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Anonymous
January 17, 2005 5:24:41 AM

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My system seems to be running well but as IE has had to close because of
errors a couple of times lately I thought I should run system file checker
(sfc /scannow) but when I put my XP Pro CD into the CD drive as prompted SFC
reported that the CD was "a different windows.product CD than the version
installed". I assume this is because I have installed SP2 but I don't know
how to supply SFC with the file set it needs to use as reference to check
the files currently used by Windows. I tried burning a copy of the i386
folder (from C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\) to CD as I thought that would
provide the proper filepath from the CD drive and the proper files/versions
but SFC didn't fall for that trick for one second. (in its place I would
have fallen for it in a heartbeat)

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Anonymous
January 20, 2005 1:53:57 PM

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"dgsam" <dgsam68(spamthis,!,,,)@cs.com> wrote:

>My system seems to be running well but as IE has had to close because of
>errors a couple of times lately I thought I should run system file checker
>(sfc /scannow) but when I put my XP Pro CD into the CD drive as prompted SFC
>reported that the CD was "a different windows.product CD than the version
>installed". I assume this is because I have installed SP2 but I don't know

No, SFC still uses the Windows CD. Files that have been updated are
stored on the HDD (folder WINDOWS\SERVICEPACKFILES). The SFC
automatically uses the newest file available.

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Anonymous
January 29, 2005 5:28:26 AM

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ty very much\
Anonymous
February 1, 2005 1:46:12 PM

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"dgsam" <dgsam68(spamthis,!,,,)@cs.com> wrote:

>ty very much\
>
You are welcome.

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