How do I fix corrupted files in Windows 10?

If you are getting system errors, Windows 10 becomes too slow, or if you are getting files corrupted error or file is missing error after booting into Windows 10, this post will help you repair Windows 10 system files.

A file in Windows 10 may corrupt due to numerous reasons. It may file got corrupt due to virus and malicious third-party software. It might you tried to modify the system file, and it got corrupt. You could not shut down your PC properly due to power failure, and the file may corrupt. The best way to fix a file is by repairing it.

Windows 10 offers tools to check and repair corrupted system files. The best part is that you don’t need to install third-party software or download Windows 10 ISO.

To fix these problems in Windows 10, there are two commands available, which you need to run as an administrator using Command Prompt. You can use these commands to automatically repair corrupt files on Windows 10 PC.

Executing these commands will not make any changes to your personal files or folders, such as documents and pictures saved on your PC. Furthermore, these commands will not make any changes to your Windows 10 settings.

SFC and DISM file repair tools not only fix corrupt or missing files, but it can also help you resolve common Windows 10 issues and errors.

How to rebuild corrupt or missing files in Windows 10?

To fix the common errors of missing or corrupt files, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the command prompt with administrative privilege.

To open the Command Prompt with elevated rights, click on the Start button and type CMD. Right-click on the Command Prompt entry and select the Run as administrator option to open Command Prompt as administrator.

Step 2. Click the Yes button when you are prompted with User Account Control (UAC) dialog box.

Step 3. In the Administrator Command Prompt window that opens, type the following command and then press Enter key from the keyboard:-

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

Windows 10 may take several minutes to complete the operation. Once it is completed, you should get a message on the Command Prompt window “The restore operation completed successfully. The operation completed successfully.”

Step 4. Now, type the following command on the Command Prompt window and hit Enter from the keyboard:-

sfc /scannow

Again wait for several minutes to complete the scanning process.

If the above-mentioned steps do not help, you can restore your Windows 10 operating system to a previous date.

That’s all!!!

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