How to correct corrupted file in Windows 10

Some Windows users have found some corruption after running an SFC scan that detected an issue with the file, but failed to fix it. This problem is found in Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

Windows uses this file to “remember” the ADO restrictions used for client scripts with Microsoft’s built-in JScript. In most cases, you will find this file in one of two places:

C:Program FilesCommon FilesSystemado
C:Program FilesCommon FilesSystemmsdac

After careful examination of this particular problem, it turns out that the problem is related to some kind of corruption of the system files that affect the operating system’s ability to restore ADO restrictions.

Now that you know what causes this problem, here are some solutions that affected users have successfully used to get rid of this problem.


What is the cause of file corruption in Windows 10?

What is the cause of file corruption in Windows 10?

The error “ file is corrupted” can be caused by a virus. So, before applying any method, the first thing to do is to check your computer for viruses. If the antivirus program you have installed is able to find the malware, have it remove it immediately.

Sometimes your system is infected with malware, which tends to cause system crashes as well as errors. Therefore, a full system scan is necessary to remove malware from your computer. This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problem related to corrupted file. Check them one by one.


To fix corrupted file in Windows 10

To fix corrupted file in Windows 10

Scanning your computer for viruses

Many users have confirmed that scanning their computer for malware has solved the problem with the corrupt adcjavas they have encountered. A simple and effective computer scan for viruses and other malware is the first step in troubleshooting.

Performing a DISM and SFC scan
  1. First, type cmd in the search bar and right-click on the command prompt.
  2. Then click the “Run as administrator” button.
  3. If you are asked for an administrator password or confirmation, feel free to enter the password or click the Allow button.
  4. Now you can enter the following command and press Enter: Dism.exe /online /cleanup-image / restore health.
  5. The command process may take a few minutes. Wait patiently, then restart your computer.
  6. Open the command prompt again as an administrator.
  7. Type sfc / scan now in the window and press Enter to start analyzing the SFC.
  8. Leave the command line window open until the command is complete.
  9. If you get a message that Windows Resource Protection has detected corrupted files but has been unable to recover some of them, try rebooting your PC in safe mode and run the command again.

Many users report solving the problem with corrupted file by running DISM and SFC scan. DISM uses Windows Update to provide the files needed to fix the problem and creates a log file that records all problems found or fixed by the tool.

Normally, you do not need to run both commands. However, if the DISM command cannot be run correctly, checking the system file can help fix a corruption error in the file.

Was the scan command stopped before the process was completed? Don’t worry, we have a simple solution for you.

Keep your system up to date
  1. Go to the Windows Start menu.
  2. Go to Settings -> Update and Security -> Windows Update.
  3. There you will see all available updates.
  4. If you find unavailable updates in the list, just install them now.
  5. Finally, restart your computer to complete the update process.

Many forms of file corruption seem to be related to not having the latest updates installed on your computer. Windows 10 gives you options on how to get the latest updates to keep your PC running safely.

Follow the steps above to manage your options and update your system. Most users who have encountered the problem at have reported that one of these solutions solved the problem, and we hope you find them helpful.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Use the SFC tool.
  2. Use the DISM tool.
  3. Run the SFC scan in safe mode.
  4. Run the SFC scan before you start Windows 10.
  5. Replace files manually.
  6. Use System Restore.
  7. Reboot Windows 10.

  1. Open a command prompt as an administrator. To do this, press Windows + X on your keyboard to open the Win + X menu and select Command Prompt (Admin).
  2. When the command prompt opens, type Chkdsk /f X: and press Enter.
  3. Wait for Chkdsk to scan the hard disk partition.

  1. Scan the hard drive to repair corrupted files.
  2. Use the CHKDSK command.
  3. Run the SFC / scan now command.
  4. Change the file format.
  5. Recover corrupted files from previous versions.
  6. Use the online file recovery program.

  1. Insert the installation media into your computer.
  2. Boot from media.
  3. On the Windows setup menu, click Next.
  4. Click the Restore Computer button.
  5. Select Troubleshooting.
  6. Select "Advanced options."
  7. Select "Command Prompt".

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