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Question: Check Disk \ Auto Check Alternatives

Sup ppl?

I've been trying to get chech disk to run on startup for about a month now with now succes. I've searched the net constantly and tried tons of different approaches, but they all failed for me.

Anyway, I keep getting a baloon popup saying I should run chech disk because I have errors. I was hoping there's any type of software I can buy/download that will do the same thing as Check Disk, as in fix errors and bad sectors on disk.

Thanks in advance ppl.


-Des

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Preferred Solution: Check Disk \ Auto Check Alternatives

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Check Disk \ Auto Check Alternatives

Well...? I'm sure there must be some available.

-Des

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Sup ppl?

I've been trying to get chech disk to run on startup for about a month now with now succes. I've searched the net constantly and tried tons of different approaches, but they all failed for me.

Anyway, I keep getting a baloon popup saying I should run chech disk because I have errors. I was hoping there's any type of software I can buy/download that will do the same thing as Check Disk, as in fix errors and bad sectors on disk.

Thanks in advance ppl.


-Des

Answer:Check Disk \ Auto Check Alternatives

There isn't any such software??

-Des

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Anyone know if Vista's Check Disk is any good? If not, are there any alternatives which do a similar job?
 

Answer:Check Disk & Alternatives...

I'm no expert on chkdsk or Vista (I use XP) but I would think that the diagnostic tool from your drive manufacturer would do the job. Most of them will check and repair the file structure in addition to the drive's overall health and integrity.
 

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Hi -Have you changed or added anything recently, or had any type of infection on the computer ? ?Go > Start Accessories > Command Prompt and Right click on it > Select Run as Administrator > Then type scf /scannow and press Enter -This "should" only take about 20 to 30 mins and will check your System Files -Next do the same, but type chkdsk /r and follow any prompts and reboot your computer - The 5 stage check may take from 1 to 2 hours depending on your system, but please let it finish -Thank You -

Answer:auto check program not found-skipping auto check

If sfc /scannow doesnt help then try thisDownloadAutorunsExtract and launch autoruns.exeAllow the scan to run,click on FILE-SAVE Filename:Autoruns.txtsave as type:textUpload the file to wwww.filedropper.com and post the link here

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I get this blue screen error "Auto Check Program not found - Skipping auto check" each time that I boot up. What's the cause and how can a fix it?

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Question: auto disk check

When I start my computer and after the boot screen a blue screen appears [can?t fiend file disc check cancelled] and then starts windows any answers?

Answer:auto disk check

looks like windows is trying to do a disc check.go to my computer right mouse click on your drive,properties,tools and tick for the computer to do a volume check and see if it works.

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Question: auto disk check

whenever i turn on my desktop(win xp), it always checks disks for inconsistency(as if pc has not been shut down properly), inspite of the fact that i always shut down it properly. what is the solution for it??

Answer:auto disk check

Let the scan run twice. If it comes up clean, the message shouldn't appear again or conversely your HD might be going.

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Hello!

So I recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium on an Acer Aspire 5349. I've been having a bunch of issues with it since the install.

Firstly, When I boot, it takes me to the "Disk Check" screen and tells me that one of my disks needs to be checked for consistency. However, the disk in question isn't something like "C:" or "D:" it's "\\?\volume{c4afec15-cb60-11e4-9583-806e6f6e6963}". The disk check also automatically cancels. It doesn't prompt me with the usual " Press any button to stop the disk check" option, just straight to " Disk check has been cancelled"

When I eventually get to the desktop, I get the screen " Windows detected a hard disk problem ". I look at the details and I'm told that my C:\ drive has been reporting failures. When I check the status of the disk via the Disk Management tool I'm told that all my partitions are healthy.

When I actually use the laptop, it's very slow and frequently freezes. It takes a while to catch back up and sometimes these freezes lead to a BSOD. The BSOD message was KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR. I checked the event viewer and it also seemed that before certain crashes I would have driver controller error on an IDE Port. I've attached a picture of the disk check screen, event viewer, and memory dump. I apologize about the quality of the pictures, I couldn't screenshot the images on the actual laptop as it was freezing and crashing too often.

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Answer:Frequent Freezes, BSOD, Disk Check auto cancels, and Hard Disk Errors

Code:
DISK_HARDWARE_ERROR: There was error with disk hardware
Ensure all data is backed up, then run the DOS version of the LONG test of SeaTools, and report the result:
SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use

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Hey, Thanks for taking the time to take a look at this.

My computer froze during a shutdown and when I turned it back on it ran a checkdisk and removed some files. Now when I try to run a few games, or try to run some programs like teamviewer or even dxdiag.exe I get this error:

[application name] - System Error

The program can't start because dxgi.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.


I tried going to microsoft for help but they wanted me to pay them over $100 to fix the problem and I don't have much extra cash. Hoping someone on here would help!

Also I am unable to install drivers at the moment. They just freeze once I click start. I tried to redownload directX but the microsoft website keeps sending me to a page to install windows 10 instead.

I also tried sfc /scannow which did not fix the problem and this:
C:\Windows\system32>dism /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 6.1.7600.16385

Image Version: 6.1.7601.18489

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..Completed running scanhealth, check logs at %windir%\logs\CBS\Checksur.log

The operation completed succ... Read more

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Hello AllPlease let me know how can i check the free space in d drive without human intervention and also can i set a threshold for free space for example if the space in d drive is less than 2 gb a alert will be prompted on the screen on windows xp.

Answer:auto check disk free space Without human intervention

Without human intervention? That's beyond my scope.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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If you like Chrome?s speed and simplicity, but disgust at Google tracking you, or Firefox?s addons and tweaks but hate the Australis, here are some alternatives to these two browsers that borrow the parent browser?s stuff, but fix the bad parts.

Best Firefox Alternatives:

1. Pale Moon

Pale Moon is my favorite alternative to Firefox. Like Chromium is to Chrome, Pale Moon is a slimmed down version of Firefox, focusing on speed more than tweaking, however, it still has the giant about:config tweaks and a large collection of Firefox addons, so what?s not to like to this speed demon? Oh, and no Australis! Yay

2. Waterfox

Umm? Err? Did I mention that Firefox has no 64 bit version? Whatttt

Waterfox comes to the rescue with a 64-bit Firefox, and nothing else. Same version, but 64 bit. Right now there?s no Australis, but it probably will follow suit, but just downloading it for the 64-bit fun would be worth it!

3. Comodo IceDragon

Comodo is your friend when it is lockdown time! IceDragon is a lock down version of Firefox and it works! The awesome interface, tons of addons, and tons of borrowed tweaks are still in. Again, Australis is not included!

What Not To Use:

-Flock It?s discontinued, period.

Best Chrome Alternatives:

1. Chromium Builds

Chromium isn?t based on Chrome, it?s vice versa, so applaud to the granddaddy of them all

You aren?t going to get PPAPI Flash and PDF Reader and missing out on Auto-Update, but it?s small price to pay for a... Read more

Answer:Like But Hate Chrome and Firefox? Check out These Alternatives!

