You may then run Disk Defrag. Support my Product Technical Support Centers Download Drivers Download User Manuals Forum SOFTWARE and OPERATING SYSTEM Microsoft Operating System Windows XP Cannot run chkdsk and subsequently unable to run defrag If Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? Start/Run/MSconfig/Boot.ini./check the box saying safemode/apply/exit/restart pc when the new window pops up when windows boot in it will do a check disk and fix any problems when you have logged into his comment is here
Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Annoying CHKDSK disk defragmenter issue. I had uninstalled Webrood Spysweeper Just read your instructions in full Wannabe1, and I think I have followed them from your previous advice to Lifeson in February. Type Y and hit OK or Enter. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-use-disk-defragmenter-because-of-checkdisc-chkdsk-f-186480/
Am I missing something, or should I just plough on with the fixing instructions and hope that what I am inputting is happening? Trusted Tech Member 4,513 posts Howdy: Just a quick question, but did you try checking the boxes in the "Checkdisk" option and then rebooting to let checkdisk run prior to anything Is there a blinking cursor? So please start with a fresh new thread, explain your problem, tell what programs you download while trying to solve it, and what EXACTLY each one of them says.Kees Flag Permalink
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Safe mode cures many ills by MartySB / June 30, 2006 10:29 AM PDT In reply to: Can't use Disk Defragmenter because of Then I will leave the computer alone for say one and a half hours. then boot into DOS (or command prompt). I was able to run a Malwarebytes scan and Symantec anti-virus scan.
Would you like to scedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts?" I responded "Y" and restarted the laptop. Chkdsk /f After properties, click tools and continue as you said. If it won't work, it can still mean a few things but I am really thinking a bad hard drive or corrupt OS. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/209557/windows-xp-cant-defrag-c-due-to-scheduled-chkdsk-f/ P.S.
I would be very grateful if someone could assist me in this. This worked for them. The larger the hard drive, the longer it takes. It says that there's a scheduled run of chkdsk at start-up which never runs.
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. Forum New Posts Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts FAQ What's New? Disk Defragmenter Was Scheduled Using Another Program techgeekthomas Windows XP Support 7 12-28-2005 11:45 AM Can't Run Speed Disk & Netscape Scroll Issue I'm using a G3 long ago upgraded to G4 and running OS 9.1. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites AdvancedSetup Staff Root Admin 63,198 posts Location: US ID: 9 Posted March 6, 2012 What version of Symantec Anti-Virus?
Try to think of it as a fresh start, walking on air, no more error OS. this content When Windows is up and showing, the scan is finished!! Please try running the following.First close ALL Applications as this routine will automatically restart your computer.Click on START - RUN and copy / paste the following entry into the box and The main trouble as I mentioned, is that I never know whether the disk is actually being checked or not, because there is nothing to tell me.
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Could you have a similar problem do you think? We need to know the make and model of your computer, OS, Exact error message.When you posted, the message in red appeared sayingNote: If you're asking for technical help, please be Edited by wannabe1, 14 March 2006 - 12:14 AM. 0 #15 Yeoman Posted 14 March 2006 - 12:29 AM Yeoman Member Topic Starter Member 90 posts Should I start right from
Grrrr. Posted 13 March 2006 - 07:59 PM Murray S. Thanks. I did a quick search in Google but with no luck.
Now the problem is that i cant Defragment my HD. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. I would appreciate any help you can provide. check over here Now, right click on the c: drive icon and select "properties"..