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Windows 7: sfc /scannow

01 Apr 2015   #1
Ich

Win 7 HP 32bit - sp1
 
 
sfc /scannow

Hi all,

I have a PC which when you run CMD prompt >sfc /scannow goes to 26% then stops. The system is Win 7 HP 32 bit & other than the above it runs perfectly.

There have been successful theme changes without any problems to the system & check disk has been successful at each run...

Does anyone have any ideas as to why sfc stops at 26%?

Any opinions will be welcome!

Ich


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01 Apr 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

How old is the windows 7 install ?
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01 Apr 2015   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ich View Post

Does anyone have any ideas as to why sfc stops at 26%?
Due to system integrity violation.

Try SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot ... see if it works.

If not, the best thing would be to perform a Repair Install.

If the integrity violation does not cause any big issue for regular computing (it is possible if there is a modified system file for theming etc, or you have taken ownership over any file in C) then you may not pay a big importance to this issue.
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01 Apr 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

SFC will not complete


Arc, you are just too fast, good to see you :)
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02 Apr 2015   #5
Ich

Win 7 HP 32bit - sp1
 
 

Thanks for the feedback chaps.

I'll try running sfc /scannow with the cmd prompt at boot & get back to you if successful or otherwise.

Thanks.

Ich
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02 Apr 2015   #6
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Welcome. :)
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05 Apr 2015   #7
gilloz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Have you tried running it as the Administrator?
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