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SFC /scannow can't fix all problems and DISM hangs at 40%

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    SFC /scannow can't fix all problems and DISM hangs at 40%

    SFC /Scannow can't fix all the errors on my Windows 8.1 installation. I repeated SFC several times as I know it sometimes needs multiple execulations to solve all problems. But no luck.
    I've tried running Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth which is a fix for the first problem. But that hangs at 40%.
    Lots of people have had this problem - generates plenty of hits on Google but nothing obvious to do.
    I wanted to post here as a last resort. Any ideas?
    I've been trying to attach the log in several browsers but no joy.
    Last edited by martienne; 01 Jul 2016 at 05:23.

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  2. #2

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    SFC SCANNOW and DISM RESTOREHEALTH - Repair Corrupt Files

    select option 1
    then select option 2
    then select option 0

    post details reports that where created on your desktop
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    Ok, doing it now!
    From the instructions you linked to, I wasn't able to find the Unblock option - i.e. "Step 2: Right-Click IMAGE_HEALTH.CMD > Select Properties > Select Unblock" Do you think this is a problem? I usually remove all types of user restrictions so depending on what this is, I may have already disabled it.

    Edit - Noticed that Unblock is a button. Stupid me! Clicked on it and trying again.
    Last edited by martienne; 01 Jul 2016 at 08:59.
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    It's been 25 minutes now, so well over the 5-10 that the tool mentions. But it's still sitting there..... This machine has a large number of hard drives could that be anything to do with it? The Windows installation is normal on the C drive though.

    Edit - Its been sitting there doing whatever it's doing (or most likely hung without error msg) for an hour. Time to give up?

    I just wanted to get this installation into shape before trying Win10.

    Edit - I'm now trying Repairfrom Source instead. Option 3....
    Last edited by martienne; 01 Jul 2016 at 08:49.
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    I decided to reboot in Safe Mode and got a bit further. No joy with option 2 or 3 from the program. Getting error message about not finding the files that are needed.I don't seem to be able to attach a file so posting the log here:2016-07-01 15:47:55, Info CBS TI: --- Initializing Trusted I -
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    (p) CSI Payload Corrupt amd64_microsoft-windows-n..tion_service_iasnap_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17238_none_6a7318ab28ef757d\iasnap.dll
    Repair failed: Missing replacement payload.

    (p) CSI Payload Corrupt amd64_prncacla.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17415_none_95dd5540d57f8c01\Amd64\CNBJ2530.DPB
    Repair failed: Missing replacement payload.

    Operation: Detect and Repair
    Operation result: 0x800f081f
    Last Successful Step: Entire operation completes.
    Total Detected Corruption: 2
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    should allow the program to finish - even if you have a full HDD...

    Try option 3 and mount the windows 8.1 Install.wim

    Getting error message about not finding the files that are needed.
    If option 3 finishes with that message - then the payload (files) came thru and from windows update..
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  8. #8

    I'm not getting anywhere with this. I've managed to resolve SFC s reported problems before, but this time it seems beyond help.
    It's not causing any actual problems though.
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