If the system files in your Windows 10 computer become corrupt and the System File Checker (
SFC /scannow) is unable to reinstate the critical system files, it’s due to corruption of Component Store located at the
C:\Windows\WinSxS directory. This directory contains the files needed for SFC utility to restore missing or damaged system files. The Component store stores all the Windows system files grouped by components and as hard links.
This post tells you how to fix Windows 10 if some system files or the component store are damaged. Continue reading