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Windows 7: sfc /scannow


27 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
sfc /scannow

I recently ran the "sfc /scannow" in command prompt and after scanning this message appeared:
Verification 100% Complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files bt was unable to fix some of them.
Detials are included in the CBS.Log windir/logs/cbs/cbs.log. For example C:\Windows\Logs\cbgs\cbs.log

I am running Windows 7 Home 64 Bit


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27 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Download Seatools and use it to check all hard drives, or whichever one you scanned already. Your hard drive may be developing bad sectors. If they are, you can use HDTune to see how many, if any, are bad.
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28 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
Download Seatools and use it to check all hard drives, or whichever one you scanned already. Your hard drive may be developing bad sectors. If they are, you can use HDTune to see how many, if any, are bad.
One of my hard drives failed every test expect short generic, what should I do now?
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28 Aug 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Save everything from the drive to an external disk and replace the drive. If you want to know more details of what was in the cbs.log, run this command in an elevated cmd:

findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log
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28 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Save everything from the drive to an external disk and replace the drive. If you want to know more details of what was in the cbs.log, run this command in an elevated cmd:

findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log
What if I can't get any files off that drive? File copy's hang for hours.
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28 Aug 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Then you need to decide what really counts as important and do your best.
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28 Aug 2010   #7
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I notice one of the HDDs is a Western Digital will Seatools work on that drive?
What does a Windows checkdisk say?
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28 Aug 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Seatools will work with any HDD.
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