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« on: September 05, 2004, 01:46:09 AM »
hello,


anyone familiar with checkdisk. My second drive D:/ is always checked for errors everytime I reboot.
It runs checkdisk and finds NO errors. It does it everytime since yesterday.

I've succeeded in disabling the checkdisk for that drive on booting. But when I want to do a defrag, it says it found a checkdisk command waiting to be executed...


I fear for the worse because no errors are found and yet it runs it everytime.
Is this the first sign of a drive failing ??


Note D:/ is in fact a partition of my drive split between C:/ en D:/
(C:/ doesn't seem to be affected...yet it's the same hard disk)


thanks

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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2004, 02:24:33 AM »
Try something better like Norton Disk Doctor

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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2004, 03:53:46 AM »
try removing the partition and recreating it.

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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2004, 04:15:06 AM »
could I risk loosing my files ?

or should I use some kind of tool that will do that for me quite easily ?

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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2004, 04:26:18 AM »
ahh sorry i think i missed the last part of your post thinking it was your signature, i'm not sure if you can partition a drive without losing data, have you tried :

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;831426

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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2004, 04:48:32 AM »
thanks for the link
I know it's not method 1
method 2 well actually I edited that one so that checkdisk won't start on D:/ when booting up

I should try method3

but first I'm looking at a better way of doing a scan of my drive with a more advanced tool.


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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2004, 09:52:30 AM »
ok, well let me know how it goes. :P

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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2004, 11:26:05 AM »
well i still have checkdisk disabled for that drive.

but I run a cmd with command chkntfs D:
and it says no errors found

I did that earlier and it said errors found (without actually fixing or mentionning it in checkdisk...weird)


so I guess I'll have to remove the exclusion of D: and reboot and see if I get checkdisk again...

but I'll do that later,
have to finish up on something before

I'll keep you posted


thanxs for the help ;)


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« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2004, 05:42:14 PM »
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I've succeeded in disabling the checkdisk for that drive on booting.

If you didn't do it this way:
Have you checked your scheduled tasks and made sure checkdisk isn't in there?
You probally have allready done this, but when running checkdisc did you turn all the options on?

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« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2004, 11:35:28 PM »
we already checked the scheduled tasks.