Making sfc /scannow .bat file

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The following images show how to make a batch file for sfc /scannow that opens with one or two clicks:

They are numbered in the order of reading them.

I numbered them because they never show up in the proper order when attached. :(


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Thanks for sharing the info. However, a simple way to create a bat file is to right click on the desktop->New->Text Document and enter 2 statements on separate lines: sfc /scannow, pause then save it as RunSFC.bat or whatever you name it.

NOTE: you need to put a pause statement after sfc /scannow so that the user will have a chance to read the output message, otherwise the command windows just simply closes.
 

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Thanks for the information on adding PAUSE. :)

Would that be:

sfc /scannow, pause

or

sfc /scannow
pause
 

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It should be on separate lines:
sfc /scannow
pause

OR:
@ sfc /scannow
@ pause

OR:
@ sfc /scannow & pause

By adding '@' the command will not be echoed in the command windows.
adding & if you want multiple commands in one line
 
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Learned new stuff

I added the PAUSE & it kept the window open.
It said to press any key to continue.
I pressed Space bar & the window closed. :)

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A note to Brink --- I studied the adding of images in proper order & figured it out.
Thanks for the help. :)

Also, I figured out making test posts without posting them.
I just Preview the test post & make changes as needed & when done close the window.
I don't clutter up the forum with tests.
 
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Added new Lines to .bat code

Code:
sfc /scannow
PAUSE
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
PAUSE

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The DISM command actually fixes things SFC can't fix.
See picture:

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Before running it, SFC found un-fixable problems.


After running it, All problems were fixed. :)

See picture:

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If you run sfc /scannow as in the .bat file & see problems not fixed press any key & the DISM command will run & fix the problems. :)

Or to be more efficient you could add another sfc /scannow & pause:

Code:
sfc /scannow
PAUSE
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
PAUSE
sfc /scannow
PAUSE

If you wanted to run sfc /scannow again just to be sure things are fixed. :)
 
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Hi, David. Like I wrote you > This is very handy. Thanks for the additions. :thumb:

Is it possible to omit the pause so as to start one right after the other?
 

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Hi, David. Like I wrote you > This is very handy. Thanks for the additions. :thumb:

Is it possible to omit the pause so as to start one right after the other?

Yes.

With no pause the next one starts automatically.

Leave a pause at the end so the window does not disappear. :)

Sorry for the late response. :(
 

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Added new Lines to .bat code

Code:
sfc /scannow
PAUSE
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
PAUSE

View attachment 19490

The DISM command actually fixes things SFC can't fix.
See picture:

View attachment 19491

Before running it, SFC found un-fixable problems.


After running it, All problems were fixed. :)

See picture:

View attachment 19489

If you run sfc /scannow as in the .bat file & see problems not fixed press any key & the DISM command will run & fix the problems. :)

Or to be more efficient you could add another sfc /scannow & pause:

Code:
sfc /scannow
PAUSE
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
PAUSE
sfc /scannow
PAUSE

If you wanted to run sfc /scannow again just to be sure things are fixed. :)
How can you restart the system before it runs the dism command
 

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