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Why? - Win 8.1 chkdsk runs each bootup against hidden 450MB recovery partition

This problem won't be easy...be warned. Windows 8.1 x64 (installed as Windows 8.1, not as an upgrade) with ALL updates installed and working perfectly (as per event log viewer) ...two days ago. There ...
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Windows XP - Black screen after boot logo

When Windows XP boot screen finished, a black screen remains. Now what I've tried: Using the Windows XP disk and the console(R)-option. Then there I started chkdsk /r and fixboot and fixmbr. It all ...
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0answers
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System partition fails to mount with “There is not enough space on the disk”

So my Windows 8 Pro x64 workstation wanted to be rebooted to install Windows Updates. It also made mention of drive errors that would be corrected during boot. Well, Windows failed to correct them, ...
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2answers
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How do I stop a CHKDSK infinite loop?

I started up my Windows XP box last weekend after it had been off for quiet a while, at least a few months. At first, when I started it up I received a blue screen with no message, and it restarted. I ...
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1answer
150 views

Unmountable boot volume xp - halfway the loading screen

Power went off. When I rebooted I started receiving unmountable_boot_volume on windows loading screen (that is windows started loading progress bar and all, then stopped, kept trying to read some file ...
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1answer
300 views

In Command Prompt, chkdsk won't run at all

I am unable to boot into Windows 8 after restarting during when some mysterious process was using 50% Disk Activity. So, the first thing I'm trying is chkdsk, but it doesn't run at all. It simply says ...
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0answers
405 views

CHKDSK from a USB

I am currently on the GParted Live CD, and it is telling me that I have to run CHKDSK /f I am more that happy to do that, but I cannot boot into windows, and I do not have a Windows Recovery disk ...
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1answer
59 views

Windows Vista fails to boot BSOD

After fresh reinstall I get an error which says to run CHKDSK on the computer and the error code is 0x0000007B. I didn't even manage to boot it once. I managed to run checkdisk from vista installation ...
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1answer
5k views

How do I clean my dirty bit?

For some reason, a large number of Windows 7 machines have all the sudden start invoking a dskchk any time computer restarts. So naturally I start googling around. First thing I found was KB831426. ...
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1answer
146 views

Frequency of running chkdsk for a Win7 machine

When I boot up or restart my computer, I sometimes get the countdown timer for running chkdsk and I usually bypass this and boot on into Windows. Is there a good frequency at which to allow your ...
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2answers
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Should I run Chkdsk at all?

My 6 year old Lenovo laptop running Win XP Home is taking lot of time to boot up. It complains every time I boot that some part of hard disk has been corrupted and asks me to run Chkdsk. I can ...
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1answer
568 views

Windows won't boot, recovery disk stalls, booting from linux usb reports failed to mount - input/output error

Here are the steps taken so far: Try booting in safe mode, and boot without networking -> Stalls at loading classpnp.sys Try booting in safe mode, do a repair -> Stalls no error Boot from windows 7 ...
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1answer
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CHKDSK is unable to fix NTFS errors

After my PC shutdown due to power failure, I noticed several errors in EventViewer. The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume ...
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1answer
598 views

STOP c00021a after CHKDSK

Windows 7 recently did ran CHKDSK at boot time on my Windows 7 laptop, the HP Pavilion dv6-6135dx. After the system finished checking the disk, on which it did find problems, it rebooted. I then was ...
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1answer
928 views

How to disable auto chkdsk on windows startup for ALL drives?

I have system with multiple drive partitions, both Windows and Linux. The problem is, during startup windows tries to run autochk on every partition possible (including ex4 and such, those it sees as ...
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1answer
276 views

Server requites chkdsk after every power cycle

I've discovered that after every shutdown, Windows Server 2008 R2 will automatically go to the system recovery, and I have to run chkdsk /r and let it complete. Then after the reboot, it will boot ...
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1answer
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How can I run chkdsk on boot up for multiple drives in Windows (Vista)?

I know how to run a chkdsk on boot for C:. How can I schedule chkdsk to run on boot for multiple drives (which normally will just be checked inside Windows)?
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2answers
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Resized Partition now Windows startup error

I installed Windows 7 on a new partition then tried to wipe out my old Vista partition. After I finally was able to resize my new partition to the whole disk using Gparted, Windows won't boot up ...
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4answers
5k views

How to disable Windows disk verification on boot permanently? [duplicate]

My windows chkdsk every boot. How to disable that?
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1answer
817 views

Windows xp: I want chkdsk to run at every boot

I've seen different question about how to stop this behaviour but I really want it to happen. I have a videopoker machine that gets turned off brutally from an external power button so often I can get ...
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1answer
5k views

Windows 7 does not run chkdsk on reboot even when it is scheduled

I have a corrupt directory which I cannot delete and when I run CHKDSK in read only mode it finds errors (orphaned files). However since it is on my main (and only) partition I cannot run it with /R ...
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1answer
565 views

Windows XP not able to boot after loading isapnp.sys driver

When i power on my DELL Latitude E6400 laptop running on Windows XP SP3, i get a black screen and hangs after that. So I tried to boot through safe mode which hangs after loading the driver ...