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dism.exe commands in windows server 2008 R2

Am I missing something with the commands below?

1. dism.exe /image: <drive letter>: \ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions

2. sfc /scannow /offbootir= <drive letter>:\/offwindir=<drive letter>:\windows

the first command gives the message--missing servicing command.
the second command does not run successfully either.
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Mohlalefi
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
On my Windows 8.1 machine, I did the following:

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth which took a while to run and said files could be fixed.
and then
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth which took another long while and fixed the files.

Then SFC ran without errors.

You might try the first command to scan and see if it produces results. I have not used the revert command you posted above.
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MohlalefiAuthor Commented:
John, where did you run the commands from ? I cannot log on to my Windows server 2008 R2, and I am running these commands from the system recovery options cmd prompt, in an attempt get bad patches off my image.
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Hmmm, you did not mention you could not log on. I ran the commands from a command window in a running system.

The subcommands I posted are DISM commands like you are running. Try the restorehealth command to see if it run or if it produces the same error.
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Mohlalefi  - Thank you and I was happy to help.
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