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Windows 7: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker


09 Jan 2009   #119
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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10 May 2011   #120
marshallslion

Win7 64bit Premium
 
 

Thanks Brink!
Hadn't heard of this. lol

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10 May 2011   #121
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Marshallslion, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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18 May 2011   #122
gamer dude

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I tried sfc /verifyonly but it said "YOU MUST BE AN ADMINISTRATOR RUNNING A CONSOLE SESSION IN ORDER TO USE THE SFC UTILITY"

but i am the admin. help?

+rep
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18 May 2011   #123
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Gamer dude,

It just means that you will have to right click on the cmd shortcut and click on "Run as administrator" first, then type in the command.

1. Open a elevated command prompt (right click -> Run as administrator).
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18 May 2011   #124
gamer dude

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for the quick reply Brink
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18 May 2011   #125
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome mate.
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08 Jun 2011   #126
enrell

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

after running /scannow now i found out that they cant repair my Ati and Nvidia files but funny thing is at the end of the log, it says "All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired"

i have no problem with the files and my gpu is working fine.

i have attached the sfcdetails file. please have a look and maybe you guys can shed a light on this.

tanx !!


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08 Jun 2011   #127
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by enrell View Post
after running /scannow now i found out that they cant repair my Ati and Nvidia files but funny thing is at the end of the log, it says "All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired"

i have no problem with the files and my gpu is working fine.

i have attached the sfcdetails file. please have a look and maybe you guys can shed a light on this.

tanx !!
Hello enrell and welcome to Seven Forums.

As the information section at the beginning of the tutorial says, "The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible." I might be mistaken but I don't believe SFC will check the hardware that might be installed on a given computer. You might have to go to Device Manager. Device Manager can be used for changing hardware configuration options, managing drivers, disabling and enabling hardware, identifying conflicts between hardware devices, etc.

Open Device Manager
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09 Jun 2011   #128
enrell

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by enrell View Post
after running /scannow now i found out that they cant repair my Ati and Nvidia files but funny thing is at the end of the log, it says "All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired"

i have no problem with the files and my gpu is working fine.

i have attached the sfcdetails file. please have a look and maybe you guys can shed a light on this.

tanx !!
Hello enrell and welcome to Seven Forums.

As the information section at the beginning of the tutorial says, "The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible." I might be mistaken but I don't believe SFC will check the hardware that might be installed on a given computer. You might have to go to Device Manager. Device Manager can be used for changing hardware configuration options, managing drivers, disabling and enabling hardware, identifying conflicts between hardware devices, etc.

Open Device Manager
hi there

what i meant the errors are graphic drivers..ati and nvidia drivers..but funny thing is i dont have any error when using my gpu..
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09 Jun 2011   #129
niemiro

Vista Home Premium x86 SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by enrell View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by enrell View Post
after running /scannow now i found out that they cant repair my Ati and Nvidia files but funny thing is at the end of the log, it says "All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired"

i have no problem with the files and my gpu is working fine.

i have attached the sfcdetails file. please have a look and maybe you guys can shed a light on this.

tanx !!
Hello enrell and welcome to Seven Forums.

As the information section at the beginning of the tutorial says, "The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible." I might be mistaken but I don't believe SFC will check the hardware that might be installed on a given computer. You might have to go to Device Manager. Device Manager can be used for changing hardware configuration options, managing drivers, disabling and enabling hardware, identifying conflicts between hardware devices, etc.

Open Device Manager
hi there

what i meant the errors are graphic drivers..ati and nvidia drivers..but funny thing is i dont have any error when using my gpu..
Hello!

Have you ever used Driver Sweeper? There was a bug in Driver Sweeper which caused this problem. Do you still have it installed? Are these files in the backup directory?

Thanks a lot!
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