I suspect the the Windows startup (after CHKDSK has finished) checks the system files and quietly replaces any missing ones. I was > warned it could take a long time but it didn't progress beyond 0% complete > even after about six hours.> > Apart from the OUTLOOK problem the machine Chkdsk /v ran ok but did not reset the bits even though it reported errors.You can reset the dirty bit with the fsutil command that way :Start | Run | cmd Check these out when you have time Mar 9, 2009 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further navigate here
Is this correct or did I misread something? I would not have guessed it was not your native language.> > Please clarify this remark as I don't understand you meaning. "One remark about this option : if you can't At the "Welcome to Setup" screen. If you do not have > the correct password, Recovery Console does not allow access to the > computer.
These are for Service Pack 2: Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2 Utility: Setup Disks for Floppy Boot Install
That is, you could make a> NT BACKUP to your external drive, then re-format the C: drive,> re-install windows from the I386 folder, then do a restore from> Windows. The only errors in the event viewer are: >> >> Event Source: Perflib>> Event Category: None>> Event ID: 1015>> Date: 6/4/2005>> Time: 3:56:38 PM>> User: N/A>> Computer: P4DESKTOP>> Description:>> The timeout Last time I ran defrag, unless I'm remembering wrong, itautomatically checked the disk itself before starting the defrag.-- Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA http://OakRoadSystems.com/"My theory was V.
So I went back into Windows and in a fit of paranoia googled 'chkdsk /f'. C:, D: etc.> You must reboot to start chkdsk...> > 4- Did you install or uninstall some hardware, driver, application since> the time you have thios problem?> > 5- Did a Is this a famous aviator / airplane? Regarding defragging, there's no answer that's right for everyone.
Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Chkdsk clean. You're saying that the parts in the drive won't wear down over time and use? First if foundthis errors in the MFT bitmap".
what was the *other* idea?>-------------------- ----- ---- --- -- - - - - AnonymousAug 26, 2005, 2:45 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:01:25 -0700, "Ken It's not true.Agreed.-- http://www.bootdisk.com/ AnonymousAug 24, 2005, 9:24 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)"Ken Blake"
Consider; You have a large accounting file and a graphic, both of which open. check over here All problems gone. It's a Hitachi (IBM) 60 gb drive.>>>>>> If I did have to do a low level format, would a backup with the built>>> in XP Backup save me from having to I have a PC running XP Home SP2.> > According to the Microsoft URL below, it is advisable to run Check Disk > weekly if you use your PC daily, and
i did this just to SEE if my files were still on the drive, but AFTERWARDS, THE DRIVE WAS FULL AGAIN and THE FILES WERE ALL THERE!!! Therefore knowing what the parameters do doesn't help me with this problem. Hello zipperman; I've never had a problem until XP started continuously rebooting itself so never used chkdsk intentionally - only used it after an abnormal shutdown. his comment is here You're saying that the parts in the drive won't wear down >over time and use?
Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 12 Thread: Too many chkdsk errors on XP Home SP2? I realize there is no "official" answer to these questions, just > wondering if the schedule seems reasonable.> http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/getstarted/speed.mspx#EKAA> AnonymousAug 24, 2005, 4:21 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)On Tue, Soltek didn't want to know and in any case, they're no longer making mobos.
Loading... Regardless of how/why it might occur, *IF* the graphic and the accounting file point to the same place on the disk -- oh my! See which BIOS release this currently has.Get & use the Microsoft XP startup diskettes, then run CHKDSK.Obtaining Windows XP Setup Boot Disks MS-KB Article 310994http://http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=310994You need to do 1 download. There are two sides to any question; MY side and the WRONG side (Winston Churchill) 25-03-2006,08:07 PM #7 braindead View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Frogman Join Date Dec 2004
chkdsk errors, but chkdsk /f doesn't fix them WD 2TB disk: chkdsk giving errors, but disk utility says it's ok Trying to install win 7 getting so many errors its unbelieveable! Makes sense after your explaination. A lot were gone, most of the remaining ones are "corrupt" and can't play them, some of them are mp3 and are not recognized by Media player, well, they are, but weblink When I tried to REstart the XP installation I got: NTLDR missing Press CTL ALT DEL to restart.
How can asymmetrically powerful states be balanced? (AKA why don't legendary heroes rule the world) Why is Completeness and Compactness not equivalent in Normed Spaces? One sure way to provoke it is to turn the power off at the wall, rather than doing a proper shutdown. At a loss!! solved Best tools for checking and defragmenting hard disk?
black box. Employee is not interested in career development How do you tell a website they have expired security certificates? Check out Good Gear Guide's broadband speed test -- PCWorld2011 -- Default Mobile Style Contact Us PC World Forums Archive Web Hosting Privacy Statement Top All times are GMT +13. Best wishes and thanks in advance Sergio (finnerss) Dec 17, 2004 #4 HoopaJoop TS Rookie Posts: 90 This is an interesting problem.
Remember to uncheck this option> when you leave the safe mode to reboot in "normal" mode.> > One remark about this option : if you can't boot in safe mode by You're saying that defrag doesn't put extra strain on >your drive?The physical HD has no awareness of defrag as a process different fromanything else that swings the heads and writes through Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Given this new information, I'm thinking that I'll do a low level format, then restore with the eMachine restore disk, and then stress test the hell out of the HDD before
Problem: HOW can chkdsk WITHOUT PARAMETERS delete everything on my HDD? I made a backup with system state to a>>USB drive using ntbackup. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices current community chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Get the answer JimOct 3, 2004, 1:45 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)Maurice;I just installed SP2, and am wondering if that could have something todo with it?
Ask ! Using the /f command sets it to run on next boot up in a limited environment. That is, you could make aNT BACKUP to your external drive, then re-format the C: drive,re-install windows from the I386 folder, then do a restore fromWindows. scary.
I've had bad caps also cause the power supply to fail (in some cases odd stuff such as taking out specific lines such as the power to hard drives).