1.    23 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 70
    Windows 10

    Strange-DISM SFC work in safe mode, but not in regular boot?

    Curious where the issues could be. I posted last night that when I was trying to run DISM or SFC a small second window would appear and close and then the processs would not start at all. It would just sit there and do nothing. The other thing is I could not close those cmd windows where sfc and dism were not working even via task manager. I was going to do a reset of windows, but I thought I would give something one last try. I booted into safe mode with networking and dism and sfc ran perfectly and completed. I am at work right now. I haven't tried to go to desktop on regular boot. I was going to do a couple more sfc dism when I got home to make sure things were fixed. My question is what could cause dism and or sfc to run perfectly in safe mode, but not on regular boot?
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  2.    23 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

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  3.    23 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 126
    windows 10

    Uninstall Antivirus and try it again.
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