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DISM says "component store is repairable"

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    DISM says "component store is repairable"


    Hi guys, I recently did a routine maintenance of my computer and after running Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth command, it reported that the component store is repairable. Then, I immediately followed it up with sfc /scannow and it reported no integrity violations. I was just wondering should I run Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth command and attempt a repair or just leave it be? Btw, I did not install the botched update, KB2919355. Thanks

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    Hello Ivan,

    The DISM and SFC commands are two completely different and separate commands.

    SFC repairs corrupted Windows system files by replacing them with clean copies from the component store.

    DISM repairs the component store.

    If you like, running the Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth command won't hurt anything to make sure the component store is fine.

    DISM - Fixing Component Store Corruption in Windows 8

    Hope this helps.
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    Thanks. I would just like to ask, what are the causes of component store corruption?
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    There's a number of things that could cause component store corruption.

    Anything from bad sectors on the disk, user error, etc.. Basically anything that can cause file corruption.
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    I tried using the /Scanhealth command and it said there was no component store corruption detected. I followed it up with another /CheckHealth command and it reported the same result. I guess the /CheckHealth command just hanged earlier for some reason and generated an outdated report, when it said that the component store is repairable. Anyway, glad my PC is trouble-free again. Thanks
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    Great news.
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