Unable to repair Windows 2016 build 1607 using DISM

Tekola wells 1 Reputation point
2022-09-01T03:31:32.953+00:00

I have used the following DISM commands:

DISM /online /cleanup-image /ScanHealth

result: "The Component Store is repairable

DISM /online /cleanup-image /RestoreHealth (gets stuck with no percentage . Have to check DISM logs)

result: error 0x800f081f: The source files could not be found

Using the original ISO from which windows was installed, ISO mounted as F:, to act as a repair source.

DISM /online /cleanup-image /RestoreHealth /Source:F:\sources\install.wim /limitaccess
result: error 0x800f081f: The source files could not be found

Ran the Get Wim command to verify install.wim file.

also ran sfc /scannow does not show any integrity issues.

Try to use the Windows 2016 repair disk but it shows that it is a diffrent version .
Ran the above command in safe mode same errors.

Is there any thing else that i am missing. Because the version build is 1607. Not sure what is else if can do

Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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  1. Limitless Technology 39,416 Reputation points
    2022-09-02T07:43:52.587+00:00

    Hello there,

    This error message basically states that DISM was unable to find the files required to fix the online Windows image in their default location.

    Try to get the Windows 2016 iso and then try to run a repair upgrade. Before the repair upgrade try the below steps and see if they are helpful.

    Open the Start Menu, type cmd, right-click and Run as Administrator
    In the command prompt, type the following commands in the same order:
    dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup
    sfc /scannow

    Wait for these commands to run, then type in the following command and hit Enter:
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    Check if Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth works

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