Opera is the best for me in all categories
 

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Running the Computer Check Disk Function
Step 1
Determine whether you are using Windows XP or Windows Vista. XP users can simply click on the "Windows Start Button" and then go to the "Run" link. Once run pops up type in "CMD" and hit enter which will cause the MS DOS prompt to appear. Type in "CHKDSK /r" which will check for hard disk errors. Vista users need to click on "Start" then go to "Accessories" followed by "System Tools" and then run the MSDOS program followed by "CHKDSK /r"
Step 2
Insert your restore CD if errors are found and not fixed by the check disk function listed above.
Step 3
Turn your computer off and then back on. You'll be asked to hit any button to boot from your CD; press any key. You will then be asked if you want to install a fresh version of your OS or "Repair" a current copy. Choose the "Repair" option and allow the computer to go through the necessary steps.
Step 4
After the repair function has run, turn your computer off and then back on. Wait and see if the computer shuts down again. If it does not shut down, your computer's restore function has fixed the file, which was probably caused by a bad system file.
Fixing Computer Shut Downs Via The Power source
Step 1
Check if your power source is properly connected inside your computer. Your power source is the large box that your computer's power cable plugs into. If this connection becomes loo... Read more

Answer:How to check for disk errors using Check Disk

Very useful share angelcotty

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when starting, the following message - autocheck program cannot be found, then attempts to reboot and on and on and on...

Answer:xp home ed. auto check???

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Originally Posted by toyotamike


when starting, the following message - autocheck program cannot be found, then attempts to reboot and on and on and on...

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I have my own FTP site. People FTP files to my site, but I have to go into the site to look and see if anything is there to collect.

Does anybody know of a commercial software package that will automatically/regularly check to see if anything is there?
 

Answer:Auto-check FTP site

what operating system is your web server running? if it's NT or 2000, you could create an administrative alert everytime the contents of the ftp-root directory changes.

other than that, i'm not sure.
 

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In the Microsoft Works Word Processor, (Vista) when using the spell check, I accidently clicked "ADD" on a mispelled word, and now it is in my dictionary.
Can you tell me how to remove it?
 

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I want to setup Outlook to automatically dial online every hour to check for new email messages. I have found how to setup Outlook, but I cannot get Dial-up Networking to automatically dial without prompting me for my password. I know there is a way to store the password and have it auto connect. How can I do this?
 

Answer:Auto check for messages

If you are bypassing the windows password when you login (in other words, just hitting "cancel" instead of using a password) your password list will not load with Windows. Therefore, your dial up networking password will not be available, and you will need to enter it manually.

To stop this, either use a Windows password, OR, better & easier yet, leave the box blank and hit OK instead of cancel. This will result in you not having to have a windows password, and allow your password list to load up. Once you have done that, you should be able to save your password in dial up networking and automatically connect however you have it set up in Outlook.

Hope this helps!
 

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When my computer starts it says something like autontfs program not found skipping auto check. How do I turn this off?

Answer:How to turn off auto check.

Do you, or did you recently, have Diskeeper installed on your system?

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Whenever Outlook Express 6 is open, messages in the Taskbar indicate it's checking for mail quite frequently (unless I'm working offline, in which case it keeps telling me it couldn't).I like to choose when to check for mail, (& do it through Mailwasher). Can I stop the automatic checking?In OE6 Tools-Options-General, 'Check for new messages every .. minutes' is unticked (& always was).It's only happened since upgrading from an older Internet Explorer/Outlook Express.(Using Win98SE).

Answer:How to stop auto mail check in OE6?

Try ticking the link, close OE, open it and then untick the link.

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By mistake, the automatic check in start was deleted.any chance to reactivate, download it somewhere, somehow?thanks

Answer:Reload AUTO CHECK- N500?

Could you try to explain what you mean by "auto-check"? Do you mean Check Disk (chkdsk)?
 
If it helps you, post in French and copy / paste a translation from translate.google
 
google.translate;  
 
Pourriez-vous essayer de vous expliquer ce que vous entendez par "auto-contrôle"? Voulez-vous dire Check Disk (chkdsk)?

Si cela vous aide, après en français et en copier / coller d'une traduction de translate.google
 
Disclaimer; googles French - not mine

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My question is we have a table of trucking companies. In that table there is also a check box to mark whether they are 3rd party or not. We are using this table as a validation for another table so only the trucking companies we put in can be used in a drop down list (auto complete or whatever). So they also want the 3rd party checkbox in the other table to auto check based on the trucking company name. Is this possible?

I am pretty good with access but this is something i've never done and trying to come up with a phrase to ask google to help me is not giving me the results i am looking for.

Here is the quick and dirty.

User A goes into enter a new work order. He chooses a trucking company from the drop down list which validates off the trucking table. Also in the trucking table there is a checkbox marking that it is a 3rd party company. There is a checkbox on his table that we need to auto check since he picked a 3rd party trucking company.

Can anyone enlighten me as to how this can be done?
 

Answer:Access: Auto check a box based on company name

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Is there a way I can setup Auto Spell Check for all users? Like force it from the server?

Thanks.

Answer:How to setup Auto Spell check in Outlook

use word as email editor. in oulook, tools | options, mail format.


there's also an option in the other tab that forces a spell check before sending.

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"autochck.exe not found- SKIPPING AUTO CHECK", my computer keeps saying this when it starts up. It boots up properly but before it gets to the login in screen it shows the message then starts all over again. It is a windows xp, and i do not know what caused it to do that. I have no idea what i need to do to fix it and i don't want to earse eveything on my computer since i have important files on it that are not replaceable. The only thing that i can access is the BIOS, since I'm unable to get into the log in screen or anything else. I need someone's help for this because i have no way to get to anything on my computer. I'm very desperate to get it fixed if anyone could help me. For now im forced to use the library to try and get things done which is a hassle and unconvienent since im a senior in high school. Can some one please help me?

Answer:Autochck.exe Not Found- Skipping Auto Check

Hi and welcome to BCTake a look here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic7746-3.htmlIt may help you. Regards,Extremeboy

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Can anyone point me to documentation that explains in detail how spell check/auto-correct works in Windows 10? For example, (1) How does it handle multiple installed languages? and (2) What applications does it work in? (On my installation, it works in the compose mail window of OE Classic but not in Notepad or Wordpad.)
Thanks

Answer:Documentation for spell check/auto-correct?

Spell check and the language settings for that are almost always per application unfortunately.

More:
Notepad Spell Check Add On By Spell Check Anywhere
(not free)
Does WordPad or Notepad Have Spellcheck? | Chron.com
interestingly suggests this should apply for notepad, wordpad. That doesn't happen for me despite:
Ideas here:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...64d99b5?auth=1

My preliminary thought: this seems to be sthg that was meant to be available, but doesn't, unless I've broken it!

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I've been trying to start up my computer, but whenever I start booting it up a message appears saying "Autocheck program not found- Skipping auto check" but that flashes to a blue screen that says "Fatal System Error" Then around 2 1/2 lines of coding, and then "System has been shut down"

Does anyone know what seems to be the problem?

Answer:Problem starting up-Auto Check program

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Can you boot into Safe Mode?

Try this:
Place your windows cd in the cd rom and boot to it. You may need to change the boot sequence in the BIOS.

1. Boot off of a Windows XP CD. Press R to get to the recovery console.

2. Press 1 to log onto Windows then press Enter. You will need the administrative password to get into to command prompt. If the administrator password was blank press enter.

3. Type: chkdsk /r

4. When the disk check is done type: Exit

5. Take the Windows XP CD out. Boot the system.

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At work my station runs on w98... and we use outlook 2000 for emails.... i can't get the auto name check to work!!!! The 1 where when you type part of persons name, and then tab onto message window (this is when auto complete should work) nothing happens.
i have ticked the check box for this in options....
any ideas??????
 

