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Solved: Does XP Have a File Repair Tool?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Hulk701, Jan 30, 2007.

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  1. Hulk701

    Hulk701 Banned Thread Starter

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    I remember that when I used Win98 it had a system file repair tool. You just put your disk into the CD tray and navigated to the bad file it Win98 would replace the file for you from the original Cd.

    I have SP2. Does XP have a similiar tool? Where is it?

    thanks,
    HULK
     
  2. bonk

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    you can go Start>>Run type sfc /scannow click OK...............have your O/S CD handy
     
  3. yankeebean

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    yes it does,

    goto

    start, run, type - sfc / scannow (note the spaces theses must be included as with 98 will will be prompted to load your xp disc
     
  4. Hulk701

    Hulk701 Banned Thread Starter

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    Thanks!

    Problem solved!:D
     
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