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Windows 7: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

19 Jan 2012   #290
jloc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
...but it was "modified" (custom start button), thus repaired by restoring the file to default.
So sfc just replaces any corrupt (or modified) files? Nice


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19 Jan 2012   #291
Carol A

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Didn't work - went right back to startup repair...

And thanks for the welcome! Forgot my manners
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19 Jan 2012   #292
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Carol,

Go ahead and run startup repair, up to 3 times if needed, to see if it will start into Windows afterwards. If not, then see if the tutorial may be able to help.

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery
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19 Jan 2012   #293
Carol A

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Thanks for your help, but that didn't work either. Doing a re-install now
Glad I backed up!
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19 Jan 2012   #294
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Carol. I hope it goes smoothly for you.
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10 Feb 2012   #295
garry626

Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi,
New to this forum and obviously here as I have snags. Running windows 7 home premium or should I say trying to! Both Windows explorer and Internet explorer move at a snails pace most of the time showing (not responding) the displayed page turns white when not responding as does the task bar following start up. Have tried sfc /scannow as described above but it only completes 2% and then states it cannot complete the task, tried this operation about 12 times but no luck. Any advice please.
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10 Feb 2012   #296
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garry626 View Post
Hi,
New to this forum and obviously here as I have snags. Running windows 7 home premium or should I say trying to! Both Windows explorer and Internet explorer move at a snails pace most of the time showing (not responding) the displayed page turns white when not responding as does the task bar following start up. Have tried sfc /scannow as described above but it only completes 2% and then states it cannot complete the task, tried this operation about 12 times but no luck. Any advice please.
Hiyya Garry welcome to SF and I have to say I am no great expert mate but it would be helpful to have a few system specs posted.

Try the tutorials and type in "how to run scannow" in the search bar when it comes up - tuts are real helpful as I found them when I first joined - good luck!

Ooops just seen I am on the end of it
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10 Feb 2012   #297
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garry626 View Post
Hi,
New to this forum and obviously here as I have snags. Running windows 7 home premium or should I say trying to! Both Windows explorer and Internet explorer move at a snails pace most of the time showing (not responding) the displayed page turns white when not responding as does the task bar following start up. Have tried sfc /scannow as described above but it only completes 2% and then states it cannot complete the task, tried this operation about 12 times but no luck. Any advice please.
Hello Garry, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you have not already, you might see if you may be able to do OPTION ONE in the tutorial to run SFC at boot.
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11 Feb 2012   #298
garry626

Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi Brink,
THANKS TRIED OPTION AND RAN SFC AT BOOT BUT NOT CHANGE TO MY PRESENT ISSUES.
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11 Feb 2012   #299
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Garry,

Just to be safe, do a full scan of your system with Malwarebytes free to help make sure that your system is clean.
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