Windows 10: fix corrupt files

  1.    24 Mar 2015 #1

    fix corrupt files


    I apparently got one or some corrupted files during last update... Computer Win 7 Pro works fine but sfc/scannow etc including install repair wont fix.... will Windows 10 install fix these??
    thanks
    toim
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  2. Posts : 25,538
    Dual boot: Windows 10 Home Insider Build 16179 & W8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center
       24 Mar 2015 #2

    Welcome to Windows TenForums, wingman 1800.

    Not sure what you're trying to accomplish. Could you please be more specific? Such as upgrade from what? Your system specs says 8.1.

    Advise not to upgrade anything to 10, for it's a preview in the works. Better to install as dual boot, VM, or test machine.
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  3.    24 Mar 2015 #3

    wingman1800 said: View Post
    I apparently got one or some corrupted files during last update... Computer Win 7 Pro works fine but sfc/scannow etc including install repair wont fix.... will Windows 10 install fix these??
    thanks
    toim
    If you know your current install has problems, I would not do an upgrade to a new OS as it will almost certainly fail and cause you problems.
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  4.    24 Mar 2015 #4

    will Windows 10 install fix these??
    Probably not ... but maybe -- if these are files that are replaced outright during a Win10 installation.

    If I were you, I would do the following:
    1) Install Macrium Reflect and do an image backup of your current install to an external drive. Use the option to create restore boot media.
    2) Do a test "upgrade" of Win7 to Win10
    3) See if that fixes the file corruption problem
    4) If it does, decide if you want to stay with Win10 for a while, or go back to Win7
    5) If you decide you want to go back to Win7, then restore your Win7 install from the MR backup.

    Since both MR and Win10 are free, all you've lost in the process is some time.
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  5.    24 Mar 2015 #5

    I am refering to the Microsoft windows automatic updates, sfc/scannow worked b-4 but now find errors it can not fix. I have tried all recomended fix but no luck... but computer seems to work fine... tried using ext backup copy to restore to b-4 updates...... scannow then works but when updates applied..... I then have same problem... and tried uninstalling updated one at a time and that did not work. Was just wondering if ... when it becomes available... If Win 10 would help..??
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  6.    24 Mar 2015 #6

    Was just wondering if ... when it becomes available... If Win 10 would help..??
    No one, not even MS, knows today exactly what Win10 will have in it when it becomes available.

    What you can do for now, to see if the current version "fixes" it, is to do what I suggested in post #4.
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  7. Posts : 25,538
    Dual boot: Windows 10 Home Insider Build 16179 & W8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center
       24 Mar 2015 #7

    Hi there. Perhaps there is a store corruption. SFC uses the store to fix files, but if the store is corrupt it cannot do so. Here's a tutorial. If it's 7, there are links there.

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html
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  8.    25 Mar 2015 #8

    Here's a post about making DISM and SFC work in Win10: How to repair your system files using Dism and Sfc in build 10041 - Windows 10 Forums
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