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Old 01-23-2006, 11:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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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??

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go to start, run, type msconfig, go to startup and post a screen shot, it might be in the startup now
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I was just about to post a screen shot when I received a reply from another Tech Forum website....that said to run sfc /revert , and it worked!!!
It does not start up anymore...
Thx alot for your assistance!!
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We got a 2 timer on here, I see how you are
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LOL.....When it comes to fixing computers...one needs to keep their options vast!!!

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Also, I recommend NOT using sfc /scannow unless you are having problems. If you are trying to fix something that isn't broken, you may actually be causing a problem by breaking what it is that was never broken to begin with.
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Also, I recommend NOT using sfc /scannow unless you are having problems. If you are trying to fix something that isn't broken, you may actually be causing a problem by breaking what it is that was never broken to begin with.
I agree with this..I have had nothing but problems running that tool.. Everytime it either always prompts for the XP cd every now and again or boots up like this guy was experiencing. When I think something is that screwed I have found it better to use the REPAIR option by booting from the XP disc. This might just be me though
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