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Windows 7: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

09 Jan 2009   #99
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker


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My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2011   #100
GWT

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Back in the XP days, I used to do the same thing and inevitably I'd have to take out the XP disk and do repairs from the CD drive. I've never had to do that here in Windows 7, which is strange since after a few months, something should inevitably get broken.

This text file really doesn't tell me much of anything.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2011   #101
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

GWT,

If you like, you could upload and attach the TXT file, and I'd be happy to take a look at it and let you know what it means.
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12 Apr 2011   #102
GWT

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Allright. Txt file, attached...


Attached Files
File Type: txt sfcdetails.txt (86.9 KB, 184 views)
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12 Apr 2011   #103
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Congratulations GWT. The log file shows that SFC did not find any system file errors or corruption.
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13 Apr 2011   #104
GWT

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

That's surprising since in XP, things broke all the time.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Apr 2011   #105
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

LOL, give it time. Any modified system file would be included as needing to be fixed by SFC as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Apr 2011   #106
Phantomcide

windows 7 64bit
 
 
heya

I'm having an issue with my mpr.dll file which is shown to be corrupted through my cbs.log any pointers as to how i should fix this? I havent been able to install anything new because of it and its getting old fast. Any help would be appreciated =] i've ran sfc /scannow 3 times and it couldnt fix the issue ill try to look into the dvd file extraction fix


Attached Files
File Type: txt sfcdetails.txt (121.3 KB, 126 views)
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23 Apr 2011   #107
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Phantomcide, and welcome to Seven Forums.

According to your log file you also have a corrupted MPG4DECD.DLL in addition to the mpr.dll file. I have a clean copy of the files from my system in a ZIP file below for eash folder location below. After extracting the files (be sure to only do all of this for one ZIP folder at a time) do step 12 and the yellow TIP box under it in the tutorial below to replace your corrupted copies with the attached ones in each folder location below one at a time.


Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
  • C:\Windows\SysWOW64
  • C:\Windows\System32
Hope this helps,
Shawn


Attached Files
File Type: zip System32.zip (221.7 KB, 103 views)
File Type: zip SysWOW64.zip (171.0 KB, 106 views)
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23 Apr 2011   #108
Phantomcide

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Wow got it to work thanks a million brink your the best btw extremely fast response is deeply appreciated. I only replaced my files in the system32 and didnt understand why it didnt work after the wow64 files got replaced everything seems fine. Thanks again =]
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Apr 2011   #109
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Phantomcide. I'm happy to hear that it seems fine again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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