Fix: Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service

Seen an error Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service? This has been seen by a lot of Windows users when they are trying to run System File Checker (sfc /scannow). It stops the command from running properly.

There are some effective ways to fix this error. In this post, we have compiled a list of troubleshooting methods for it. So take a look at them below!

Run the System File Checker in another path

Step 1: Press Win + R on your keyboard.

Step 2: Type “cmd” and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter on your keyboard.

Step 3: Enter the following command:

C:\windows\sysnative\sfc /scannow

Your System File Checker should work now.

Restart the Windows Modules Installer service

Step 1: Press Win + R on your keyboard.

Step 2: Type “cmd” and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter on your keyboard.

Step 3: Enter the following commands:

sc config trustedinstaller start= auto
net start trustedinstaller

Step 4: Try running the sfc command and see if this works for you.

Has any of the fixes above worked for you? Or do you have other effective solutions to this error? Tell us by leaving a comment below!

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