Answer:Solved: Auto check names in outlook 2000

Hiya

I've moved you to Web and Email for more response

Does this help:

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=296407

Regards

eddie
 

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using windows vist home priem comes on after microsoft bar starts at start up black screen saying error message smrdg-auto check not found can u tell me if i can delete packard bell digital imager at start up plz
 

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For the last few weeks, every time I start up my laptop I receive the message that "The auto check feature of Toshiba Service Station has expired".

I've tried re-installing/repairing the program but it hasn't made any difference. It still seems to work but I find this annoying and I'd like to resolve the issue.

Thanks for any advice.

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Hello, all, and thank you in advance for the assistance. I am currently working on a customer's Toshiba Satellite C55 running Windows 8. Upon initial review, it was obvious that the machine was badly infected with numerous junkware and adware. Per our standard operating procedures, I backed up relevant data and restarted the machine in safe mode. Junk programs were uninstalled via CCleaner, scanned using MBytes, made copies of registry and repaired using CCleaner, cleaned up HDD using CCleaner, and restarted to Windows 8 (regular). Up to this point, all programs are installed from a flash drive. Typically, upon restart from safe, we run ESET Online Scanner. However, I noticed immediately that Chrome was giving me the "Could not connect to proxy server" error. I checked setting in Chrome to find that the "Proxy" tab was grayed out. I opened Internet Options from control panel -> Advanced -> LAN settings to find, as I had assumed it would be, the Proxy button selected. I deselected the Proxy settings, re-selected Automatically Detect Settings, and clicked OK. Same error from Chrome. Checked LAN settings again to find Proxy checked. Following this, I ran ComboFix, to no avail. Basically, every time I deselect Proxy settings (and even when I delete all Advanced Proxy Settings fields), something is automatically selecting it again. I have a few days to complete this, so no big rush. I really appreciate the help.

Answer:Proxy Server Auto-Check (Infected Machine)

Hey, Please post the Combofix log. Please download FRST (by Farbar) from the link below and save it to your Desktop.Download Mirror #1If you are unsure whether you have 32-Bit or 64-Bit Windows, see hereDisable all anti-virus and anti-malware software to prevent them inhibiting FRST in any way. If you are unsure how to do this, see THIS.Double-click FRST.exe/FRST64.exe (depending on which version you downloaded) to run it. (if you have Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8: Please do a Right click on the FRST icon and select Run as Administrator)When the disclaimer appears, click Yes.Click Scan to start FRST.When FRST finishes scanning, two logs, FRST.txt and Addition.txt will open.Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of both of these logs into your next post please.

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What is thissremcom.exe program not found skipping auto check.this appears just when windows loads but before the desktop shows[attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:sremcom.exe program not found skipping auto check.

Download ComboFix? by sUBs from one of the below links. Be sure top save it to the Desktop.Link #1Link #2**Note:  It is important that it is saved directly to your DesktopClose any open Web browsers. (Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc) before starting ComboFix.Temporarily disable your antivirus, and any antispyware real time protection before performing a scan. Click this link to see a list of security programs that should be disabled and how to disable them. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.When finished ComboFix will produce a log for you.Post the ComboFix log in your next reply.Important: Do not mouseclick ComboFix's window while it is running. That may cause it to stall.Remember to re-enable your antivirus and antispyware protection when ComboFix is complete.If you have problems with ComboFix usage, see How to use ComboFix----------Download from DDS by sUBs and save it to your Desktop.Vista users. Right click on dds and select Run as administrator (you will receive a UAC prompt, please allow it)* Double click on dds to run it.* When done, DDS.txt will open.* You will receive another prompt after a while. Click Yes at the prompt and for the next scan to complete.* When done, Attach.txt will open.* Please copy and paste the contents of DDS.txt and Attach.txt in your next reply.

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Hi, I've tried a lot of things but nothing is working, I would greatly appreciate any help. About two months ago a blue screen would come up and then shut my computer down, which I've been able to work around. Now, not sure if it's connected, but it's not reading my cd drive (won't eject or read it in my burner), disk defragmenter says "Disk Defragmenter could not start", and check disk says "Windows was unable to complete the disk check." I've tried some things I've found on the web including running check disk from cmd which ran but didn't change anything; the volume came back not dirty, and I checked the logical manager and all in the services section. Thank you for your time.

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As of late my PC has been going very slow, stuttering, freezing for a minute occasionally, and sometimes when I restart I get a disk read error that requires me to turn the PC off and on again. I ran check disk using command prompt, it got to 12% before it said it had found corrupt files, now it gets up to 37% verification before it finds corrupt files but cannot repair them.

I tried running system repair from the windows 7 disk, but it fails. I've used western digital to run tests on my hard drive, but there were no problems found.

dont know how to fix this now, i've been told its probably the hard drive failing but the scan says otherwise. I can really tell how it takes a lot longer to boot up, log in, even open internet browser takes a lot longer than before.

help appreciated

Answer:Check disk failing, disk read errors, blue screen, computer going slow

Are you running the Western Digital Data Lifeguard CD ISO (extract first) burned to CD using WIndows Image burner, then booted to run the Extended Scan? This should give you a definitive diagnosis of the HD, which appears from the Disk CHeck to be failing.

If the HD checks out I would do is try a perfect test Clean Reinstall to the same or another HD to know for sure.

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Hi everyone.

Going crazy with this. So about 2 weeks ago, my "intel rapid storage technology" software gave me an error. I opened it and saw that one of the disks (2 disk array) in my Raid 0 array, had an error. I reset it back to normal and left it. Then I started to get pop ups saying that files were corrupt over the course of the next few days. My OS still worked and everything worked as usual, except my sound card. I have no more sound from anything plugged into the jacks, only USB connected audio works.

So, I attempted to run a check disk to fix said errors, but I get a message that the drive is not accessible due to a recent software package install "error 766f6c756d652e63 3f1". I went into my system restore and all restore points are gone, except one. When I click on it, it says the drive is not accessible.

Today, I installed 2 new 1TB hybrid drives in another Raid 0 volume (yes I know...but that's what I am using for now). When I went to write the system image, it said the disk had errors and to run a check disk first......which I can not.. I clicked ignore and let it go and write the system image with the errors. When it is done, do you think that I will be able to run a check disk on the new drives (2nd array, since it will not be inaccessible) to repair the errors that it wrote from the bad disk?

I am not sure where to go from here. My PC is still up and running and almost finished copying the image to the two new drives. My hopes are th... Read more

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Computer -> Right Click Hard Drive -> Click Properties -> Click Tools.

From there I get the Disk Check option. However After opening the file it does not run. No matter what is or is not checked the file will not run.

The program instantly closes out. Even when I try to set it so that it will run on the next start up. The file will close out without showing the confirmation box.

Now, when I do restart I go to my log in page, but not until after seeing a page for a brief moment, it looks like the page you see after completeing a disk check at start up.

Used the windows install DVD to check for errors in windows and to see if anything needed repairing, came back as everything was fine.

Any help is appreciated.

Answer:[SOLVED] Scan Disk / Disk Check File Not Operating

Hello Ferdoc

Try running it with the /r (repair) switch

Start and then start typing "command prompt" until the shortcut shows up in the search list (at top). Then right click on it and choose "Run as Administrator". Choose to confirm or type in your password to elevate the process

When the command prompt opens, type in
chkdsk /r (there is a space before /)
Enter

Reboot

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About 2 weeks ago my USB ports stopped responding out of the blue. I tried so many things and none have worked. But, I plugged my speakers into the USB port and they worked. So I know that is working. But that is the only thing that worked in the port.

