I need to check my system disk C: for errors. This action is impossible when in Win XP so this is usually performed before the PC boots to OS. Unfortunately I can't force my PC to do it although I type Y (Yes) when checkdisk is asking me whether I want to allow the check before booting to OS.I'm searching for some solution how to force the system to do it because it obviously for unknown reason doesn't work.Entering regedit key for forcing checkdisk haven't changed anything.Is there someone who can help?PS: I'm suspicious for some problems / errors - wrong calculation of free space.
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Apparently you can try this: "What works for me is to: Start>Run>msconfig>OK, click on the BOOT.INI tab and check /SAFEBOOT, click Apply>OK and Restart. After CHKDSK runs, your computer will come up in Safe Mode. You need to repeat the above again, but this time uncheck /SAFEBOOT. "
I have a workaround that I made just last month which I have to use myself to force ChkDsk to run on the next system restart. It's a pre-compiled batch file and reg file, and includes a readme text document.Download (only for Windows XP systems):http://www.mediafire.com/?5ymirmaymv2MD5 Checksum (chkdskc.zip): 6A9E1924423788387D5613527791F13AEdit 1: Added the MD5 checksum.Edit 2: Re-uploaded after accidentally deleting the download.
Invalid File. This error has been forwarded to MediaFire's development team.The key you provided for file download was invalid. This is usually caused because the file is no longer stored on Mediafire. This occurs when the file is removed by the originating user or Mediafire.
"fsutil dirty set C:" should enforce a check on next startup.
chkdsk C: /R /X