Solved Is my Windows 10 installation completely in order ?

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December 27, 2015 at 04:32:00
Specs: Windows 10, Intel Core i3-4005U CPU @ 1.70GHz
Does microsoft have a checking program for its files ? Are they all there ? Are they all in order ? If not such a program would be useful.

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December 27, 2015 at 06:23:04
Yes: it's called SFC - System File Checker and is par of the M$ OS family from Vista upwards. and it's part of the OS and thus "free..."

These links will tell you more abut how to use it:

http://tinyurl.com/qzeahhb

http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...

http://tinyurl.com/jpknf3s


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December 27, 2015 at 10:32:34
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Willem1933 forgive me for hijacking this post ....

Speaking of SFC, I do not believe every files in a fresh windows installation are entirely protected system files. If this is not so, anyone out there are welcome to prove me wrong.

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User

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December 27, 2015 at 10:57:00
XpUser... you're not hijacking... far from it... Doing what you do and very well too with your comments/suggestions - solutions etc..

You could well be correct in your observations. I have generally presumed SFC applied to all system files; but then - who knows...

SFC at least allows a staring point if nothing else...

I have feeling our OP may have been suckered by a utility (s)he installed and which is now claiming there are problems galore re' system files.

(S)he has a second post immediately after this about "that" utility - and which comes across as classic con utility...


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#4
December 27, 2015 at 14:34:46
trvlr - you are absolutely right - I guess I was chugged from too much leftover Eggnog when I wrote Willem1933 forgive me for hijacking this post ...

Anyway go HERE to see what else you can do if SFC detects but cannot fix a problem (in your case, replace missing DLLs as you reported in your other post HERE.)

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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