How can I check the integrity of my Windows installation?
Posted by Ken Janeczko on 22 January 2014 05:11 PM
To perform an SFC (system file checker) scan, please try the following:
-For Win8 Users: Open the Start Screen, and type 'cmd'. Right-click on the search result and select 'Run as administrator' from below.
-For VISTA/7 Users: click Start, in the start search field type 'cmd'. Right-click on the search result and select 'Run as administrator'.
-For XP Users: Click Start and then Run, Type 'cmd' and hit enter.
-VISTA/7/8 ONLY: If UAC is enabled, click 'Continue'
-Type: sfc /scannow
These links will give you more detailed, visual instructions:
When the scan is complete, and before you close the results window, please send a screenshot of it (in your support ticket if you have one). To get a screenshot, simply do the following:
- Get the information on screen that you would like to take a screen shot of.