Windows Defender Update Allegedly Breaking Down sfc /scannow on Windows 10

A number of Windows 10 users are reporting that fixing corrupted files with sfc /scannow no longer works, and the culprit appears to be an update that Microsoft shipped for Windows Defender.

While initiating a scan with the Windows System File Checker built-in tool in Windows 10 seems to be working as expected, the process eventually fails with the following message displayed in the Command Prompt window used to launch it:

“Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. For online repairs, details are included in the CBS log file located at windirLogsCBSCBS.log. For example C:WindowsLogsCBSCBS.log. For offline repairs, details are included in the log file provided by the /OFFLOGFILE flag.”

But as per BP, users posting in this <a href="https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/system-file-check-defende… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.