1.    11 Sep 2015 #1
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    sfc - corrupted files but could not fix them.


    Hi,
    This is a fresh install of Windows 10 and when i run sfc/scan now i get the message that there is corrupt files.

    Ive done a reset and a in Place upgrade both which failed to fix the problems.

    I've ran some commands in command promt, can't remember the one, but one is like restore health and they fail.

    I have no idea how to fix these corrupt files
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  2.    12 Sep 2015 #2
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    The sfc scan, you need to run in an elevated command prompt and may have to run it 3 times with reboots in between each time. What error message did you get when you ran the Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth ? If you got the message that it couldn't locate the source, you need to mount the ISO file, or put the installation media in and look in the sources file for either the install.wim or install.esd, whichever you have. Then, for instance if your ISO or media was assigned the drive letter D and you find you have an install.wim, for example run the command
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:wim:D:\sources\install.wim:1 /limitaccess
    Or, if you find you have an install.esd run the command

    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:esd:D:\Sources\Install.esd:1 /limitaccess
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  3.    12 Sep 2015 #3
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    edit: I see where i went wrong first time.

    Trying again
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  4.    12 Sep 2015 #4
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    All good,
    sorted it out and i dont have any corrupt files now

    Thanks
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  5.    12 Sep 2015 #5
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    That's great, I'm glad to hear it.
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  6.    12 Sep 2015 #6
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    Does this work with Windows 7?

    Do i need SP 1 media?


    As i have corrupt files on Windows 7 too, and Search on Windows 10 doesnt want to work for me
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  7.    12 Sep 2015 #7
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    sfc will work, DISM will not.
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  8.    26 Mar 2016 #8
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    I seem to be having this problem again, and following the above methods don't fix it.
    I use the source command looking for instaill.wim and I get error that it cant find source.

    I hear the cd start spinning when I run the command
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