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Posted: January 31st, 2009, 8:26am Report to Moderator
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what is sfc/scannow and what does it do? just sounds like something i would like to try   thanx
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Posted: January 31st, 2009, 2:43pm Report to Moderator
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It checks for, and where necessary, replaces corrupted or missing system files. Depending on your install set up, you might need your original Windows XP disk to successfully run it.
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Posted: February 4th, 2009, 2:17pm Report to Moderator
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And just to make sure you've got it right, you'll run it from START, Run and you'll type "sfc /scannow" and then hit ENTER.  Note there's a space between sfc and the /scannow.

sfc stands for system file checker (put here so the search engines can find Snakeyes' answer.)
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