sfc /scannow problems

  chippy+ 13:52 07 Dec 2007

Hi I am trying to get sfc to scan but I keep getting told it is the wrong disc, it is a legal copy I have 2, xphome oem without sp2 and full copy of xphome with sp2 which i am useing the cd works in the xphome /sp2 but wont work on the oem which has worked many times before, the cd and dvd on the pc are working ok any ideas Chippy

  keef66 14:07 07 Dec 2007

I have oem XP disk and SP2 disk, and running sfc I have only ever needed the first one

  chippy+ 14:25 07 Dec 2007

Hi keef66
thanks for the reply it is the full disc i have always used as the oem dose not have sp2 i have never had any trouble in the past it just happened this morning i have a full acronis backup
but would liked to have sfc working Cheers Chippy

  johndrew 14:50 07 Dec 2007

Does this help? click here I had a problem where sfc /scannow was giving me problems and I found the location details in the registry were wrong. If you follow this to the letter it should work.

  chippy+ 15:23 07 Dec 2007

hi johndrew
just great took about 10 secs thanks your a star

  Stuartli 18:27 07 Dec 2007

As you appear to have a CD and a DVD optical drive on your system, you should make sure you are using the D drive (if one is a rewriter it will be D).

It's easy to forget that a ROM drive will be the E drive...:-)

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