If you are unsure that your system files are corrupted by any means say – malwares, ransomwares, viruses or any malicious codes, you can check if they realy are corrupt. Once you check those files, should you find them corrupted, we got a solution to fix this issue as well.
First, let’s run System File checker to see if you have any corrupted system files.
- Click Start
- Type: CMD, from the results, right click CMD
- Click ‘Run as Administrator’
- At the Command Prompt, type: sfc /scannow
This will check for any integrity violations and fix any corrupted operating system files.
Restart your system
Now run chkdsk:
1. Disable any security software before attempting to upgrade or do a clean install.
2. Make sure your computer is updated (devices and applications)
3. Disconnect any external devices before installing.
4. Check your hard disk for any errors:
Type: CMD, from the results, right click CMD
Click ‘Run as Administrator’
At the Command Prompt, type: chkdsk /r /f
When you restart your system, your computer will be scanned for errors and attempts will be made to correct them.
Last Update: September 15, 2017
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