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DISM fails. Worked once, but SFC was failing. Now DISM fails on restore

I have a really strange problem similar to this, but not the same. I started with sfc /SCANNOW and got the error: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. ...
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Server fails to properly boot/SFC will not run

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that has a failing RAID controller. Unfortunately, this machine was not being backed up. It would appear it corrupted some of the Windows drivers and the machine will ...
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How does sfc repair the dllcache backup directory?

According to System File Checker (sfc) Documentation sfc will follow certain procedures to determine whether a system file is corrupt. If sfc discovers that a protected file has been overwritten, it ...
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How do I repair the corrupted files found by sfc /scannow? “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them.”

In Windows 7, after running chkdsk C: /F /R and finding out that my hard disk has 24 KB in bad sectors (log is posted below), I decided to run Windows 7's System File Checker utility (sfc /scannow). ...
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How do I analyze the 'CBS.log' file generated by the 'sfc' command to detect corrupt files in Windows 7?

I have some problems with my Windows 7 system so I've ran sfc /scannow. I'm getting this message: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and was unable to fix some of them... I also ...