Although its rare, every once in a while some Windows system files will become corrupted and report errors. You will be receiving messages of missing DLL files or some other errors indicating that a system file has been corrupted. A restart often fixes the problem but if it doesn’t, you can use the System File Checker which attempts to repair your Windows files while the system is running. Read our guide below to learn how to run System File Checker on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1 to fix corrupted files.

How To Fix Corrupted Files with System File Checker on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1

1. Place your XP, Vista, or Windows7 CD in your Cd/Dvd drive
2.Now Click start
4. In search bar Type in “sfc /scannow” (without “) Now it should all load, and fix all your corrupted file on Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 OS
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5,Now the system scan will begin scanning for corrupted files and repair it if necessary.

6,Once the system scan is done, a message will appear whether any system file was corrupted. To exit the command prompt, simply close the window.

The System File Checker scans for any system files or dll errors and attempts to fix it without forcing a system reboot. If you’ve done all virus checks, troubleshooting and defragging and if Windows still reports errors, you can use the System File Checker.


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