How to Repair an INF File

by Charles Poole

The INF files on your Windows operating system are used for setting up software, hardware or your operating system. When the INF files aren't working properly, you will not be able to load new software or hardware onto your system and you might experience loss of data. Repairing INF files is not very hard when you use the built-in tools on the Windows operating system. These tools will allow you to repair your files and get your computer back up to speed.

Click on the "Start" menu at the bottom of your computer screen.

Click on the "Run" bar in the menu.

Type "sfc /scannow" into the bar and press the "Enter" key on your computer's keyboard.

Wait for the program to scan your computer and restore your INF files.

Restart your system for the changes to take effect.

About the Author

Charles Poole holds a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from Appalachian State University. He started freelancing in college for local publications in Boone, N.C. and is continuing his career through online freelancing with a specialization in affiliate marketing, blogging and SEO.

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