I tried several things including
-Uninstalling/reinstalling in device manager
-Uninstalled/reboot
-Tried to use all other ports in back
-Tried system restore
-Tried disk error checking
-Plug and play is on
-Bios-USB - ENABLED
-Scanned for Viruses (Removed many)
-tried many different USB ports and devices. (all work on other computers and this one previously)
(I will update using my comments)
I have Windows XP SP3,
Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.07Ghz, 896MB RAM
Motherboard: GC11020m.

[For additional help]
My disk defragmenter says "disk defrag will not start"
My Disk-Error checking will not start, when I try in cmd (chkdsk /f) I have to reboot, When I do it tells me that "CHKDSK cannot scan RAW drives"
Please help!

I have tried safe mode for this list as well. I will not restart from scratch.
I have tried to connect to my USB:
-MP3 player
-2 different flash drives
-web cam
-printer(highly needed)
Again ALL these have worked before and currently on other systems. So they work.

Device manager image
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c...icemanager.jpg

Defragmenter image
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc244/jamcghie/dfrg.jpg

Disk error image
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c.../diskerror.jpg

Disk C... Read more

Answer:USB Ports, Disk Defrag, Disk-Error check will not work?

Have you installed the latest Chipset drivers for your system?

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The problem start with my wife's PC. It started a few weeks ago she told me. She can't open Outlook Express (doesn't start), access My Space or get updates at Windows Update. Also some images on sites do not load.

I then checked my PC and found, I couldn't access Windows Update, My Space, Thunderbird fails to retrieve emails. I have not noticed any issues with images.

Given this sounded like some of the behaviors I have heard of trojans doing I thought I would post my logs here and see if anyone sees anything out of place. Normally I wouldn't consider a cross contamination but about two weeks I temporarily set up a home network between our PCs to share a few files. The next day I disabled NetBIOS on my PC but as we are both behind a hardware firewall, I guessing if it happened it must have happened then.

Nothing jumps out at me but I wanted to get a second opinion.

Any help would be appreciated.

Wife's PC
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:12:51 PM, on 4/30/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
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Answer:Hijack This Check (Can't Update Windows, Check Email or access My Space)

I ran SuperAntiSpyware and found nothing but 10 tracker cookies. Running Panda Virus Scanner online. I couldn't run F-Secure because IE7 Active X controls prevent it from running.

Zero clue as to what is going on so far.
 

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Hello Vista Forums, I was thinking to make my computer faster and lose some space, so i went ahead and did a Error-checking and got the Vista Permission thing and continued and i checked Automatic fix file system errors and scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors then pressed start and nothing happen , i ran Check Disk with admin cmd and works. I rebooted my computer to see if chkdsk works and its not theen tried to do the error-checking and still doesnt work. Then when i tried to use my Disk Defragmenter , i waited till the analysis finished then i got the thing that said your file performance can be improved, defrag now. And i clicked which disk i want to defrag and press ok , nothing happened and juss went back to analysis then your file performance can be improved, defrag now. btw i tried to use Defraggler and ran as a admin when i click analyze, nothing happens and i looked at the status and says Analysis failed, i even tried juss going defrag and the status said building file list failed.
PLEASE HELP ME GUYS! iv been stressing cuhs of my computer

i have trend micro internet security and i got blue screen when i got on my desktop

Answer:Windows Vista Check Disk & Disk Defragmenter

Click the link in my signature and under step 4 download the zip file and extract the shortcuts.

When you click them they open a cmd window, dont close that window. Be patient that window will dissapear by itself. These advanced shortcuts are the best free defraggers there are. To get better you would need to buy something like PerfectDisk, so dont bother with defraggler etc...

EDIT: forgot to say to get checkdisk to work, click on the vista start orb and type regedit in the search field and hit enter. Next navigate to this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Man

On the right hand pane you should see BootExecute right click on it and select Modify then past this in:

autocheck autochk /r \??\C:
PDBoot.exe
autocheck autochk *

Then click on OK and exit regedit. Then restart your pc.

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Hello Tech Support Guy, I was thinking to make my computer faster and lose some space, so i went ahead and did a Error-checking and got the Vista Permission thing and continued and i checked Automatic fix file system errors and scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors then pressed start and nothing happen , i ran Check Disk with admin cmd and works. I rebooted my computer to see if chkdsk works and its not theen tried to do the error-checking and still doesnt work. Then when i tried to use my Disk Defragmenter , i waited till the analysis finished then i got the thing that said your file performance can be improved, defrag now. And i clicked which disk i want to defrag and press ok , nothing happened and juss went back to analysis then your file performance can be improved, defrag now. btw i tried to use Defraggler and ran as a admin when i click analyze, nothing happens and i looked at the status and says Analysis failed, i even tried juss going defrag and the status said building file list failed.
PLEASE HELP ME GUYS! iv been stressing cuhs of my computer
 

Answer:Windows Vista Check Disk & Disk Defragmenter

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Hey guys.

My disk defrag and Check disk are not working.

I can bring up both programs, but when I attempt to either Analyze, Defrag, or Start Scan, respectively, a error pops up, saying "Windows was unable to complete the disk check" and "Disk Defragmenter does not start"

I don't believe it is virus-related as I have ran the Malwarebytes program and nothing has come up. I also ran Trend Micro and nothing has popped up either.

I also wonder if it has anything do with my MP3 issue.
http://forums.techguy.org/all-other-software/840778-mp3-issue.html

I doubt it, but if anyone can help me out with either situation, I'd appreciate it.

Thanks in advance, folks.
 

Answer:Solved: Disk Defrag and Check disk don't work

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Lately I've found that my computer will more or less randomly switch to a blue screen that says "An error has occurred and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage." or something to that extent.

The only troubleshooting help I got was to run a disk check upon startup to check for errors, but I have tried twice now and the disk check freezes at 55 percent!

The freezes occurred first while defragmenting and I believe this happened after I deleted (without uninstalling, my mistake) a large file group (Steam, an online gaming prog that runs upon startup for things like HL2.)
I am not sure how this could have effected things, but that was the last significant thing I remember donig before noticing this. I have not downloaded any drivers recently.

My Norton and AVG virus scans turned up nothing.

I have backed up most of my needed files onto CD just in case, but I'd rather NOT format my hard drive unless there's nothing else I can do.


Any ideas of causes and solutions?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Disk Drive Error and Freezing during Disk Check

sounds like a failing HD. the HD manufactuer may provided tools to test the drive. goto their website and look under support, downloads, or diagnostics

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Disk Drive Error and Freezing during Disk Check

Lately I've found that my computer will more or less randomly switch to a blue screen that says "An error has occurred and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage." or something to that extent.

The only troubleshooting help I got was to run a disk check upon startup to check for errors, but I have tried twice now and the disk check freezes at 55 percent!

The freezes occurred first while defragmenting and I believe this happened after I deleted (without uninstalling, my mistake) a large file group (Steam, an online gaming prog that runs upon startup for things like HL2.)
I am not sure how this could have effected things, but that was the last significant thing I remember donig before noticing this. I have not downloaded any drivers recently.

My Norton and AVG virus scans turned up nothing.

I have backed up most of my needed files onto CD just in case, but I'd rather NOT format my hard drive unless there's nothing else I can do.

When I tried to do the Seagate drive diagnostic it said that "SMART self-test is not supported for this drive. This may be due to a limitation in teh Windows driver for the controller that the drive is attached to or the drive may not support the SMART self-test. In either case, this is not a failure of the drive."

