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Windows 7: sfc /scannow corrupted files problem

02 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
sfc /scannow corrupted files problem

Hello, I've been updating this Lenovo laptop for a couple of days now. All windows updates are up to date, however when I ran sfc /scannow, it shows that there are still corrupted files.

This is my CBS log from the scan. (half of which I don't understand...)
Attachment 400165

My main question is: What do I have to do to repair the corrupted files?

Hope someone can help me. Thanks.

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02 Aug 2017   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Nkyoss,

The only problem appears to be Notepad, i know MS has been playing around with it.

If you can use it, you can safely ignore the reported corruptions.

If NOT please run SURT, KB947821.
post the results,

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03 Aug 2017   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

@torchwood, Thanks for the help. There's no problem with my Notepad so I'll just let it be. :)

However, on another note... I did some research of my own when I first encountered the scannow problem, I also read somewhere about using SURT to repair the problem. Whereas, I didn't have it so I tried to install it manually several times before your advice but with no luck.

Should I worry about this?
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03 Aug 2017   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

I just did more research on how to use SURT. My mistake in thinking it was an update. The CheckSUR log I ran today says no errors detected, so I guess my problem is solved!

Thanks for your help!
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