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Every time I boot my computer XP checks my backup partition (it is NTFS) for errors, this has become really annoying because my computer is old-ish (5+ years) and I don't leave it on like I used to.

Is there any way I can disable the disk check, or solve the problem?

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Could be an indication of a failing disk. – Daisetsu Jul 16 '10 at 0:56
I have checked the drive, and the partitions for errors with defraggler and it doesn't show anything. – octa Jul 17 '10 at 0:08
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Try this from the command line (I'm assuming drive C; adjust as appropriate):

chkntfs /x c:

/X  Excludes a drive from the default boot-time check.  Excluded
    drives are not accumulated between command invocations.

Use this to see if a drive needs to be checked or is configured to be checked on next boot:

chkntfs c:
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Thanks, I did what you say and it doesn't check the disk at start up any more. – octa Jul 16 '10 at 20:02

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