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Windows 7: System File Check

16 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
 
 
System File Check

I have a question about SFC. I'm using Windows 7Pro 64 bit. I did an anytime upgrade to Pro so the disk that I have to use in the computer is Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Can I use this to do a system file check even though it is now a Pro version?


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16 Jan 2011   #2

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

it should be ok - the install discs in fact contain all the versions - only the serial key determines what gets installed.

you should be good to go.
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16 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Squid13

You dont need the disk to run the file checker it can be run from inside windows

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Danny
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16 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
it should be ok - the install discs in fact contain all the versions - only the serial key determines what gets installed.

you should be good to go.

Just out of interest Mickey does it matter on version ie 32bit 64bit I have a friend whos disk is scratched but he is 32bit im 64bit.

Danny
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16 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
 
 

Thank You to everyone for your answers.
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16 Jan 2011   #6

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
it should be ok - the install discs in fact contain all the versions - only the serial key determines what gets installed.

you should be good to go.

Just out of interest Mickey does it matter on version ie 32bit 64bit I have a friend whos disk is scratched but he is 32bit im 64bit.

Danny
make your own universal install disc here.

even better, stick it on a 4 gig usb stick.
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16 Jan 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am not able to run sfc /Scannow or any of the sfc parameters from elevated comand prompt or from teh repair option when i boot from DVD.

I always get "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation." error.

I have even run chkdsk without any errors being reported.

Any help to solve this is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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16 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

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16 Jan 2011   #9

windows7 home preimuim
 
 

Does anyone know where the DRM Folder is located in windows 7?
I can acess it in xp,but I cannot find it in windows 7.There were an average 220 DRM files in XP.When you address these files correctly you can burn flawlessly and burn anything you want.Backing up movies and CD music is no problem when you can acess the drm files and treat them accordingly.
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17 Jan 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Rich,
That doesnt help either.
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