troubleshooting Question

Windows 10 DISM - risks?

LICOMPGUY asked on
Windows OSWindows 10
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Hey there

I have a couple of win 10machines here and there that fail on sfc /scannow.
I did a Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth  
I think I ran a Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth  (not sure what the diff is between this and the above)
Lastly RAN - Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Once run, I reran sfc /scannow and it repaired errors.
I was then able to  download install updates

QUESTION- is there any risk at all when running ism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth  - can it render a computer unstable/unbootable? or it simply would fail before touching anything.

have sfc /scannow errors, and can't repair on a critical computer - can't risk an outage on this win10 machine


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