I ran a different seagate test and it said there was a "Bad Connection" Error.
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HI, i have a Transcend StoreJet 25M 640GB external hardisk, at first it was working properly until a time that it wont open.
at first it will ask me to format the disk to be able to open it or sometimes it will say ? NOT accessible : the parameter is incorrect?
i did some searching and i learned that i need to chkdsk it, and when I did using command prompt it says ? Data error (cyclic redundancy check)?
if a click properties on external hardisk , it has zero bytes free and used space, and if click the ?check now? in tool tab under error checking it says ? The disk check could not be performed because windows cannot access the disk..
is there anything i can do the fix these ?? and be able to operate my external hard disk again? please help me , I would really appreciate.. thank you (forgive my grammar)

Answer:Disk check could not be performed because windows cannot access disk

Try the Recovery tool from here:
http://www.transcendusa.com/

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Hey Guys,
I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure out what my problem is. Basically, we had an issue with the computer and so we force restarted it at one point about a month ago. After that, we started getting requests to run a check disk after every time the computer was rebooted. The check disks take 20+ hours for some reason on this computer, and we cannot afford to have it down that long since it is a work computer. We cancelled the disk check and afterwards we noticed that the hard drive was filling itself up. The computer has a 450gb hard drive and after a couple of hours it was telling us that there were only 2mb of space left (we have maybe 20gb of data on the computer total). This is the point in which I stepped in and ran a disk cleanup and deleted all of the old system restore points. It gave us about a gb of space so I left it alone (I didn't realize at this point what the problem was, just thought it was too much stuff on the comp). The next day the computer's user told me it was the same problem and I knew that she wasn't using all of the space that I had found so I checked it out again. Once again, it was giving me the low disk space error. I decided to download and install Windirstat to see what was taking up all the space. When I run Windirstat, it tells me that 430gb of the 450gb of space is "Unknown". After that, I shut it down and let it run the check disk completely over the course of a weekend. It ran for about a week after... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 No Disk Space after Disk Check Cancellation

Likely the file system was messed up by the forced restart, a rare but possible occurence.

So the unknown used space may be failed attempts to copy data over to repair the file system. This is why it's always advised to back up data before doing a Disk Check and of course data should always be backed up anyway against HD failure - which itself cannot be ruled out here.

I would test the HD with the maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan, followed by a Disk Check done from the Win7 disk or Repair CD's System Recovery Options Command Line which doesn't depend upon the OS on a potentially scrambled file system.

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Hi, i have hp pavilion g6 laptop and its upgraded from windows 8 to 8.1 then windows 10.  From last few days i was getting "Memory_Management", "Kernel_Data_Inpage_Error" and so many other errors with blue screen. Due to this i have to power off the system from main power button by holding for few seconds. Now i was getting hang problem. I saw in task manager that DISK UTILIZATION was 100%. I did a hardware test where i got below results : HARD DRIVE SHORT DST Check : WARNING HARD DRIVE Optimized DST Check  : FAILEDFAILURE ID: 9U3UWX-6KT85B-MFPWWJ-61Q003 Can anybody tell me how to resolve this or i need to replace the hard drive. -ThanksPankaj 

Answer:Hard Drive Short DST Check : WARNING and Optimized DST Check...

Yes you need to replace the hard drive. Since you have upgraded to Windows 10 it is very easy to get recovery media directly from the Microsoft Media Creation Tool. For most people, the problem is not physically swapping out the hard drive, but restoring the operating system since they do not have recovery disks. Post back if you want a service manual and/or video showing the replacement, purchase options for a new hard drive and step-by-step for restoring Windows 10. We would need the full model...g6-???? 

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Is verifying files by check sum / content after transferring (copying, moving) indeed unreliable?

Since "ever" I - if I checked files at all - checked files by content or check sum after transferring them, so this information sounds very astonishing to me now, I hadn't had any clue about what I read here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/oldnewthing/archive/2012/09/19/10350645.aspx

Obviously meaning in many cases checking files by content / check sum checks the data in the buffer, if I see it right.

So, is it like that? Does it refer to all of the synchronizing / backup / copying, check sum, etc. programs?

And what is the best / easiest way to (automatically) check files after transferring. E.g. when copying all of the files of a 4TB drive to another one.
 

Answer:Verifying files by check sum / content after transferring unreliable - how to check?

Re: Verifying files by check sum / content after transferring unreliable - how to che

Kletus...

I'm not in my league with this, but could this make sense?

I think the article is referring to times when you are seeking to verify data across a network span between two systems (operating systems), where system b (copy destination) requests a checksum from system a (file original location). I believe the author is saying that in that particular situation checksums would be created from the cache/buffer on both computers. In the case of you copying to a secondary disk connected to a single computer I think the checksum should work fine. Sounds like one of those programmer's dilemmas to me.

Sorry if I am off on this. I know you are looking for some programming expertise. I'll just say that reading this, it made sense to me about the author's comments:



This really sounds like you're overthinking it.

First, what possible reason would there be for giving someone write access but not read access to a certain location? That's screwed up on so many different levels...

Second, you're right that having the sender compute a checksum of the destination file is a bad idea for all the reasons mentioned. But why did you even think of doing that in the first place?!? If I was implementing a system like that, I'd have the *destination* system compute the checksum on the file it received and send it back to the sender for verificati... Read more

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Answer:how do i change ms word's spell check to check for british spelling?

is there a british version of office xp? i dont know if you can do that


 

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Hello, My PC is disk usgae is at 100%  and somtimes the CPU usage jumps up to. I tested my system and recived- Hard Drive Short DST Check and Long DST Check: Warning  How do I determine what the warning is? Do this mean my hard drive is on the verge of failing? 

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I have what I believe is a probably Hard Disk failiure; however, the Windows utility provides different output than the error codes provided by the System level check. The below is from my OS check:Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.C:\Users\user>wmicwmic:root\cli>diskdrive get statusStatusOKwmic:root\cli> It seems to indicate status as OK. However, the system level Hardware Test before booting shows the following:Failiure ID is: 9PMPKK-5B284T-XD002K-60QS03Product ID is XG809UA#ABA  I assume the OS level SMART Test is less reliable, then?Thanks!

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Hi all

I have been trying to create an Excel macro that deletes only the check mark inside the check box albeit with no success. Is there a way to do this?? I have plenty of check boxes and it is taking me a lot of time to go into each one and delete only the check marks. It would be would be pretty neat to create a macro to delete the check marks in every single check box. If someone out there has figured out how to do it, it would be a great help.

Thanks

Mario
 

Answer:Deleting the Check mark only inside the check box using VBA in Excel

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My daughter called me and asked what was wrong with her monitor. She said that when she starts her computer she gets this message "Self check, check your PC and signal cable, monitor is working" and no other display...

kds x-flat monitor, onboard video, XP, AMD

She has unplugged and replugged the video cable several times... any ideas why this is?
 

Answer:Self check, check your PC and signal cable, monitor is working

That suggests that the computer is not booting, or if it is, there is no video output.

The monitor is simply saying "I am OK, but the computer isn't sending me anything"

A simple check to see if the computer is booting is to try the CAPS Lock key. Pressing it will toggle the CAP light on and off each press, if the PC is running.
 

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i have a panasonic toughbook cf 53 running windows 7 pro.my computer works fine. when i turn the computer on it states that there is a media test failure check cables. the only thing that is not working on my computer is the sound. i have checked the control panel and the settings, nothing is muted. im confused why the sound will not turn on. i pressed fn f4 to mute the volume and now it seems to be stuck on mute? any help would be greatly appreciated.thanks, jason

Answer:media test failure check check cables.

