All Rights Reserved. Sincerely, Ankur HP Total Care >> Understandably, I wrote Ankur (evidently HP is using India as both call-center and e-mail center support--sigh...why don't they move Customer Care back to the United Errors will appear as RED warnings at the bottom of the screen, similar to the following screenshot: Hard-Reset the machine, removing the MemTest disk in the process.If you didn't get an I won't hold my breath!) back for clarification, as he did NOT give me any idea of exact command to type in the "RUN" window, to get "sfc /scannow" to look http://2theprinter.com/sfc-scannow/sfc-scannow-cannot-fix.php
Back to top #15 cryptodan cryptodan Bleepin Madman Members 21,868 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Catonsville, Md Local time:02:09 AM Posted 21 September 2011 - 12:41 PM Can you create a CD This will not effect scannow sfc so much, but WILL make an impact if any of the other sfc.exe "switches" have been used! (More about these at the end of this Help using SFC.EXE without XP Installation CD Started by Uncle Paul , Sep 07 2011 11:08 AM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 18 replies However there are some logic faults that often make it endlessly ask for Windows installation disc, in some cases refusing to recognize one. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/417884/help-using-sfcexe-without-xp-installation-cd/
Ask a question and give support. Allan I figured a problem based on your comment - the computer is a Home Edition & the CD I have is the Pro version. I created a slipstream CD w/ SP2 but SFC would just keep asking for Windows SP2 CD. If you have a restore CD from your PC manufacturer then you may have to explore the CD to find the folder. #5 You still keep being prompted for the XP
Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Thanks for reading this article on scannow sfc. Memtest will run forever until power is pulled on the machine.Check the MemTest screen for any reported errors. Jul 20, 2007 #1 Justin TS Rookie Posts: 942 Do you not have your CD?
Relocating DLL cache dllcache folder may often seem like space hog so there are some tweaks for that in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon SfcQuota – determines how much space can dllcache occupy, it I also tried the F12 boot menu & told it to use the Floppy Drive but that didn't work either. The only other thing I wasn't sure about was in the section labelled "Other Problems with scannow sfc...". check that If you are unable to force a CDRom boot, reply with the make and model of your machine and I should be able to get you exact instructions.If you've done it
TechSpot is a registered trademark. I apologize for the inconvenience caused. No, create an account now. After you restart the computer, WFP and sfc /scannow uses the new source path instead of prompting for the Windows XP installation CD-ROM #2 Has the registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Setup\SourcePath got
It is therefore worth checking to see if there are any corrupt system files using sfc /scannow.To do this simply go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type see this Is there a way to point to that partition that works? Sfc Scannow Without Cd Windows 7 As an example the recent Windows XP Hotfix - KB828035 updated the system file wkssvc.dll A new version of the file was placed in C:\WINDOWS\system32 and a copy in the cache: Windows Xp Sfc Scannow The problem is I do not have the installation CD's for this computer.
To do this simply go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in: sfc /scannow This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all weblink They might be unwilling to but the squeaky wheel gets the grease. XP on the hard drive...is there a *chance* that the necessary files to have "sfc/ scannow" pick from to do System File Checker are there? I suggest to: copy I386 folder to hard drive Service Packs may need to be unpacked, if not included on CD you are using – it is best to use folder Sfc Scannow Windows 2003 Without Cd
Overall SFC is highly useful utility when something goes wrong with system files (like being chewed by virus) but it can be annoying when encounters problems with configuration of source file Just making sure I have put the Folder in the correct place. Aug 31, 2007 #5 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. http://2theprinter.com/sfc-scannow/scannow-sfc.php Most of the time this is enough to stop nagging for correct disc.
it would keep asking for the Windows SP2 CD). blahh stupid windows..Step 4 Reboot then type cmd in the run box.. Similar Topics Dual winxp sp2 install - no cd no disk.
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The #1 complaint with scannow sfc is that is sometimes asks for the original installation disc for Windows XP. MemTest86+ provides a very good detection mechanism for failed RAM, and is about as good a test you get short of actually replacing the module itself.Tools NeededPlease perform these steps from sfc /quiet - In Windows 2000 this sets Windows File Protection to replace any incorrect system files detected with the appropriate version from the dll cache without any user notification. his comment is here Well, in your computer's registry, are several settings that are checked when you run scannow sfc.
The main reason for using this utility is when you suspect there may be a problem with a Windows XP system file. That is actually the thread I was referencing in my Original Post. Well Windows XP keeps a cache (copy) of these essential files at the following location: C:WINDOWS\System32\Dllcache (assuming C: is your system root which it probably is.) NB - The dllcache folder CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Kind Regards Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP (2004-2010) Other Links: Windows XP Chkdsk Kodak Colour Ink Cartridge 30CL DirectX Diagnostic Tool Windows XP Lost Password Online Data Storage This option has no effect in Windows XP. This system is called: Windows File Protection By default, Windows File Protection is always enabled and allows Windows digitally signed files to replace existing files safely. The SourcePath entry does NOT include the path location till the I386 folder.
Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts sfc /scannow keeps asking forCD Byflowergardener · 4 replies Jul 20, 2007 sfc keeps asking for the Windows XP CD and then Use to be in cheap web hosting servers as well)Step 1 You will need to get your XP CD and locate the folder called: I386 This is a major If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box.