Thank you all guys:
I am indebted to you guys to help me understand the workings of my Win7 x64 PC and how to fix it, rather than the drastic responses I read on Win File corruption at answers.microsoft.com
who say that userrs should do a Repair Install.See Run Win Setup while in Windows so the user File and programs are 'merged' with Current user Programs and Files.
Tekno Venus has just replied to a thread you have subscribed to entitled - SFC /scannow cannot repair files - in the Windows Update forum of Sysnative Forums.
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A huge thanks to **tom982** (View Profile: tom982 - Sysnative Forums
) and **niemiro** (View Profile: niemiro - Sysnative Forums
) who helped me out on this one Basically, your corruptions were not being fixed because of the way windows compresses files. To help save space, some of the files in the winsxs folder are compressed. However, on some systems, the files are not compressed. It depends on the exact configuration and hotfixes installed on the computer.
of your corruptions are related to Windows Games, have you done
anything that could potentially have cause this? It's too much of a
coincidence for all of these to be corrupt by chance. I can fix it, I
just want to establish any potential cause before I do so that it isn't
reverted to the corrupt state.
It seems that the files in my winsxs folder are compressed, and the ones in your folder are uncompressed. Hence when I replaced the files, I was giving you compressed ones, which SFC was not expecting, and therefore still producing errors that they were corrupt. I have now obtained the uncompressed versions from tom982, so here is the fix.
Thanks again. DonB/dbseven