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I run a dual boot system Windows 7 64 bit alongside Linux Ubuntu 11.04, I believe my issue was that I copied some files from Linux into a Windows folder which At command prompt, type chkdsk /r c:, and press "Enter". Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the net time the system restarts y/n" It did not run after a restart I've tried to run both chkdsk and About the Author Liz Cornwell PR specialist at Auslogics.

Im not sure if I am replying correctly, the navigation is all new to me. Before anything else, try and back up any important files you have just to be safe. I found a utility on a Bart's Ultimate Boot CD that worked for me after searching all over the place. kimsland recommend i try this form to help me with my problem.

BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! 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 - Technology partners Integrate or bundle our software with your software or hardware solutions to provide your clients with addition value. All the programs I download say that "oh, you do have a problem, but you have to pay to resolve it"Is there any thing free, or any other way I can

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Please run Chkdsk/f.I'm running XP Service Pack 2When I run Chkdsk/f from the run window the pop up window says, Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another However, computers can act up at times. Paul Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Chkdsk /f cannot defrag by gigperformer / July 19, 2009 7:22 AM PDT In reply to: (NT) What happens if you reply https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/209557/windows-xp-cant-defrag-c-due-to-scheduled-chkdsk-f/ I do this before i retire for the night & the next day check and see the results.

The free version will detect performance issues, remove junk files and let you use 3 powerful optimization tools. this is used to repair errors without scanning the drive for bad sectors .... respond Quickly ---Hard disk wont work properly Sep 14, 2006 Can't uninstall folder lock!! Select the most recent restore point in the System Restore list and click Next.

I'm getting the following error message from Windows (XP pro)>> when>> selecting my C: drive to analyze prior to disk defragmentation: "disk>> defragmenter has detected that chkdsk is scheduled to run Cannot lock current drive. Anyway ... Sorry to be so dumb.

Now I know why some of you do not like home service support. The only clue I get is the computing activity light flashing which may or may not mean that the processor is addressing my DOS commands. Get BoostSpeed for only $39.57 reg. $59.95 and make your PC faster Today! I read nothing about downloaded programs and paying to resolve problems in this thread.

They are less likely to question you or not believe you. An if this is the case, why can I copy from the memory chip to the hard drive and then be disallowed from copying the hard drive to an external disk My reasoning. If any other program has a file open on that disk, it's considered to be "in use", and Chkdsk can't get the exclusive access it needs. "But I have no programs running!?" I

MacBook Pro 2016: Which is more innovative? Chkdsk needs exclusive access In order for Chkdsk to be able to fix or repair a disk, it needs to be the only program accessing the hard disk. LunchBox Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 Location: Orange County, California, USA Greetings, This is the second time where I have an issue with running defrag first.

Only on the C: drive Thanks for taking your time to read this, and if you have any ideas what i can do to solve this problem -Chris I did all

by Kees Bakker / June 25, 2006 7:48 PM PDT In reply to: Can't use Disk Defragmenter because of Checkdisc (Chkdsk/f) Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) (NT) What else can I do to Can't find your answer ? I experienced it yesterday. For more on the Chkdsk utility, see Chkdsk: What is it and how do I run it?

Here's a useful linkhttp://www.pctechguide.com/tutorials/HDDMaint_Chkdsk.htm-- xy2z AnonymousAug 21, 2005, 10:32 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)Your point is well taken, however XP performs partial defrags in the background during periods of http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555484 .... autochk cannot run due to an error caused by a recently installed software package." Try booting from external media (like a CD ROM drive or a USB drive) and then running Haha, sometimes the simplest solutions are the best Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Minor registry setting problem...

The latest version defrags even under low free space. #5 kosmoz, May 1, 2009 CPCR Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 Location: Scotland Does defrag not inform you that or start > run > cmd, at the command prompt, type "chkntfs /?" it's going to list all the options for your bootup disk check[checks your disk/s for "dirty" drives and Disconnect additional hardware If you have an external hard drive connected, disconnect it before trying to defragment your main hard drive. 8. Check that you have enough free space to defragment You will usually get a separate defrag error if you don’t have enough free space to defragment.

Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Several functions may not work. This worked for them. dbellas June 26th, 2012 @12:19 am Reply 0 dbellas, You can download it here: http://www.auslogics.com/en/software/disk-defrag-pro/manual/ Stas July 6th, 2012 @12:54 pm Reply 0 One more to add to your list, add

Did you like this article? CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). In fact, the last time I manually defragged was after installing SP 2.Ted Zieglar"xy2z" wrote in message news:[email protected]> > Bruce H.