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Windows 7: When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use!

20 Jan 2013   #1
Jaffle

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use!

When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use! PLZ HELP!!!


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20 Jan 2013   #2
braddersz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jaffle View Post
When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use! PLZ HELP!!!

I'm guessing your trying to complete a chkdsk ?.

If so, You can not do it whilst windows is booted. Unless it's not the primary OS drive.

Have you tried doing it from command prompt? And it should say " Windows will complete the chkdsk upon restart " ?
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