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Windows 7: Cannot lock current drive. Windows cannot run disk checking...

18 Oct 2014   #1
zeamann

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Cannot lock current drive. Windows cannot run disk checking...

Greetings all,

I need help with a toshiba laptop that just decided not boot into Windows. Here is what I faced and what I had done so far to get its system to load:

Using Hirens BootCD on USB stick, I opened CMD and typed "chkdsk /f and returned this:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.
Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected.
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I powered off the laptop and took out the Hirens BootCD, inserted my USB Win7 and chose to run system startup repair and get this:
Startup Repair diagnosis and repair log
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Number of repair attempts: 1

Session details
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System disk =\Device\Harddisk0
Windows directory = E:\Windows
Autochk Run = 0
Number of root causes = 1

Test Performed:
Name: Check for updates.
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Time taken = 0 ms

Test Performed:
Name: System disk test.
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Time taken = 0 ms

Test Performed:
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Name: Disk failure diagnosis.
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Time taken = 124 ms

Root cause
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Bad hard disk:

Then I ran these commands as seen here: http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help...ng-system.html and what I get is detailed in the attached file.

Any advice/tips will be highly appreciated.

Thanks much in advance and God bless,

Z


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18 Oct 2014   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Recommend you perform a more thorough test using the DOS version of SeaTools. Run short test first:

SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use
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18 Oct 2014   #3
zeamann

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

thanks much Golden for the link. I will be running the short test shortly and then post back results when done.
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18 Oct 2014   #4
zeamann

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

My apologies, I pasted the wrong link in relation to what I did as mentioned in my attachment. I will find it and paste it. I am saying this because I rebooted my toshiba laptop and guess what!? It booted into Windows but after about 5-10 minutes and on the desktop a message prompted me to backup my data because of an imminent disk failure, or something like it. I am now currently cutting all my personal data onto an external 2TB HDD.

Thanks anyways Golden for your willingness to help. God bless,
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18 Oct 2014   #5
zeamann

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Here is the correct link: Unable to run chkdsk hard drive write protected post #7 by JRC87.
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