Check in Device Manager. Are there any yellow exclamation points?You've been helped by a 14 year old.

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Hi, I've been having trouble with my chkdsk.exe and Disk Defragmenter. I am unable to get my disk check and my C: drive doesn't show on the Disk Defragmenter.Whenever I schedule the Disk Check, the check will automatically cancelled when the countdown timer starts from 9 seconds.As for the Disk Defragmenter, I can only see the D: drive.My operating system are as follows:Levono Win7 PCWindows 7 Home Premium / 64-bit Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU    M 540 @ 2.53GHz   2.53 GHz RAM 4GB

Answer:Check Disk and Disk Defragmenter not working

Have you asked Lenovo?They may have some of those tasks automated and removed user controls, but don't quote me on that.Since you have owned the machine, were you ever able to see C: in defrag?

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im running on winxp

so what i did was scan for and attempt of bad sectors, when it was done i restarted the computer, then a blue screen pop up reading and checking for errors the last time i check it was on 33%

so i was just sitting watching tv and all of the sudden my power for the whole house went out for about couple of min then when i turn on the computer, i tells me if i want to reboot in safe mode or normal, so i pick normal(tried safe mode also same thing happened) when it start loading a blue screen pop up saying
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A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer

if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen apperas again follow these steps

Disable or uninstall ant anti-virus, disck defragmentation or back up utilities. Check your hard drive fongiuration, and check for any updated drives. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer

Technical information
*** stop: 0x00000024, 0x00190203, 0x8676D250, 0xc0000102, 0x00000000
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i have no restore disk nor a winxp is there anyway to fix this, am i screwed
 

Answer:check disk local disk problem +more

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Question: Check Disk

I have WinXP Home and IE8.I have run Check Disk and finish with a window called C:\WINDOWS\system32\chkdk.exe which states that Windows found errors on the disk but will not fix them because disk checking was run without the \F(fix) parameter.As I don`t understand this message I would be obliged if someone could enlighten me.More to the point what do I do about it?

Answer:Check Disk

You should run check disk by typingchkdsk /f (note the space)so that it can try to fix the errors it finds

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Question: check disk

I get an error message that I do not have sufficient priviliges to run a check disk on my laptop but I am the only user/administrator on the pc. How do I invoke the chkdsk utility to run on my laptop?

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everytime i open up win xp it does a disk check and says the pagefile is invalid and it shut down. I can use it in safe mode with the network.
 

Answer:disk check for win xp

Is that the exact error message?
 

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Question: Check Disk

Howdy,I ran across this story and thought I would share it.Its about the GUI version of Check Disk. I really only got out of it is that is writes an event to the logs if you run it in read only mode.http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/window-on-windows/use-the-gui-version-of-check-disk-to-analyze-the-condition-of-your-hard-disks/4610?tag=nl.e064Very basic stuff.....

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Question: Check Disk

I'm going through the recommended procedures, but the check disk will not run. After rebooting the PC starts up normally, then the blue screen with check disk appears for a second or two but is to quick to read what it it says. I also tried to run by going to Start>Run>OK, but the result is the same as above.
What can I do to rectify this problem? Thank you

Answer:Check Disk

Can you tell us exactly what recommended procedures...you tried which result in a No-Go?

You tried Start/Run...type chkdsk /r, with a space between the k and the /...and hit Enter or OK?

If you are trying to run the chkdsk on any drive other than C:, then you have to add the drive (e.g., G:) between the k and the blank space...before hitting Enter/OK.

Louis

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Hi... A week ago, I ran Check Disk on my old, corrupted hard-drive to see if it could help me access anything left on it. (physically, a different hard-drive than my system. its five years old)

While still in Windows, I left it overnight.
I rebooted later and it started another scan before windows booted. I let it be.
Thankfully, things are a bit better since the scan.
But now it tries scanning before loading Windows all the time.
I like to turn my comp on in the morning, and go do things while it loads. I dont want to stand around to 'press any key' to cancel the scan.

How do I get this to stop? There wasn't even a visible option to scan at boot to begin with.

Also, what is the longevity of an average hard-drive? (I always end up with a Maxtor)
Should I buy a new one every five years?
My old drive likes to tell me 'the disk in drive F isnt formatted..." all the time.
But thats getting off this topic...

Thanks
 

Answer:Check Disk won't go away

It won't stop because it keeps detecting problems on the drive. If you really want it to stop pull the drive out.
 

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Question: check disk

occassionly pc freezes, on rebouting check disk may be need to be run a number of times before it is successful
win xp home additiom
 

Answer:check disk

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Question: Disk Check

Well I'm back. Once again, I plead for help...

Another strange thing is happening......Had a problem with my Bell Security Manager, it showed as being corrupt and unreadable...Said to run ChkDsk Utility.

As for Bell Security Manager I removed it from system.

So, I ran the ChkDsk Utility. Said it would run disk check at startup....Restarted computer....Disk check started and then cancelled itself....Tried again, same result.

So, can't get disk check to run to completion...

Then I decided to try this:

Go to MY COMPUTER
right click local disk, which is "C"
to Properties
to Tools
to Error Checking
check Now box
check on Automatically fix file systems errors
Hit Start

At completion restart computer and got same result.....Begins disk check and cancels itself.

I am sitting at the computer, scratching my head and moaning....It is not a pretty sight.

Please, any ideas?

Much Thanks....

Answer:Disk Check

Bad hard drive would be my guess...it takes a lot to prevent chkdsk from running when proper commands are used. You did it properly.I would move all data files from the hard drive as soon as possible...and then download a diagnostic from the HD manufacturer's website...and run it on that drive, after I had backed up all the files I wanted from the current install.I'd also take a look in Event Viewer and see if there are any errors recognized which mention any drive in the system.What is the Event Viewer, and Should I Care - Ask Leo! - http://ask-leo.com/what_is_the_event_viewe...uld_i_care.html Louis

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I 'm sorry if this is the wrong place to post this,but,I'm beside myself. I'm not very experienced on computers,but I can't get the disc check to run. I've tried to go to computer,properties,then tools the the check box, then to schedule a check upon restart,but the UAC box for permission never comes up,nor does it start when I restart the computer,what in the world it going on here it driving me nuts!! I am not good enough to go into the command prompt to do it,I don't know really how and not brave enough to try it. I just don't know about it. Could someone please let me know what is wrong? I have an Inspiron 531with Home Basic. Just the Basic computer.

Answer:Cannot get Check Disk to run

Hi dayton5959 and wlecome to Vista Forums

Have a look at the following Tutorial to see if it helps: Check Disk - chkdsk

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Question: disk check ?

HI all , i have scheduled a disk check and restarted my pc .. it ran the disc check and then restarted only to find out that its doing the disc check again ? should i be worried about this , or how do i stop this from happening ..everytime i check to see if my disc needs to be defragged i run a disc check first then i defrag the hard drive . but this time its gone HAYWIRE . or am i up in the night ? thanks for the help
Cheers MGT
 

Answer:disk check ?

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Question: Check Disk

Hello- I am running Windows XP Pro X86. On occasion, I run a Disk Check, using the 'automatically fix file system errors' and 'attempt to recover bad sectors' options in My Computer> Local Disk> Properties> Tools. As of late, the screen freezes black after the CHKDSK is complete and the system reboots, forcing me to do a hard shut down. Could someone please offer some advice on how to remedy this? Thank you.
 

Answer:Check Disk

Don't know what is causing the freeze, but here is a work around.

