Troubleshooting: ‘You must be an Administrator running a console session in order to use the SFC utility’
When you try to run the sfc /scannow command at the command line to find and fix errors, you often get an error message like “You must be an administrator working in a console session to use the SFC utility”.
Don’t panic, because the command line can sometimes display errors, which is perfectly normal. It can display errors when running any command, and sfc /scannow is no exception. However, there is a very quick and simple solution to this problem. To solve this problem, you have to run the command line as an administrator. Let’s see how to solve this problem.