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Solved: 'Windows File Protection' question

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cway, Jan 23, 2006.

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  1. cway

    cway Thread Starter

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    I run the sfc /scannow (Windows File Protection) utility once every couple of months. But after i ran it this last time, I noticed that after I restart my pc, it (sfc - utility) automatically starts running.
    Can someone please assist me with correcting this??

    Thank You!!
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Try this, from a command line enter:

    sfc /revert

    Also verify that this registry key is correctly set, if present, (run: regedit):

    System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
    Value Name: SFCScan
    Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
    Value Data: 0 = disabled, 1 = scan every boot, 2 = scan once
     
  3. cway

    cway Thread Starter

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    Thx a bunch Rollin' Rog....I ran the SFC /revert and restarted...and it did not start up...

    I really appreciate the help!!
     
  4. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    :cool: :) (y)

    I'll mark the thread "Solved" -- but for future reference this is available to you in the Thread Tools menu as well.

    You're most welcome!
     
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