Resolve Windows 7/Windows 2008 R2 Integrity Issues

How to use the System File Checker in Windows 7

System File Checker (SFC) is a utility will check the integrity of your Windows 7 Operating system. It will check for the damaged, corrupted or changed version of files and replace it with the original version of that file.

To use the System File Checker you need to have the elevated permission. Open the command prompt with elevated permission or you can see Administrator command prompt. Once the command prompt is opened you can see the title as
Administrator Command prompt

Type the below command to run the system file checker from the administrator command prompt

sfc / scannow

and hit the enter button to start the scan and the scan will check the windows system files, so it will take some time to complete. In the mean time it will show the percentage of completion.

Once the scan is completed it will show Windows Resource protection did not find any Integrity violations , otherwise if it shown that you have problem in the system and it could not able to fix the issue.

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