Microsoft has launched a brand new Home windows Defender replace that fixes an points with SFC /scannow detecting corrupted Home windows Defender PowerShell recordsdata.
In July, a definition replace for Home windows Defender would trigger the SFC /scannow command to fail with error stating that “Home windows Useful resource Safety discovered corrupt recordsdata however was unable to repair a few of them.”.
It seems that these corrupt recordsdata have been comparable to a hash mismatch for the Home windows Defender PowerShell recordsdata.
In a current assist bulletin replace, Microsoft has acknowledged that they’ve launched a brand new Home windows Defender replace and as of model four.eight.1908, this concern has been resolved.
“This concern is mounted within the model four.eight.1908 replace of Home windows Defender. After this replace is utilized, PowerShell recordsdata which might be a part of the Home windows picture usually are not modified, and the SFC instrument now not flags these recordsdata. Web-connected computer systems that subscribe to the Home windows Replace channel robotically obtain and set up this replace.”
Based on quite a few customers at Wilders Safety Boards, although, simply putting in the replace is just not sufficient.
Along with the brand new Home windows Defneder replace, customers can even have to the run the next DISM instructions to ensure that the problem to be totally resolved:
DISM /On-line /Cleanup-Picture /CheckHealth DISM /On-line /Cleanup-Picture /ScanHealth DISM /On-line /Cleanup-Picture /RestoreHealth
Should you have been beforehand having the problem with sfc /scannow, give this repair a attempt to let us know if it really works.