sfc /scannow does not work

Posted on 2010-08-15
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
sfc /scannow

There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete

i have run this many times after restart and does not work

I have run combofix, malewarebytes and norton
Question by:rgb192
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Qlemo earned 2000 total points
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It doesn't make sense to run sfc /scannow several times in a row. Did you just reboot without doing it again?

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by:Dhiraj Mutha
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Goto RUN prompt and type cmd (command prompt) and then try if its not running it may give error message
(You must be an administrator running a console session in order to use the sfc utility.)

if this is case please try to find the CMD file ( Default location is : c:\windows\system32)
Right click on cmd and select Run as Administrator, once its open then try the command "SFC /scannow" without quot.  

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