First, you can turn OFF the Automatic restart for System Failure:

Control Panel > System > Advanced tab :

In the Startup and Recovery box, click Settings
In the System failure box, Uncheck Automatic restart

Try running Chkdsk from the Recovery Console.
If the Recovery Console is not already in your Startup Menu, you can use these instuctions:
How to install the Recovery Console to your hard drive

To run Chkdsk in the Recovery Console and do exhaustive check of the drive and correct any errors:
chkdsk /P

To run Chkdsk in the Recovery Console and ALSO Locate bad sectors and recover readable information:
chkdsk /R

Try /P first as it is Much quicker.
 

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Hi to everyone. I from Lisbon (Portugal)! Nice forum you have here!
I would like to make one question, please. I’ve a dual boot (Windows XP sp2 and Win Millennium) and when I do my check disk errors in Win XP it takes a lot of time at the surface test! It’s normal to take several hours on it? My HD is a Seagate 120GB 7200rpm and I have the Norton Internet Security 2003 installed!
Tanks for your help! Sorry some English mistakes!

Answer:Check Disk at Win XP

What file system is your drive in? If your file system is FAT, a check disk might take some time...

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Question: Disk Check

I'm really stumped. My computer was moving slow so I decided to do a possible defrag.
When I clicked analyze I got the message that a disk check had been scheduled and to do that first. I had not scheduled a disk check. I went ahead an scheduled one and restarted my computer and then all ____ broke loose. Here's the report:

Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You
may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended
that you continue.
Windows will now check the disk.
Attribute record of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x4 is cross linked
starting at 0x4743f for possibly 0x4 clusters.
Attribute record of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x4 is cross linked
starting at 0x4743f for possibly 0x4 clusters.
Some clusters occupied by attribute of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x4
in file 0x40fd is already in use.
Deleting corrupt attribute record (128, "")
from file record segment 16637.
Attribute record of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x3 is cross linked
starting at 0x4abe6 for possibly 0x1 clusters.
Attribute record of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x3 is cross linked
starting at 0x4abe6 for possibly 0x1 clusters.
Some clusters occupied by attribute of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x3
in file 0x488b is already in use.
Deleting corrupt attribute record (128, "")
from file record segment 18571.
Attribute record of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x0 is cross linked
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Answer:Disk Check

A similar thing happened on my PC...I have an external HardDisk connected via USB for data. During a normal restart, Chkdsk checked for inconsistencies and it deleted a couple of index
files which was for my movies and now thats gone forever. Is there any way i can retrieve it back? why does this happen? What went wrong? Plz help. Thanks in advance
 

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Question: Disk Check

I scheduled a disk check for my next system restart. After the disk check had completed it started to run the disk check again and I had to stop it. Now, whenever I have a restart disk check is initiated and more often than not pressing any key to skip the disk check doesn't work and I turn off the computer when disk check starts to run. This starts the process all over again and I have to repeat it until pressing a key prior to initiating the disk check successfully cancels the disk check
 

Answer:Disk Check

Yeah, some times that happens. Don't let that stop you from running chkdsk in the future if you suspect your disk is having problems. Chkdsk is a very useful and effective utility.

Sadly, you didn't tell us what version of Windows you are using.

See ChkDsk or Check Disk runs at every startup in Windows 10/8/7
 

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Question: check disk

I am running Win XP. Every time I boot I get a message that one of my disks needs to be checked for consistency.I have deffagged but didn't help.How can I stop this irritating thing?

Answer:check disk

1ets...Have you tried running a diskscan?dl65  

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Question: Disk Check?

hello..

every time i shutdown n start again, Disk Check is done.. i allow it everytime.. it performs 3 stage checks.. n show no errors.. the drive is fine, shows no errors.. why does it perform again n again . . ? its suppose to not check again once i allow it to check when i reboot .. pls tel me wats the reason for this?

Answer:Disk Check?

Hello!First of all, I want to reference some grammar issues. Just read the board rules, by clicking the link in my signature below. Read the seventh bulleted item, please. Thank you!http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...b;en-us;Q160963The link listed above can be your friend. This utility will help disable automatic running of CHKDSK. However, follow this article from time to time so that you can do CHKDSK manually. This is one of the best workarounds.If you have any questions, or the above option did not work, then post back here!edit: typo

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Question: Check disk

Check disk won't run due to a recent software installation.
How do I correct this. iI don't want to do a restore

Answer:Check disk

Hi, when you attempt to run chkdsk what error message do you receive? What software were you installing and did it install OK?

Go to start, search and type:- cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the prompt (copy paste) :-


Code:
reg query "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager" /v BootExecute /s > 0 & notepad 0
press enter

Please post the notepad entry here.

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Question: Check Disk

I have Win7 and I have an Extturnale Hard Drive G: and I ran Check Disk on it.
 
I Run my DOS Promt as ADMIN and type
chkdsk F/ R/ G:    and hit Enter and it Ran good.
 
Now I want to read the Report Log so I go to my Run Box and type
compmgmt.msc
 
Then click  Event Viewer
 
Then Click  Win Logs
 
Then Click
Applications
 
And on the Right I am looking for
Win init Log
 
I do not see it what am I doing wrong?
 
 

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Hello everyone,I have a problem with my PC when I will scan my hard disk C:. He wants to restart the PC and do the check than. But when he is restart he says that he can?t open the volume. And then he says that he finished the check. But he didn?t anything. I have a HijackThis log.I have once formatted my pc and he works for 1 day. Without this problem but then it came back.Here I have the HjackThis Log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 20:21:50, on 19-4-2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exeC:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDSched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Scan Server\bdss.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Update Service\livesrv.exeC:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender9\vsserv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard&#... Read more

Answer:Check Disk

Hello Axel Hunter and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I do not see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.

Fo non-malware related hardware issues you can post a question in either the Hardware forum or the XP forum. They can assist with diagnosing the problem there.

Cheers.

OT

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Windows 10 pro - C Drive SSD. Chkdsk gives this result:
The allocated length 0x10e6000 is not in multiple of 0x10000 for attribute
of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x3.
The allocated length 0x158000 is not in multiple of 0x10000 for attribute
of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x3.

Any information greatly received.

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Question: Check Disk?

Everytime I boot up Vista, I get a prompt to check my disk. It says something like one of your disks needs to be checked for consistency.

I already did it once but it doesn't go away.

Any ideas?

Answer:Check Disk?

if you're sure its needless, download Spybot S&D (google it), and find within its Startup Programmes tool

Use that to find the startup programme that is displaying the prompt and disable it

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Question: Check Disk

One of the two drives on my laptop is faulty (according to the computer.) I've run chkdsk but the fault isn't repaired. Is there anything better for checking and repairing drives than Window's own in-built software?
 

Answer:Check Disk

Hi

If the drive is starting to go bad then I would really start looking at a new drive and most of all backing up your data.

What you can use is some of the tools HERE but also find out what make and model HDD you have and see if the maker has a drive tool, many do.

Try this HERE also to check the SMART status of your drive
 

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I am running a Compaq Presario V2000 laptop. When I reboot the computer, it tells me that it is running a check disk but then it cancels. When I went in to run it manually, it told me that it needed exclusive access and I would accomplish this by "rebooting" so I did that. When I went in to run the check disk again, it would not allow me to click on any of the options, nor would it allow me to click "start" to run the check. Any suggestions??
 

