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Windows 7: Unable to perform SFC /scannow in Windows 7

06 Mar 2012   #1
rocasan

Windows 7 64-bits
 
 
Unable to perform SFC /scannow in Windows 7

I am the Administrator.

When I go to CMD and type "sfc /scannow" I get the following message:

"You must be an administrator running a console session in order to use the sfc utility."

Please advise what to do in order to run sfc /scannow.

Thank you.


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06 Mar 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Right click the CMD choose run as admin.
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06 Mar 2012   #3
rocasan

Windows 7 64-bits
 
 

Layback Bear,

I followed your instruction and I was able to run sfc /scannow.

Thank you so much.
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10 Mar 2012   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Your welcome rocasan. Happy computing.
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