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Windows 7: chkdsk errors


13 Feb 2010   #1

Windows Seven
 
 
chkdsk errors

Hello,

This is my first here in this forum. Please excuse and let me know if this not the correct forum to post.

When I run the chkdsk, I am getting the following error:

C:\Windows\system32>chkdsk
The type of the file system is NTFS.
WARNING! F parameter not specified.
Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
285184 file records processed.
File verification completed.
3724 large file records processed.
0 bad file records processed.
2 EA records processed.
94 reparse records processed.
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
33 percent complete. (297786 of 364534 index entries processed)
Index entry explorer.exe in index $I30 of file 75978 is incorrect.
364534 index entries processed.
Index verification completed.
Errors found. CHKDSK cannot continue in read-only mode.
C:\Windows\system32>

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After it encounters that message, chkdsk stops. I am guessing the HD got corrupted?? What can I do to fix this issue?

Thanks,
MS

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13 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7
 
 

Run CHKDSK /F and it will fix any errors it finds. You are running Chkdsk in read mode only. It cannot fix anything unless you tell it to with the /F parameter.
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13 Feb 2010   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Type cmd in search

Right click on cmd (do not hit enter)

In cmd type sfc /scannow. This is the method usually used to fix corrupt files. If that does not work you can use a repair install.
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13 Feb 2010   #4

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Here is the information from our excellent tutorial library to make a repair install

Repair Install
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13 Feb 2010   #5

Windows Seven
 
 

thanks to all for responding. I ran the sfc /scannow per rich's suggestion. It came back saying that windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations. What does that mean?

Also earlier, I had run the chkdsk /F, but it says that the vol. is in use by another user. Do I need to restart to kick this off?

Really does the index error that I am getting mean that the HD could be corrupt or is it something to do with IE??

Thanks,
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13 Feb 2010   #6

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You should turn off and boot your computer at least once a week. The boot process fixes minor problmes which may have ocurred during your session.

You should, also, visit the website of your HD mfg. A test should be provided to test your HD.
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13 Feb 2010   #7

Windows Seven
 
 

Thank you for the response. This issue is with my personal laptop. I turn it off everyday and reboot it. Other than the mfg, is there any other 3rd party free s/w with which I can test the HD?? On a side note, do you know how I can uninstall IE8?

Thanks,
MS
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13 Feb 2010   #8

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You cannot uninstal IE8 but you can disable it. Type, turn windows features on or off, in search. Then just uncheck IE. You must have another browser or you cannot get online.
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13 Feb 2010   #9
Microsoft MVP

 
 

CHKDSK /R /F:
Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as adminstrator) Command Prompt.
When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter. Then reboot and let the test run. It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors. See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

Elevated Command Prompt:
Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)
At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"

CHKDSK LogFile:
Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.
Double click on the Source column header.
Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Windows 7) (winlogon for XP).
Copy/paste the results into your next post.

If you repeatedly get errors in CHKDSK /F /R - then you'll have to start suspecting a problem with your hard drive. Post back if that is the case.
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13 Feb 2010   #10

Windows Seven
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by usasma View Post
CHKDSK /R /F:
Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as adminstrator) Command Prompt.
When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter. Then reboot and let the test run. It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors. See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

Elevated Command Prompt:
Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)
At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"

CHKDSK LogFile:
Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.
Double click on the Source column header.
Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Windows 7) (winlogon for XP).
Copy/paste the results into your next post.

If you repeatedly get errors in CHKDSK /F /R - then you'll have to start suspecting a problem with your hard drive. Post back if that is the case.
Thank you for the response. Based on the messages, it looks as if the chkdsk /F /R did fix something... But then again my mcafee is showing the same problem that it was showing earlier.

Below is the log:
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Checking file system on C: The type of the file system is NTFS. A disk check has been scheduled. Windows will now check the disk. CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)... 286976 file records processed. File verification completed. 3724 large file records processed. 0 bad file records processed. 2 EA records processed. 94 reparse records processed. CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)... Unable to locate the file name attribute of index entry
explorer.exe of index $I30 with parent 0x128ca in file 0x2a22d.
Deleting index entry explorer.exe in index $I30 of file 75978.
366416 index entries processed.
Index verification completed.
CHKDSK is scanning unindexed files for reconnect to their original directory.
1 unindexed files scanned.
Recovering orphaned file explorer.exe (172589) into directory file 75978.
0 unindexed files recovered.
CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)... 286976 file SDs/SIDs processed.
Cleaning up 14171 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 14171 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 14171 unused security descriptors.
CHKDSK is compacting the security descriptor stream 39721 data files processed.
CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal... 34947872 USN bytes processed.
Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)... Windows replaced bad clusters in file 137151 of name \Windows.old\Users\xxx\AppData\Local\MICROS~1\Windows\WER\REPORT~2\RE299F~1\Report.wer.
286960 files processed.
File data verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)... 18683168 free clusters processed.
Free space verification is complete.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the master file table (MFT) bitmap.
Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.
147605188 KB total disk space.
72398468 KB in 243139 files.
143368 KB in 39724 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
330676 KB in use by the system.
4096 KB occupied by the log file.
74732676 KB available on disk.
4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
36901297 total allocation units on disk.
18683169 allocation units available on disk.
Internal Info: 00 61 04 00 f7 50 04 00 4c 79 07 00 00 00 00 00 .a...P..Ly...... b9 05 00 00 5e 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....^........... f0 8a 35 00 50 01 34 00 f0 17 34 00 00 00 34 00 ..5.P.4...4...4.
Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
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So, does my HD need any fixes?

Thanks,
MS
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