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    My sister has an old XP PC that was running slow and I tried system file checker on it in the hope it would help. It took over four hours to run and it requested the XP disk be inserted shortly after it started and I inserted it. Now I am wondering if I did the right thing. Will the files that are repaired be older files than what would be on the PC with XP SP3? Should I try to install SP3 again or just let it go as is and hope for the best?

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    Have a look through this article for a bit more in-depth explanation of the scannow command, process, and other possible workarounds.
    Scannow SFC Article by Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP 2010
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    Thinks for the link, Clint. That cleared everything up and eased my mind. John

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