Windows OS Errors Fixed with sfc /scannow

These steps help with troubleshooting and fixing the following Windows operating system issues and errors:

  • Class not Registered
  • All Microsoft applications fail to boot
  • All icons fail to start and CMD reboots of explorer.exe fail
  • Can’t start Settings in CMD
  • Slow interactions or boot up

Troubleshooting Resolution:

  1. Open CMD as an administrator.
  2. Run sfc /scannow to verify system files.
  3. If the sfc scan came back with errors, reboot the system and repeat the process until there are no longer any errors. Then proceed with instructions.
  4. If files come back with no errors then proceed to run the following command to restore the default settings for all .dll functionality: for /f %s in (’dir /b /s *.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %s
  5. Reboot the computer.