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Windows 7: SFC /scannow

08 Oct 2013   #1
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 
SFC /scannow

Does sfc /scannow set my settings to default?


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08 Oct 2013   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

It doesn't change any settings but may remove any custom icons or themes you may have installed.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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10 Oct 2013   #3
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

But not themes i made myself from pictures right? I used the settings and did not edit any system files manually. (Unless my antivirus did modifications)
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11 Oct 2013   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You'll have to try it. the SFC changed a custom start button and file icons I installed but I've not use a whole theme.
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11 Oct 2013   #5
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

No i mean the themes you set with the settings. It will keep the same settings right?
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11 Oct 2013   #6
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Actually i could just run sfc /vertifyonly. I willl keep this unsolved in case i do need to run sfc /scannow
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