System File Checker (SFC) in Windows 11

In this post, you will learn about System File Checker (SFC) in Windows 11 and how you can use it.

System File Checker (SFC) in Windows 11

System File Checker is a useful tool Windows 11, that checks for problems with files on your system. It is built-in tool in all advanced version of Windows such as Windows 7, 10 and now 11. This tool helps you in checking the files, debugging the errors and repairing the system files.

By the end of this article, you will know about SFC and how to access them and how to run a scan using SFC in Windows 11.

By the end of this article, you will know about SFC and how to access them and how to run a scan using SFC in Windows 11.

To run the SFC in Windows 11, follow these steps:

  • Search for Command Prompt in the search box in the task bar.
  • Right-click on the command prompt and Select Run as administrator.
  • Enter the following command in the command prompt 

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restore health

  •  It may take from few minutes to 30 minutes to complete the process.
  • When the operation is completed, enter sfc /scannow and press Enter.
  • When the verification is completed message is displayed on the screen, exit the command prompt.

Once the process is complete, restart the computer.