Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Security descriptors contain information about ownership of a file or directory, about NTFS permissions for the file or directory, and about auditing for the file or directory. Relevant Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles 315265: How to Perform Disk Error Checking in Windows XP 316506: Chkdsk Runs Each Time That You Start Your Computer 831426: Chkdsk.exe or Autochk.exe starts when http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-checking-phase-5.html
I want to cancel mine as well, but don't want to do any damage. 0 #5 Peter Mac Posted 28 January 2008 - 03:01 PM Peter Mac Member Member 28 posts Mijn accountZoekenMapsYouTubePlayNieuwsGmailDriveAgendaGoogle+VertalenFoto'sMeerShoppingDocumentenBoekenBloggerContactpersonenHangoutsNog meer van GoogleInloggenVerborgen veldenZoeken naar groepen of berichten Home Guides Tutorials Articles Product Reviews Glossary Select Page Hard Disk Maintenance - Error Checking using Windows XP ScanDisk tools by During a 5-Phase Chkdsk it's normal for it to stay >> at that percentage for a long time. >> >> I would get/use SpeedFan 4.33 to read it's SMART data to Yes there may be a file or two which were not written correctly but I have not found them yet. http://best-windows.vlaurie.com/chkdsk.html
But, repeated failures to complete check disk is a sign the drive needs to be replaced. But keep an eye on the computer for any error messages or anything indicating a problem. Index verification completed.
Menu Home Windows XP Desktop and Start menu Restoring your computer to a pre-defined point Updating Windows XP automatically Where is the clipboard in XP? FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestredditTumblr Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? If there are unusually large numbers of files, the /F option can also take many hours. Disk Error Checking Windows 8 I will leave it running for now, it might be a bit quicker now I have X2 processor.
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. Disk Error Checking Utility As to the value of the data, it's > > devoted entirely to backups. (I think I could get 500-750 gigs for > > what I paid for this drive a Wishing only good things for PC users everywhere :wave:Click to expand... https://www.pctechguide.com/how-to-maintain-your-hard-disk-drive/hard-disk-maintenance-error-checking-using-windows-xp-scandisk-tools During each pass a message and a progress report is displayed.
Can anyone help me with this? >> >> > Frank >> >> >> How valuable did you say the data on the drive is? >> >> >> HTH >> >> -pk Disk Error Checking Mac Phases 4 and 5: Checking sectors (optional) If the /R switch is in effect, Chkdsk runs two more passes to look for bad sectors. The images give you an idea of how each attribute is within such range. Can anyone help me with this? > > Frank Frank, Apr 6, 2008 #3 John John (MVP) Guest A 300 gig hard may take a long time to pass Phase
Can anyone help me with this? > Frank How valuable did you say the data on the drive is? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/chkdsk-error-stage-4/04da7b07-be5c-4db7-bd90-a52bc5ed63d3 The disk is 5 years old. Disk Error Checking Taking Forever The best advice given is to immediately take the important information you have on the drive, back it up somewhere else, and replace the drive. 5 years is a good run Disk Error Checking Software OK now it has green blobs all the way to the end of the progress bar then it says.. "Windows was unable to complete the disk check" This is an example
I really just want to cancel this window by clicking the "X" Is there any harm in stopping my disk check? 0 #4 diggeryo Posted 28 January 2008 - 02:47 PM his comment is here However, this may involve a period of many hours. So all appears fine now? A box showing the options for running Chkdsk is then available as shown in the figure below. Disk Error Checking Log
If chkdsk would not complete it would report the error every boot-up. Login now. How long should I give it before I should assume it has frozen? (The computer itself is ok--it's not frozen). this contact form To give you an idea, I just ran HD Tune on two disks, on a rather old computer.
NTFS seldomly does this like FAT32 was known to do, so you've experienced some previous hank-up where the only thing left you could do was to power-off. Disk Error Checking Tool Vista I myself stumbled upon this problem for the first time, about a month after I bought my new computer that came loaded with Windows XP Home Edition. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free.
I mean if you had been using your computer for many years with no problems it is rather hard to conclude you have bad a harddrive! Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful It has no bearing whatsoever on whether or not the drive has bad sectors.Click to expand... Disk Error Checking Linux CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
If you run a cursory ( Read > Only ) Chkdsk exactly what does the summary say ? http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/chkdsk.mspx?mfr=true I wish you good fortune with your drive. Just because I ask a question here does not mean I am not able to restored data or reinstall windows, however I do not expect to be doing either in the http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-checking-log.html Windows will now check the disk.
I did do this on my old computer but was told it would be harder to do with windows XP, I guess I will find that out if I have a Cleaning up minor inconsistencies on the drive. CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)... System crashes or freezes, power glitches, incorrectly turning off a computer can all cause corruption in the file or folder structure.
McCarty" <> wrote: > If it's formatted NTFS, the MFT is offset from the start of the disk > by around 14%. Jul 20, 2010 #22 esbo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102 ruready2 said: ↑ I read everything you posted. The MBTF of HD's is highly variable. Don't ask me why Microsoft did this, because I don't know the answer.
You can download either the ISO version and boot from the disc or you can use the windows version and run the test while logged on. information; it will tell you the condition of the drive.  btw: it's under Storage (duh) [/edit] Jul 19, 2010 #11 ruready2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 202 esbo said: ↑ I Don't do it every day. And if it doesn't..
However, the X in the upper-right corner is lit. I feel confident my drive is basically OK, chkdsk has never ran properly on my system and I have had years of trouble free use (apart from when I had the My drive always finishes chkdsk. It's possible that I misread some of your posts - but the impression that I got was that 1.
If you want to take your life in your hands so to speak, then so be it. I just cleared the cache, cookies, etc on firefox which is the default browser I use. And if it doesn't.. Jul 19, 2010 #16 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,120 +595 My last comment was drawing attention that there are other issues than just bad sectors.
As to the value of the data, it's > devoted entirely to backups. (I think I could get 500-750 gigs for > what I paid for this drive a couple of