How to Fix Corrupt Windows System Files
Has your computer been behaving abnormally recently? If you feel that your PC has become buggy and has too many errors, you may have too many corrupt or missing Windows system files. Luckily, it’s often possible to fix these errors with the help of a command line utility called Windows Resource Protection. This utility will scan your PC for corrupted and missing system files and will try to fix the errors in your system files.
How to Run the Windows Resource Protection Tool
To use the Windows Resource Protection utility, follow these steps:
- Log in as the administrator
- Click on Start, go to Administrative Tools and select Command Prompt (Admin)
- Use the following commands:
sfc /scannow to scan your system and attempt to repair corrupted files
sfc /verifyonly to simply scan for errors without running any repairs
Hopefully, this will fix corrupt Windows system files and make your computer more stable. If it doesn’t, try running our recommended Windows repair tool to scan for system errors and repair them in one click.