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Of these 4 corruptions the total unimportant corruption count was 2. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... You wouldn't really go to all the trouble of reinstalling windows on a HDD that may well be tanking, would you? According to the CBS.log you posted, only one file was repaired from the store and it was a success. http://2theprinter.com/sfc-scannow/sfc-scannow-cannot-fix.php

DISM scanhealth always finds corruption. Don't have an account yet? That needs to be asked in a new thread instead since that isssue is not related to this tutorial. One by one I added and then checked each of the updates.

If choose "scan only" w/ the diag. For the new computer the first SFCFix was ran on 10/1/2015 and found no corruption. I don't think most savvy users would suggest installing any OS on a disk that hadn't been checked - at least to a min level. Is the only method to get an accurate sfc /scannow tool to reinstall the windows 7 professional operating system or are there other/better ways?

Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Last Jump to page: SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8 « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Windows 8 Forums Tutorials SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows Reply George November 7, 2015 at 11:41 am # Thanks, I'm sure this will come in handy at some point.

By the time you ran SURT again, the issues reported were already fixed. Sometimes it may take running SFC a few times or at boot to fix some files in use though. system / boot files, I'd have to do a repair install anyway (at minimum). I thought of that, so plan on running a bootable AV scanning / cleaning tool.

Immediately after a Microsoft windows update it found corruption. Windows Update Senior Analyst | BleepingComputer Malware Response Team If I'm assisting you and I haven't replied to your thread within 3 days, please send me a PM and I'll reply So from the factory they were configured with windows 7 professional. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt).

This I cannot explain, like I said above, it's possible that the files gets fixed, but somehow gets corrupted again quickly after. With a fresh copy of Windows and nothing else, it is much easier to figure out what hardware is causing a problem. Thank you. It reveals the full path of each corrupt file and whether it was fixed or repaired successfully by SFCFix.Closing WordsConsidering that it is not clear how it repairs corrupt files, it

Or the repair is only temporary and something is trumping the repair and making it corrupt immediately after it is repaired. check my blog It has gotten confusing for me as the SFC/scannow has no integrity violations on the computer with the failed video card and SFCFix displays 2 corruptions that are important. Another bootable HDD diag tool I've heard of is hdat2 http://www.hdat2.com/. Code: copy %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log "%userprofile%\Desktop\cbs.txt" Windows Update Senior Analyst | BleepingComputer Malware Response Team If I'm assisting you and I haven't replied to your thread within 3 days, please send me a

Reburned the utilities that wouldn't run on the XP machine, using DIFFERENT burner & DIFF brand CDs. Reply With Quote 10-08-2015,12:08 AM #8 zbookwin7professional View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Registered Member Join Date Oct 2015 Posts32 Re: sfc /scannow corruption problems Downloaded and Thank you. http://2theprinter.com/sfc-scannow/scannow-needs-cd.php The computer can be reboot any time and the sfc /scannow results always display corruption.

If won't fit on a CD & has no DVD, then as far as slipstreaming, I guess we'd be looking at spanning disks on a windows install CD? Have had problems getting SOME, but not all, boot disk diagnostic utilities to run correctly. All Rights Reserved.

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When sfc /scannow was run on the first day of use it found corruption.

If still not, then try using OPTION ONE above to run the sfc /scannow command at boot If still not, then you could do a refresh of Windows 8, or run It seemed to accept that command, but sfc still wouldn't run. If you want the full cbs.log I can attempt to do that instead of the txt. The interpretation of the log files are rarely fully explained, and the fixes seem closer to patches than actually dealing with the OP's problem.

We'll go through the main troubleshooting techniques, using free tools from Microsoft and other manufacturers. In the links are images of administrative command prompt results for multiple sfc /scannow and DISM /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth The first sfc /scannow found corrupt files but was unable to repair It is currently on version 3.0.0.0, newer than the version you have archived here.Original download file: https://www.sysnative.com/niemiro/apps/SFCFix.exe Reply Martin Brinkmann December 15, 2016 at 8:04 pm # Thanks. http://2theprinter.com/sfc-scannow/scannow-sfc.php Then I entered: %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log "%userprofile%\Desktop\cbs.txt" Nothing appeared on the desktop.

Generated Tue, 31 Jan 2017 03:49:22 GMT by s_hp87 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.4/ Connection So archive it and upload it as soon as you can. If AV scanner finds nothing (& assume results are accurate), I'm not sure how much difference there'd be between choosing "scan & repair" w/ the HDD diag. When the scan is complete, hopefully you will see an all is ok message like the bottom screenshot below.

Also, command prompt gave me a not that said... That's a whole lot faster than reinstalling all software, drivers, updates - on & on. Reply With Quote 10-06-2015,10:35 PM #5 zbookwin7professional View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Registered Member Join Date Oct 2015 Posts32 Re: sfc /scannow corruption problems Let's get If you aren't having problems right now, review this article for ideas you might try in the future when problems inevitably crop up.

This is where I need your help. On this brand new computer the sfc /scannow never displays no integrity violations found. SFCFix reports two corruptions in the CheckSUR.log, so let's grab it. A sfc /scannow that follows a failed repair is always a successful repair.

I have absolutely nothing to do with that little gem, I wanted to say that so it was clear I wasn't pushing something for my benefit. Could also be partially corrupted disk, and corrupted parts include sfc & any necessary files it needs, if any. Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log.