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SFC Finds errors but fails to repair

  1. #1


    Cross Plains
    Posts : 255
    Windows 10 Pro

    SFC Finds errors but fails to repair


    Hello all,

    I have run sfc /scannow on my system to find if there were any bad files. It comes up and says that it had found bad files and could not repair all of them. Ive run it three or four times in a row and always get the same result.

    Any ideas on how I can get this to go all the way through?

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  2. #2


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Please first run: dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    then try again: sfc /scannow <================ Might need to run multiple times

    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 25 May 2014 at 13:25. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  3. #3


    Cross Plains
    Posts : 255
    Windows 10 Pro


    That was a great help. Thank you!
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