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How to Add SFC SCANNOW Context Menu in Windows 10

If some Windows functions aren’t working or Windows crashes, use the System File Checker to scan Windows and restore your files.

The SFC /SCANNOW command scans the integrity of all protected system files and replaces incorrect (corrupted or modified) versions with correct Microsoft versions.

This tutorial will show you how to add a SFC SCANNOW desktop context menu in Windows 10.

The SFC SCANNOW context menu will allow you to quickly run a SFC /SCANNOW command as needed.

When SFC runs in Windows, it logs its actions into the C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log file. The SFC scan details log item in the context menu will create a sfcdetails.txt file on your desktop to see only the specific SFC entries with the [SR] tags filtered from the CBS.log for the SFC scan log details.

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