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I have Windows SBS 2008 R2 use it as file server and i missing some system32 file, so i need to repair it but I don't know how repair/restore this file.

Can anyone help me?


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Boot from the original setup disk. Select "Repair Windows". It will open a command prompt. From there enter:
sfc /offbootdir=[boot drive path] /offwindire=[windows path]
This command is commonly:
sfc /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindire=C:\Windows
This will scan for all files that are missing or corrupted and should fix them.

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thanks for reply i try to fix it by that command but i got this message "windows resource protection could not start the repair service" note : i dont have backup for system thanks – husam Al-khalili Mar 30 '10 at 8:15
@Hossam: That error indicates that sfc was not started in offline mode (hence it's looking for a service that doesn't exist in offline). Make sure you entered the command as it appears (or with the drive letter changed where appropriate). – Chris S Mar 30 '10 at 13:36

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