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[Solved] How to Fix Corrupt Files of Windows System

In fact, in many cases, we are not careful with the use of Windows systems, often shut down illegally, or shut down directly. All in all, such a shutdown has greater damage to the system, and it also has greater damage to the machine.

Another situation is that many people use a lot of optimization software to do a lot of optimization on the system. The above operations are likely to cause system file corruption, resulting in some unexpected errors.

What if the windows system file is corrupted? In fact, we do not have to worry too much, we still have a solution.

The method is very simple, you only need a simple repair command, you can complete the repair. If you want to recover lost corrupted files, we have a solution too.

If you want to know more about corrupted files, you can refer to fix corrupt PDF. If you want to know about video corrupted, you can refer to repair corrupt video.

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1Use SFC Tool to Look for the Corrupted Files of System

If you doubt that your system files are corrupted, you can fix them by using the SFC tool. This is a command line tool, and it will scan your computer and repair any corrupted system files. To start SFC tool, you need to follow these steps:

Step 1: Press Windows Key and R key to open Run dialog, then type cmd in the search box

Step 2: Type sfc /scannow and press Enter.

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Step 3: The repair process will now start. Don't close Command Prompt or interrupt the repair process. The repair process can take a while, so wait patiently while it completes.

After the repair process is finished, you'll see Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations message if your system files aren't corrupted. However, SFC tool can't always fix corrupted files, so keep that in mind

If you want to view SFC log, you can do that as well. To do that, follow these steps:

Step 1: Press Windows Key and R key to open Run dialog, then type cmd in the search box to open Command Prompt.

Step 2: Type findstr/c:”[SR]” %windir%LogsCBSCBS.log >”%userprofile%Desktopsfclogs.txt” command and press Enter. By doing this, you'll create a sfclogs.txt file on your Desktop.

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Step 3: Open the sfclogs.txt and check the results of SFC scan.

Note: This log file contains only information related to SFC scan that is performed in Windows.

2Use DISM tool to Repair the Corrupted Files of System

If you can’t run SFC tool or if SFC can’t repair corrupted files, you can try using DISM tool instead. DISM stands for Deployment Image & Servicing Management tool, and it’s used to fix any corruption problems that can prevent SFC tool from running. Just like SFC, DISM is a command line tool that is used to repair system files. To run it, you need to follow these steps:

Step 1: Press Windows Key and R key to open Run dialog, then type cmd in the search box to open Command Prompt.

Step 2: Type DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and press Enter.

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Step 3: Repair process will now start. The repair process can take 10 minutes or more, so be patient and don’t interrupt it.

Step 4: After DISM tool repairs your files, restart your computer.

When your computer restarts, you need to check if the problem is resolved. If the issue still persists, run SFC scan again.

3Restore System to An Earlier State by Using System Restore

System Restore is a useful feature that will restore your system to an earlier state. If you are unable to fix corrupted files, you might want to consider performing System Restore. To do that, follow these steps:

Step 1: Right-click the Start button, then select Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Backup and Restore.

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Step 2: Do one of the following: To restore your files, choose Restore my files. To restore the files of all users, choose Restore all users' files.

Step 3: Do one of the following:

To look through the contents of the backup, select Browse for files or Browse for folders. When you're browsing for folders, you won't be able to see the individual files in a folder. To view individual files, use the Browse for files option. To search the contents of the backup, select Search, type all or part of a file name and then select Search.

4Recover Lost Corrupt Files by Using Fonelab Data Retriever

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Below is a step-by-step guide.

Step 1: Run this software

Firstly, you need to download, install and launch this data recovery software on your computer.

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Step 2: Scan data

On the main interface, choose corrupted files type you want to recover and the location where your corrupted files lost. Then click Scan button to start a quick scan.

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Step 3: choose data

Once the scan process is complete, documents in any kinds of formats will be displayed in the window. Choose corrupted files type on the left panel to look for your needed corrupted files. Alternatively, you can use Filter feature to quickly locate the corrupted files.

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Step 4: Recover data

Mark the items you want to recover and then click the Recover button. The selected items will be saved to your computer.

Tip: If you don’t find your missing corrupted files, you can choose Deep Scan to try again. It will take more time to complete the whole deep scanning process, but it will give you more results.

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Conclusion

Run the SFC command when troubleshooting a defective Windows system. SFC works by scanning and replacing changed, lost or corrupted files of system. Even if the SFC command does not fix any files, running it will at least confirm that no system files are corrupted, and then you can continue to use other methods to troubleshoot the system.

If you want to learn more about corrupted files recovery methods, you can refer to recover files from Windows.

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