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Offline Rick

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SFC scan help
« on: July 22, 2015, 12:40:43 am »
I installed win to C:\ "now corrupt"
I installed a clean copy to E:\

how to run SFC to get the good files back to c:\

I know, I should know this one, to tired to tink about it with my other workload these days

thanks in advance
« Last Edit: July 22, 2015, 08:59:39 pm by Rick »

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Re: SFC scan help
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2015, 02:55:41 pm »
Are you talking about two separate drives or partitions ?

I think I'd be inclined to run a command prompt as an admin and enter chkdsk to see if it reports any KBs in bad sectors.

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Re: SFC scan help
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2015, 03:17:45 pm »
You also have to be logged into the current windows that you want sfc to scan.

The windows 7 recovery disks that a person with a MSDN subscription can get can do a sfc off a drive, but that is because it connects to the registry and files for it, if you cant access the drive like that it wont give the option either.

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Re: SFC scan help
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2015, 08:57:25 pm »
Ahhh, Nope, I been resourcing the matter more carefully...

we should be able to load on one drive; install to or even upgrade to C:\ from E:\ win7 program
in this case; we installed twice; once on E:\ and once on C:\
as MSFT won't do it for us; we use E:\ as the source for keeping our SFC C:\ clean and free from errors.

we don't always need/have/lose the install disks handy when we have installed from the hard drive; so fixing the SFC issues are non existent otherwise unless we run combofix;

after we install win7 to "E:\"  we have a clean copy of windows; therefore running SFC against that directy should clean up the boot drive c:\ in this case

command example would be able to from c:\ SFC /scannow\ /offwin=c:\ /offwinload=e:\

so yes, it should be able work just fines if we know the rightr command to give;

and, we might have interest to update to ten if we had the same pop up message on our screen as we do with win 7 in vista MSFT
but, not likely...
« Last Edit: July 22, 2015, 09:06:32 pm by Rick »