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Windows 7: Does Sfc /scannow append new entries to CBS.Log?

19 Aug 2017   #1

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Does Sfc /scannow append new entries to CBS.Log?

It seems to me that the well known command

sfc /scannow .....

appends all logmessages to a possibly already existing CBS.LOG file rather than create a new logfile.

Is this correct?

So if I want to have a fresh logfile just with the results from the last sfc run I have to manually delete the exiting CBS.LOG file.

Can I somehow tell sfc to create a new logfile (e.g. CBS20170813.log) instead of appending it to the exisitng one?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Aug 2017   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Sfc appends the new results to the CBS.log file. I do not think there is a way to not append.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Does Sfc /scannow append new entries to CBS.Log?

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