Getting Resource Protection Couldn’t Start Repair Service while running the System File Checker Tool ? This is Basically Occur if the Trusted Installer or the Windows Module Installer service is not Running or Stopped Responding. This service has full access to Windows Resource Protection files and registry keys and needs to be running in order to restore missing or corrupted system files. If you Are Also having issue like this while running SFC Utility here apply bellow solutions.

While windows 10 upgrade process, Third party application / Uninstall or due to any other Reason if the Windows Resource Protection (WRP) file is missing or is corrupted windows start misbehave. To Deal problems like this windows have a System File checker Utility which Scan and Restore or repair corruptions in Windows system files. But Some Times users Report SFC don’t start with Error Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service. Lets Apply bellow solutions To get rid of This.

Fix Windows Resource Protection Start Error

As discussed This Error mostly Occur, If the Windows Module Installer (Trusted Installer)service is not running. To fix this we need to start the service again.

Check Windows Module Installer Service Status

Press Win + R, Type Services.msc and hit enter key. Here on windows Services scroll down and look for service named Windows Module Installer. Check if its running Then right click on the service and Select Restart. If the Service is not running Then double Click on it, On new pop window change the Startup Type Automatic and Start the Service next to Service Status.

Check Windows Module Installer Service Status
Check Windows Module Installer Service Status

Now Click Apply And ok to make Save changes. Again open Command prompt As administrator then Type sfc /scannow Check This time System file checker Start the Scanning process without any error.

system file checker tool
system file checker tool

Fix Resource protection Error using CMD

Also you can Check And Start The Windows Module Installer Service using command prompt, To Fix Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service on Windows 10 By fallowing Bellow steps.

First Open command prompt As administrator, Then Type command bellow and hit Enter key.

sc config trustedinstaller start=auto




you should get a Success message like “[SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS

After That Type command net start trustedinstaller And hit enter key. you will get message  windows modules installer service was started successfully As shown bellow image.

net start trustedinstaller
net start trustedinstaller

Once the service is started, run System File Checker and see if it works.

I hope After Start the Windows Module Installer Service you can easily Run SFC Utility without getting Any error like Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service. Still Have any query Suggestion About this post feel Free to discuss on comments bellow. Also Read Fix Unable To Upgrade Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

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