 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8

    sfc /scannow command messed up my windows 8


    I can't run process explorer anymore. It crashes at startup and i can't uninstall any programs (error while trying to uninstall... blabla)

    i tried to use system restore but it didn't work.

    I am at loss. I don't know what to do.

    I think i will go back to windows 7.

    Windows 8 doesn't do anything but cause problems.

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    ​Since it is already messed up try running sfc /scannow a couple more times & see if things get better.
    Have you tried Error Checking?



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  3. #3


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by medab1 View Post
    ​Since it is already messed up try running sfc /scannow a couple more times & see if things get better.
    Have you tried Error Checking?





    The button didn't work. It must have messed up that aswell. I had to run cmd but it didn't find any errors. It's a relatively new win 8 installation. Pressing the Network and sharing center in the controlpanel causes the controlpanel to load and it takes several seconds to access it.

    I am feeling forced to go back to windows 7. Windows 8 have done nothing but cause problems as i said.
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    I can't change or create a new user. Nada!

    The buttons don't work.

    ¨Buttons are are looking weird and windows updates won't show.



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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


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sfc /scannow command messed up my windows 8
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