How to scan and fix windows corrupted files?

As we know many of us are working on windows operating system and most of the PC users are using windows operating system. Because of its user-friendly feature. As focused on users experience Tele Trick Mania Provides you many guides and trick in windows OS and now we have one more great information. Now we are Guiding about “How to scan and fix windows corrupted files.” If you getting start up error, some file missing the error or corrupted file error then your should scan your system it may due to virus attack or any other reason may happen. It happened sometimes while installing some third-party application. When your windows files get corrupted then your system start misbehaving or giving an unknown error. If you don’t have antivirus then you should install that one otherwise you have reinstalled your OS. This scan is operated in windows 7, 8 & 10.

How to scan and fix windows corrupted files?

Scan And Fix Error

Many errors of windows OS will be solved by knowing its error code and you don’t have to reinstall your OS. Personally, I recommend you to don’t reinstall your windows OS. Try to solve the error if you to getting not a serious error. Regarding this, your PC should have to virus affected free PC otherwise those errors may occur again. For how to fix corrupted windows error in windows 7, 8 and 10 SFC command is very helpful without harming your data.

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Whatever, the reasons or issue matter is we are unable to access our files with our current operating and it’s getting an error will accessing our system. And here is the solution regarding their error with easy steps.

How to scan for corrupted windows system files?

Step 1

Click on Start Button or Press Windows button then search for PowerShell.

Step 2

There you will Windows Powershell and now Right Click on that then click on Run As Administrator then click on Yes.

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Step 3

Now PowerShell command will open and then type this command “sfc /scannow” and it will start scanning your system.

Step 4

Your PC will show the error with the fixable error or not. Then you need to fix then file and for that, you need to type this command

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth 

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Step 5

Windows will start fixing the files and you should be patient in the process. It will take some time for completing the process.

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Step 6

Now here we need an ISO file which should extract, mounted or we can bootable media like USB or CD.

       Step 6.a

For extract – Use WinRAR for Extract

For mount – Deoman Tool

Make Bootable Drives- See Here

Step 7

Now Come to the PowerShell and type this command.

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:wim:D:\sources\install.wim:1
Note: – Replace the letter D with your windows installation media or Bootable media location where extracted or inserted in your drive.

Step 8

After that enter, this command sfc /scannow and then will see yours are repaired successfully.

This command helps you when you can access your system. The next is for when you can’t access your system file.

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Method 2 for scan and fix windows corrupted files

When you can’t access your file and want to repair your corrupted file then you need a bootable media device.

Step 1

Insert windows 7 installation disk or bootable media (USB or CD) in the disc drive then restart your system.

Step 2

Press Any Key when you promoted.

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Step 3

In the next step, you need to Select Language, Time And Keyboard and then click Next.

Step 4

Then click on Repair your computer.

Step 5

Now click on Troubleshoot to continue your repair.

Step 6

In the next step click on Advance Option and then click on Command Prompt.

Step 7

Here in the command prompt, you need to enter the command and that is “dir” with the drive letter and here you need to find the actual partition where your windows OS is installed. The actual partition carries directories named as the program file, user, windows etc. Now type this command and hit enter.

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Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]

Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

X: \Sources>dir C:

 Volume in drive C has no label.

 Volume Serial Number is 5CB2-60B6

 Directory of C:\

03/15/2017  12:51 PM    <DIR>          Preflogs

02/26/2017  04:17 PM    <DIR>          Program files

03/15/2017  11:08 AM    <DIR>          Program files (x64)

06/07/2016  12:09 AM    <DIR>          user

06/07/2016  12:09 AM    <DIR>          windows

               0 File(s)              0 bytes

              5 Dir(s)  38,844,862,464 bytes free

X: \Sources>dir d:

 Volume in drive D is

 Volume Serial Number is 0EB3-12A2

 Directory of D:\

12/26/2016  10:29 AM   <DIR>   Tele Trick Mania

11/17/2016  01:13 PM   <DIR>      New folder (2)

               0 File(s)    0    bytes

               2 Dir(s)     157,052,928 bytes free


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It will help your find the actual partition where your window is installed. Here C: drive is an actual partition and here we are going to work on that drive.

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Step 8

Now you need to run the “SFC” command with actual partition drive letter which we found in the previous step.

sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\windows

Remove C with your actual partition drive letter and wait until task will complete.

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Closing Words

These methods help you to scan and fix corrupted windows files. These are the easiest methods and they don’t carry any large requirements of any things. I hope this article is helpful for you as our previous guides are. You all are going to love these tricks. Try these steps if you all are getting the issue like that. If you have any question is this can fix error in other operating systems like windows 10 then yes it can be. Or if you want to permanently fix the error in windows 7,8, &10 then it might help you If not then please share your problem with us in the comment box.

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