sfc /scannow

  jimmer409® 13:44 08 Oct 06

cannot run on my desktop, says you must be admin (i am) and run from a console session, help appreciated

  AndySD 13:46 08 Oct 06

Windows Key and R

Type in cmd

click OK

Type in sfc /scannow

hit enter

  jimmer409® 13:50 08 Oct 06

thanks, tried that, no good still says i must be the administrater running a console session to access

  AndySD 14:06 08 Oct 06

Windows XP Pro or XP Home.

Do you log in with a password?

  jimmer409® 14:11 08 Oct 06

xp home, yes login with password, don't like to have different user accounts, but granddaughter is serious hazzard to my computer.

  jimmer409® 14:12 08 Oct 06

what is a console session??

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:31 08 Oct 06

boot to safe mode

log in using administrator account

and run sfc /scannow

  jimmer409® 14:54 08 Oct 06

thanks fruit bat, yes tried that, got error 0x000006ba rpc servier is unavailable

  AndySD 14:58 08 Oct 06

Run an up to date virus check if you have one if not try Housecall click here

  jimmer409® 16:25 08 Oct 06

done that, still getting the rpc error

  AndySD 16:40 08 Oct 06

Go Start then Control Panel coose Administrtive tools then Services scroll down the list and make sure both Remote Procedure Call (RPC) and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator services are set to automatic.

Reboot and try sfc in the command Prompt again.

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