Answer:Cannot run Check Disk

XP?

run chkdsk as described in this article
http://kb.wisc.edu/helpdesk/page.php?id=5097
 

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I'm having trouble getting the disk check tool to run on a laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Whenever I schedule a disk check and restart the computer, absolutely nothing happens -- my system simply boots up as it normally does.

I ran the system file checker when I first encountered the problem; it told me that it couldn't fix all issues, and upon checking the log there is a problem with the autochk.exe system file. I found this Microsoft hotfix and tried to install it, but received a message that said "This update does not apply to your computer." I can't run a system restore to fix the problem because it's been over a year since I last checked the disk successfully, so the restore point that I need is almost certainly long gone. I also cannot perform a system repair because my computer manufacturer did not ship a Windows 7 installation CD with the laptop. I can revert my computer to it's original factory state, but as far as I know I can't simply repair system files, and I do not have a Windows 7 disk from which extract a new autochk.exe file.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Answer:Disk Check Won't Run

Hello IHeartRocks, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if downloading and running the 64-bit (x64) System Update Readiness Tool, restart the PC afterwards, and try the sfc /scannow command again may be able to repair it.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Question: Check Disk?

Hello, friends,

I have been trying to clean up and maintain the computer my kids use. It's a Dell Dimension 4300 desktop, running Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 2, Pentium 4, with an 80GB harddrive and it is updated to the best of my knowledge. It has tons of empty space on the drive, so I know for certain that's not the issue. Before I started any of my maintenance, I turned off System Restore. I've run everything in Safe Mode and in the separate accounts in regular mode:

Symantec found nothing.
Spybot - found CasaleMedia - which I deleted. I also blocked that site in both IE and Firefox after deleting all cookies and temporary files. I then searched for it on the drive and found nothing (which I know also means nothing ).
AdAware - found nothing.
Spyware Blaster is updated and running.
I ran Defrag several times.

But the computer refuses to run a check disk - no matter where I am (safe mode or accounts). I always heard that you have an issue if the disk check won't run. I had thought in the past that disk space was the main issue, but I know that's not a problem on this system. Any ideas? Am I being paranoid for nothing??

Thanks, guys, for all of your help!

JF

Answer:Check Disk?

There is a known issue with CHKDSK in XP Home and Professional. Here is a Microsoft update (download) that may solve your problem. If it does not please post and let us know.Good luck.Windows XP Home and Professional Edition Patch: NTFS chkdsk.exe Update

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Question: Disk Check

I can?t run a disk check on vista any answers please

Answer:Disk Check

click here

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I was wondering what exactly disk check does and how it helps the computer. I would also like too know what triggers these cause I have had more  than an few on the time with my computer. Also if you get them will the harm you computer in any way?

Answer:What exactly does disk check do?

Quote from: 18carNASCAR on July 12, 2011, 04:29:40 AMI was wondering what exactly disk check does and how it helps the computer. Basically, it checks the disk for errors and repairs them, if it can.Quote from: 18carNASCAR on July 12, 2011, 04:29:40 AMI would also like too know what triggers these cause I have had more  than an few on the time with my computer. Hard drives aren't perfect and will not last for ever. Dust can get in and damage a sector. Smoking around your PC will increase this risk. High humidity will not help. Heavy machinery can affect hard drives.Quote from: 18carNASCAR on July 12, 2011, 04:29:40 AMAlso if you get them will the harm you computer in any way?If the damage is done to a sector where inforamtion is stored, there may be a problem. Having a good back-up strategy is paramount.Read herehttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/187941

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Question: Check Disk

Hi I am new to this site. I am working on a PC for a friend. Its a HP Pavillion m7650n with XP Media Center. My computer keeps locking up in the first phase of checkdisk when I boot up the computer. I try to boot in safe mode to run checkdisk but my computer keeps locking up at mup.sys.

Do I need to replace the HD?

I cannot get into windows at all now. They have lost there xp recovery media disc. Is there anything else I can do with out formatting the hardrive and starting over?
 

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Question: DISK check

guys do you know any 3rd party freeware check disk software to donload wanna try alternative if their is.

Answer:DISK check

If your drive is a Seagate, Hitachi or Western Digital you can find links to drive diagnostics in my signature. Is there any reason the Windows Chkdsk command and internal drive check don't work for you?

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I am having a lot of problems... I lost a bunch of icons from my 8.1 start page, my MS office isn't working... I have to resign in to every site I go to even though it's checked to remember me. I got this message but how do I do this?

Answer:How to do check disk

Try the batch file in my other post first.

Then this---

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Question: Check disk

I need to run CHKDSK with the fix key /f but it will not run this command. O/S Win 2k.regards

Answer:Check disk

There is a space between CHKDSK and/f, did you type it correctly? (CHKDSK /f)

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'Action Center ' tells me that my disk has errors. So I try to schedule Disk Check on my C: drive by going to Computer-> Right Click on C: -> go to properties -> Tools -> Error Checking -> Check now ->select both Disk options (1. Automatically Fix file system errors 2. Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors). Of course, it tells me that the disk is in use and asks me if I would like to check for disk errors the next time I start my computer. I click yes.

BUT, it never runs on restart!

And yes, my account is an administrator account. I have also tried doing the same by opening command prompt as admin, and using syscheck C: /f. Same result. Please help!

Answer:Disk Check does not run

You would type this into CMD it appears.
chkdsk C: /F

Never tried it but here is the forum tutorial on the subject to check thru. CMD is Option 2.
Disk Check

You can check it out if you wish until someone with more help posts.
Mike

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Question: check disk in xp

hi, each time i start xp i get an error message telling me to run "check disk" it is not written like that, but i think that is what it means, can you tell me where to find it..thanks

Answer:check disk in xp

if you have the xp disc go to start/run and type in sfc /scannow insert disk when it asks for it, type exactly as i have written.johnny.

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Question: Check Disk

I have Vista Home Premium, 32 Bit O/s. A few weeks ago, the computer started doing a complete Check Disk everytime I boot up. It says to hit any key within 10 seconds to stop the process, but no key will stop it. It takes over an hour to complete!!!!!!!

How can I stop the Check Disk from starting each time I start the computer?

Answer:Check Disk

You may have a problem, but not chkdsk. Your hard drive may be getting ready to die. Back up everything, then take this test.

http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html

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Question: Check Disk

My computer keeps asking me to do a check disk to fix various problems. But when i do it ... it tells me that my hard drive appears to be a non-windows xp disk.Any help would be awsome.

Answer:Check Disk

ok plz give us more information.whats your OS?whats the exact error or message line?when did this start happening?what are your protections on this machine? anti-virus, anti-spyware etcunlovedwarrior

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Hello No matter how hard i try i cannot get disk check to run either from cmd or disk properties in win7 home premium.The laptop reboots and counts down to 1 and stalls.Cant even skip because keyboard appears unresponsive during countdown.Have installed an alleged hotfix from microsoft to no avail.Can run chkdsk in read only mode but as soon as you add any parameters it stalls at reboot.Any help gratefully recieved.

Answer:Cannot run disk check help

try doing system repair or type in your cmd "sfc/scannow" without the quote. It would be better if you could boot in safemode

just wondering if you put /f in your command

chkdsk (drive letter): /f

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Question: check disk

Can not run chkdsk /f
Think it said volume is locked?
Ideas suggestions.
Thank You
 

Answer:check disk

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Question: disk check

Hi everytime the kids comp is turned on it wants to do a disk check, it never finds anything wrong, i've tried to defrag it but it wont let me. Help.

Answer:disk check

Come offline, disable your AV and then try a defrag.

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