Until CHKDSK is run, Diskeeper cannot analyse/defragment this volume. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.We'll be glad to help you out, I.e. I try to do it like once a month, is that too much?, too less? http://sauvblog.com/cannot-run/cannot-run-defrag-or-chkdsk.html
Thanks Paul.Your suggested fix worked for me too. I will defer to these experts and will follow this topic with interest.Best Regards,daledoc1 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Tim F. New Member Topic Starter Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members Activity Back Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Search Malwarebytes.com Back Malwarebytes.com Anti-Malware As I said, this is a very long check and it runs on boot so the only indication is the HDD light. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-use-disk-defragmenter-because-of-checkdisc-chkdsk-f-186480/
Close out, reboot and walk away for an hour or so.. Lord Vincent Windows XP Support 5 01-02-2009 04:16 AM Disk Defragmenter What exactly does defragging a drive do? Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 2 Go To Topic Listing General Windows PC Help Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page. A black box appears and says "Would you like the volumn to be checked next time you start the computer" type Y click enter.
Type Y and hit OK or Enter. Generated Fri, 05 Aug 2016 05:01:17 GMT by s_rh7 (squid/3.5.20) Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View Cannot lock current drive. All rights reserved.
It is not a complete scan of the designated partition, in the sense that running the chkdsk /r command manually actually results in a more complete scan of the partition.What I I left the computer for 21/2 hrs, during which time the HDD light blinked regularly every second, not intermittently as though it was working. Believe it or not, I did look at these articles before I submitted my problem ot this forum:Item 1 - NA - I have a Dell laptopm not HP or Compaq I run Windows 98 and would like to have a RAM disk.
JabboDog Mac Support 0 01-02-2005 12:53 PM This isnt a serious issue however it is annoying I have soundblaster sound card (I forget its model) and 5.1 speakers by packard bell Disk Doctor shows no problems with the drive. Back to top #3 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 50,914 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:06:22 AM Posted 09 March 2009 - 09:58 AM IMO...your approach is wrong in that Unless your hard drive is bad, lol.
Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/cant-run-chkdsk-f-or-defrag/ I am trying Franck Uberto's xmsdsk RAM disk utility, but it's not working. ... Disk Defragmenter Was Scheduled Using Another Program The time now is 05:22 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of It worked great and cleared the chkdsk/f.
Chkdsk can not run because the volume is in use by another process. this content by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 24, 2007 9:08 AM PDT In reply to: can't use defragmenter because of (Chkdsk/f) Follow the instructions below to run Error Checking/Chkdsk in XP:How How the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar works The MacBook Pro now has a digital function bar that's actually a dynamic screen. Thanks.
Before I continue to try to follow the previous member's fixing instructions (and so far I have established that I have a "Dirty Disc" on C Drive) I really need to try to run it, message says it has to run upon restart. Run it a twice preferably. weblink I would appreciate any help you can provide.
for your particular problem. Definitely not 10 miinutes. Also run Start>Run>type: defrag c: -b hit Enter.
TechRepublic | Forums | Windows Windows Register Now or Log In to post Welcome back, My Profile Log Out Recent Activity FAQs Guidelines Question 0 Votes Locked Cant run CHKDSK /F What is the next step?Thank you. The system will reboot when it is done.After than, your defrag command should execute.Chkdsk Explained, Understanding What Chkdsk Does - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314835/EN-US/ How to Understand and Use Chkdsk in Windows XP - READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved.
You get a prompt to answer yes or no, scheduling chkldsk at bootup (because the C: drive is in use, Windows has locked it. I ran it for a while and it has very long tentacles and a LOT of them. The laptop rebooted and it has launched back into windows. check over here Your solution with MSConifg Worked!!!