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The computer is a HP 563W, that has the "restore" partition for Win. Then just click once on the Setup key. I have done a series of full diagnostics on the hardware. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? check my blog

Then just click once on the Setup key. No, create an account now. Michael Kanir likes this. to make sure all of your protected files are not corrupt.

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Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? wordsmith1776 Jan 8, 2005 #1 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Hello and welcome to Techspot. And as someone pointed out they copied i386 to C so it could look there, it won't, because sfc is not designed to look to C for repair, it wants the C:\xpsp3 when we are trying to make the folder a sub-directory of the i386 folder (C:\i386\xpsp3) ??????

solved Sfc/scannow corrupted files. Every single OS update you make (everything past your initial install) is ignored by "sfc". It uses the CABS on your disk, or those on you CD. How To Repair Windows Xp Corrupted System Files After fixing that error, I got a new error (and yes I am doing this as admin).

I said it could be USED as a TOOL giving a good programming INFORMATION so that an application could be written to do a far better job than 'sfc' does.so again Latest: JackMDS, Jan 16, 2017 at 6:37 PM Operating Systems Beyond Sferics! The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. try here Unfortunately I don`t think there`s much point in running the sfc because if it does find any errors it would just ask for the Windows cd, and since you don`t have

Then just click once on the Setup key. Windows Xp Sfc Command Not Recognized BUT IT DID NOT FIX THE PROBLEM. sfc /scannow at end of run wants CD2 Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by firstcomputersvc, Jan 15, 2013. Using the site is easy and fun.

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Running sfc /scannow computer is asking for wrong cd WFP calls itself without running a`Sfc /scannow' solved sfc scannow found corrupt files but wasnt able to fix.... A black box appears and disappears so quickly -- maybe a tenth of a second -- that I can't see what it contains and the system returns to the desktop. Sfc Scannow Windows Xp Without Cd Minimize it or wait for SFC's scan progress box to return to the forefront. Sfc /scannow Xp Recovery Console It doesn't honor the existence of official changes to the OS, like "Service packs", "Security Updates", Knowledge Base downloads, and such.

While running the "sfc /scannow" command if it prompts for the Windows XP CD for the path of the system files, please provide the following path: "C:\I386" This should resolve the http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/wi-fi-won-t-work-on-old-laptop-with-windows-xp.php Stay logged in Sign up now! If they did then RPC would not be set to MANUAL by default...and there would be an OS application that did all of this for you.This is the SENSIBLE thing to or do not. Sfc.exe Location

Do... Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT This would screw up your networking because your OS will still think that IP6 is installed. news I found out from Windows Internals, 4th Edition that the sfcfiles.dll file has the list of files that SFC.EXE scans for (you can view it with the Strings utility from SysInternals

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Boots May 22, 2005 #7 patio TS Maniac Posts: 482 I would contact HP...i'm sure they have the process documented.

After all, everyone installs things so they can sit unused and just take up space. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? So, if you installed "Service Pack", or "Knowledge Base" fixes, or "Security Updates", various bug fixes...say goodbye to them (except the fragments that will be left behind, since "sfc" has no Repair Windows Xp System Files Without Cd barleysingerFeb 24, 2014, 11:30 AM I'm not sure where sMc comes into it but are you running the sfc /scannow command from an XP CD in Repair mode?

Is there a way to point to that partition that works? Gustavus Golden Member Joined: Oct 9, 1999 Messages: 1,840 Likes Received: 0 The search function in Windows XP with SP3 installed started cycling endlessly so I decided to run sfc /scannow Register now! More about the author No, create an account now.

I usually don't have any problems followng nstructons,however you're not beng clear enough to me. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. 4 votes How To Use Sfc.exe To Repair System Files Started by usasma , Feb 02 2006 05:35 PM Everyone with a car, who gets a new dual fuel system for their car, should EXPECT to have to connect the gas lines for them self, after the mechanic is done.Microsoft Regards Howard :wave: :wave: Jan 9, 2005 #2 wordsmith1776 TS Rookie Topic Starter Re: running System File Checker w/out WinXP CD....just thought of something...

Can't find your answer ? I won't hold my breath!) back for clarification, as he did NOT give me any idea of exact command to type in the "RUN" window, to get "sfc /scannow" to look These things are needed for the machine to work, yet "sfc" acts like they are invisible. And why a Repair Install isn't a good way to get rid of malware. #11 RebateMonger, Dec 30, 2009 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show

Rather than going through all the gory details here, just visit this link: http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windo..._slipstream.asp It provides a detailed explanation of how to slipstream SP2 along with your Windows installation CD.__________________________________________________________________________To fix BECAUSE of the existence of the system registry, and what can be done USING IT - it is entirely possible (not even that hard really) to wander through the registry (with Because "sfc" can seriously screw up a PC. Edited by usasma, 10 May 2008 - 10:15 AM.

This is a serious "no brainer" as a basic necessity.When you install parts of the OS (pick one of them) the default setting for the services are WRONG.