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Windows 7: SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

08 Aug 2014   #40
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Do a :
Code:
cd\windows\system32
Then run sfc /scannow
Thank you very much, the "cd" command means change directory so the command you suggested "cd\windows\system32" means go to the Windows directory where are all file systems, for anyone interested.
I didn't use ms-dos for many many years so I couldn't remember it!

Edit: the command works 100% but I got: "There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete".
Do you have a quick advice for this?


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08 Aug 2014   #41
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello looked,

Restart the computer to allow the pending system repair to finish, and see if you may be able to after.
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08 Aug 2014   #42
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello looked,

Restart the computer to allow the pending system repair to finish, and see if you may be able to after.
Thanks Brink, restarted many times and anytime I get updating something then forget about and reverting to previous settings, this S@it happened since I decided to upgrade from IE8 to IE9 so I wanted to try my luck with the sfc command.
There are too many threads on Microsoft community regarding this issue I call them time wasting trash on internet because the forums are managed by Microsoft KIDS who pretend to give solutions by scripts, usually threads are endless and have no real solution.
Obviously they got no real life experience so anyone can be computer technician there even my little 3 year old nephew, just copy and paste the script!
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08 Aug 2014   #43
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Do you have all of your Windows Updates installed to make sure that there's nothing left to be automatically downloading and installing?
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09 Aug 2014   #44
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Do you have all of your Windows Updates installed to make sure that there's nothing left to be automatically downloading and installing?
When I installed IE9 full offline package it seemed like it wanted to still update or download something from internet (maybe an update necessary to it) but on the computer there is no internet (just in case) so IE9 fails installation and anytime I restart the computer it attempts to update the system then it gives up and reverts back I believe to IE8.

This is an upsetting move from M$ because I chose a full offline package upgrade but it seems like I still need a working internet.

No, unfortunately this computer doesn't have internet access, M$ believe that 100% of its users have internet!

I might have to resort to illegal forums or warez/torrents to find the way to get offline updates, after all that is what M$ force me to.
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09 Aug 2014   #45
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I agree that's what is happening since you are offline.

I would recommend to avoid anything illegal since they often come packaged with malware or viruses. It's just not worth the risk.
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09 Aug 2014   #46
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This might be off topic but I'll try System Update Readiness Tool for Windows, found the link here on Sevenforums then hopefully I can run sfc command.
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09 Aug 2014   #47
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yep, that's one of the options in the blue note box that may be able to allow SFC to work afterwards.
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14 Sep 2014   #48
chris2505

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

has anyone an idea of how one can force sfc to write the CBS.Log file to a specific place?

my Problem is, that there is no CBS.Log file after scanning with sfc like described in method 1.
After booting I have drive X: and my Windows is in drive D: and the CBS.Log file isn't anywhere.
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14 Sep 2014   #49
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Chris, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you able to run SFC while in Windows instead?

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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