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Checking Disk Local Disk drive

Windows was unable to complete the disk check.

 
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This is a catch-all for a number of issues that Chkdsk encounters and it can't continue.

 
 
   
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Checking Disk Local Disk <em>drive</em> screen shot
 
 
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  Checking Disk Local Disk drive  

 
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  Windows was unable to complete the disk check. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\

 
Issued By
  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Rerun Under Safe Mode
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Reboot the system into safe mode, by pressing F8 after the BIOS completes it's startup checks. Select command prompt. Run Chkdsk /R at the command prompt.
 
   
 
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Posted: 28-Aug-2009
 
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Rerun to Check Bad Sectors
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Close all running applications (as open file might cause this condition) and then at re-run Chkdsk /R at the command prompt. The /R option will fix errors similar to the /F option, and will locate bad sectors and recover readable information.
 
   
 
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