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Windows 7: step daughters laptop have disk errors

01 Nov 2011   #1

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
step daughters laptop have disk errors

Hi Guys, really need some help, on my step daughters laptop and have disk errors on C:drive so unable to do a disk check and unable to do a system restore due to this issue, any suggestions please.

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01 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

What are the errors? Does it crash?

Run a virus check (Here is Microsoft's virus scanner).
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01 Nov 2011   #3

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

chkdsk will not run.......error 766f6c756d652e63 3f1, thats what comes up when trying to fix the c drive for errors.
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01 Nov 2011   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

If the Windows is on C: and running, windows will not allow you to run CHKDSK on C:. It will give a message saying that it can reschedule a disk check before the next reboot.

All you have to do after giving the CHKDSK command for C: is to accept the reschedule message and reboot. The system while rebooting runs the CHKDSK and will fix any errors it finds and then reboots the system to the desktop.

If the disc check error 766f6c756d652e63 3f1 comes see this page for remedy.
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01 Nov 2011   #5

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Many thanks
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01 Nov 2011   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

You can also do a SFC/ SCANNOW at elevated command prompt (right click on command prompt at Start - All Programs - Accessories and Run as administrator).
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01 Nov 2011   #7

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>SFC/ SCANNOW

Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Resource Checker Version 6.0
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Scans the integrity of all protected system files and replaces incorrect version
s with
correct Microsoft versions.

SFC [/SCANNOW] [/VERIFYONLY] [/SCANFILE=<file>] [/VERIFYFILE=<file>]
[/OFFWINDIR=<offline windows directory> /OFFBOOTDIR=<offline boot directory>
]

/SCANNOW Scans integrity of all protected system files and repairs files
with
problems when possible.
/VERIFYONLY Scans integrity of all protected system files. No repair operati
on is
performed.
/SCANFILE Scans integrity of the referenced file, repairs file if problems
are
identified. Specify full path <file>
/VERIFYFILE Verifies the integrity of the file with full path <file>. No re
pair
operation is performed.
/OFFBOOTDIR For offline repair specify the location of the offline boot dire
ctory
/OFFWINDIR For offline repair specify the location of the offline windows d
irectory

e.g.

sfc /SCANNOW
sfc /VERIFYFILE=c:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
sfc /SCANFILE=d:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll /OFFBOOTDIR=d:\ /OFFWINDI
R=d:\windows
sfc /VERIFYONLY

This is the results of that command prompt, any ideas?
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01 Nov 2011   #8

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Looks like there is an error in the syntax.

Correct command would be SFC /SCANNOW (space before /) Sorry!
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01 Nov 2011   #9

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

lol NP doing it now, thank you
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01 Nov 2011   #10

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>SFC /SCANNOW

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.

Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired
them. Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For
example C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log

The system file repair changes will take effect after the next reboot.

Thank You for the help, seems to have worked nice one all the best
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