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Windows 7: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

21 Nov 2012   #370
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by djbillyd View Post
Ran the scan, but when I went to C:WINDOWS\logs\cbs, I couldn't open the CBS text file. I got a message "Access Denied". Say what?
That message is normal - copy the file to a different location, and then open it.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Nov 2012   #371
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by djbillyd View Post
Ran the scan, but when I went to C:WINDOWS\logs\cbs, I couldn't open the CBS text file. I got a message "Access Denied". Say what?
Hello Billy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please see OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to create a sfcdetails.txt file instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Nov 2012   #372
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Thanks man! It seems to be working well, right now. Everything loads as quickly as it should.

Good job!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Nov 2012   #373
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Billy. I'm glad that we could help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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23 Nov 2012   #374
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Well, it's doing the same thing again. I ran the process and couldn't get the details.txt document to post.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2012   #375
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Billy,

Maybe a mistake made in the command, but you should be able to also copy the CBS.log file to your desktop, then be able to open the CBS.log from the desktop.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2012   #376
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yeah, that's what I've been doing. And when I say "doing", I mean doing! My Windows explorer just stops working. I don't understand why it just keeps doing it. When I run the file checker, the log says: "2012-11-23 20:35:51, Info CSI 00000309 [SR] Verify and Repair Transaction completed. All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired". But if I don't reboot, my explorer is still stuck on stupid. When I DO reboot, it works fine. Then, for whatever reason, it goes dumb again and won't open.

Does anyone know why explorer does that, other than the file checker thing? It's irritating. I am not even sure if reinstallin "7" would do any good. I've done that once already...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2012   #377
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Step 2-In the elevated command prompt, copy and paste the command below and press Enter. (See screenshot below)

How can you paste in the cmd box? I haven't been able to get that to work. I remember doing it a while back when doing an install of an ADTRAN router. But this "paste" does not seem to take...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2012   #378
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

CAncel the copy and paste post. I found out how to do that.

But the rest of the repair process is bumming me out, big time. I am running into a "Try Again" dialogue box that just keeps popping up. I have done everything with Administrator Permission. But this box won't let the process continue. What now?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2012   #379
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Billy, with all the trouble you are having with this, you might consider a repair install.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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