How to replace a Corrupt Windows System file

There are number of system files available in Windows which helps the Windows to operate correctly. If these files are in good condition, you will never get slow and annoying response from your computer. If your system is running slow and some applications are not working properly, it means some of your Windows files are corrupt and you have to find and replace them. Corrupt system files often leads to the BSOD (blue screen of death) and crash.

Steps to check correct and replace corrupted files

Here are some simple steps to replace a corrupted system file to avoid conflictions.

The very first step is to click on the start button, now go to accessory and click on run button. Now you are in command mode, normally you will get a black screen window. Now type CD c: /, now you are in the root directory. Now you just have to type SFC/Scannow to scan the corrupt files.  This command will scan all the files under root directory with a % sign with all the files. After the completion of scan, it will show you a list of all corrupt Windows files. It will also tell you that system can repair them or not.  If it can repair then it will do it automatically otherwise restart the computer and after boot up go to Microsoft website and enter in support page, you can post your queries and you can also find solution posted before.

Clean and replace Windows system files using system utilities

Sometimes your PC is infected with virus or due to some disk failures, some system files get corrupted and slowdown your system. You can repair and replace these corrupted Windows System files using system utilities like CHKDSK or scandisk. When you run these applications, in the duration of around 20-30 minutes, they check all the corrupted files and repair them.

To perform or run these applications you just have to follow these simple steps:
You can run this application using run command in command mode: click on the “start” button now go to “CMD”, type CHKDSK it will start disk checking. If you are not comfortable in using command mode then right click on C: / drive and go to tools property. There you can find check disk utility and click on that. It will perform disk checking operation and also repair them. After this disk checking process is done then reboots your system and you will get an optimized and improved PC.

Tips and warnings

If steps described do not help you then contact a good repair person. While performing these steps be careful because you can delete some important system files that will lead you to the OS crash or any other trouble. Sometimes you accidently delete system files then you have to format the system and re-install all your programs.

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