xp verify files

  chippy+ 11:03 21 Apr 05

hi can anyone help i am getting a message some protected files have been changed windows cannot verify these files insert your xp cd i am also getting these as errors in event log this has just happened as the event log was clear yesterday and the pc seams to be working ok if i use the cd with sfc do i need to reinstall sp2 if so can i reinstall on top of existing version
thanks for any help chippy

  BurrWalnut 14:01 21 Apr 05

You won't need to reinstall anything, just go to Start, Run and type in “sfc /scannow” (not the quotes but the space) and have your WinXP CD ready to put in the drive, should it be wanted.

If the main Windows set-up screen appears and covers the progress bar, just close it. If SFC doesn’t work, the RPC locator service needs to be started in Start, All Programs, Administrative Tools, Services.

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