How to restore Windows Vista system files

Article:TECH94845  |  Created: 2009-01-01  |  Updated: 2009-01-13  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH94845
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



How to restore Windows Vista system files


How to replace a missing or corrupted system file or driver


Solution



Extract the file using the automated System File Checker

    1. Click Start and type in the search box cmd
    2. Right-click on cmd under programs and choose Run as administrator
    3. In the User Account Control pop-up choose Continue
    4. In the command prompt type the following:

      sfc /scannow

    5. Press ENTER.



Technical Information
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