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Windows 7: SFC question

23 May 2010   #11
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mombodog View Post
So if you install a Service Pack or a Windows Update, it will not update the winsxs with the newer files?

Seems like a flawed system if it does not.

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WINSXS contains all versions, from the original to the latest. You can remove the originals after an SP install by running its cleanup.


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23 May 2010   #12
Mombodog

XP-Vista-W7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mombodog View Post
So if you install a Service Pack or a Windows Update, it will not update the winsxs with the newer files?

Seems like a flawed system if it does not.

.
WINSXS contains all versions, from the original to the latest. You can remove the originals after an SP install by running its cleanup.
Thanks for the clarification.

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10 Feb 2012   #13
RBCC

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Does sfc look for the non-corrupt files in winsxs and compares them to the installed files? John
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