sfc & log info

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  1. rickory

    rickory Extraordinary Member

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    After running sfc I open the win/logs/cbs.log to find the scan results.It's all greek to me. sfc says it repaired some but not all files.Can anyone help with advice on getting a clear picture of the sfc scan & the repair actions?:confused:
     
  2. Celestra

    Celestra Former Moderator

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    Hi! Same results here. I have an untested idea. I was thinking of simply replacing the file with a picture of the file it had when it was new. What do you think? Of coarse, my computer did not have SP1 then. Seems like a lot of trouble to manually correct.
     
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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Using 'Google' I found this:
    Using the System File Checker (SFC) in Vista
     
  4. Celestra

    Celestra Former Moderator

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    :confused: That is what I used to get the results mentioned above. It fixed some files but could not fix everything. Then it referred to the cbs file (with that I'm on my own --kind of reference) And did not require the Vista Installation Disc. I've read on the forums that it is a good idea to fix the cbs file, but I don't know how.
     
  5. rickory

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    Thanks all. Still confused but don't think it's that important for me to know any more then I do now.
    Seems it is the nature of Vista not to keep things simple.
     

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