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Windows 7: Hard Drive Always Corrupted

01 Apr 2010   #1
4m4z1ng

Window 7
 
 
Hard Drive Always Corrupted

So my hard drive is always corrupted. Specifically, it's my "Videos" folder. It's still corrupted after Windown 7 runs the disk check at startup, as it insists it should.


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01 Apr 2010   #2
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 4m4z1ng View Post
So my hard drive is always corrupted. Specifically, it's my "Videos" folder. It's still corrupted after Windown 7 runs the disk check at startup, as it insists it should.
You can try this...

Open a command prompt (Windows key + R) and type in this command:

chkdsk X: /F

(Substitute the real drive letter for the X).

This will run a file system check on your hard disk partition. If it's the boot partition ( C: ) it will schedule it for the next reboot... If that's the case reboot and let it run. This can take some time so be patient with it.
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01 Apr 2010   #3
4m4z1ng

Window 7
 
 

It runs a disk check already every couple of times I restart, before Windows loads. Would this just be the same thing again?
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01 Apr 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

What did the chkdsk final report say, did it report any problems?
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01 Apr 2010   #5
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 4m4z1ng View Post
It runs a disk check already every couple of times I restart, before Windows loads. Would this just be the same thing again?
Probably not... The boot time check is not as comprehensive as with the /F switch specified. /F means "Fix"... otherwise it just reports.

Run chkdsk /? to see a complete list of options.

You may also want to try the utility i uploaded here :

DVD Drive doesnt read disks

This won't fix the errors but it will tell you which files the errors are in.
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01 Apr 2010   #6
4m4z1ng

Window 7
 
 

Thanks CommonTater!

Just did that, and my Videos folder is still corrupted. I'm getting the idea that it's a physical disk issue. Any ideas? Thoughts?
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FSScan gave me this output:

Quote:
Scan started at: 01/04/2010 21:31:34
Start Path : C:\
Buffer size : 262144

C:\\hiberfil.sys
00000020 : The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

C:\\pagefile.sys
00000020 : The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

Scan Completed at: 01/04/2010 21:31:34
Errors Reported: 2
Scanned 1 Folders, 11 Files, 1 Mbytes
Time: 1 sec, Avg. Speed: 1744 K/sec.
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Retrying with subfolders enabled, and got this output.
Code:
Scan started at: 01/04/2010 21:32:55
Start Path  : C:\
Buffer size : 262144

C:\$WINDOWS.~Q\DATA\Users\Bill\Music\Michael's Music Library Aug 2009\old tunebite\Powerman 5000
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\(null)
00000005 : Access is denied. 

C:\Documents and Settings\hiberfil.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\hiberfil.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\hiberfil.sys
C:\Docum : C:\Documents and Settings

00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Docum : C:\Documents and Settings

C:\Documents and Settings\hiberfil.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\Icons
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\msdia80.dll
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\msdia80.dll
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\msdia80.dll
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\msdia80.dll
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\msdia80.dll
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\pagefile.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\pagefile.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\pagefile.sys
C:\Documents and Settings\pagefile.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\pagefile.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\pagefile.sys
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\setup.log
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\setup.log
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\setup.log
C:\Documents and Settings\setup.log
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\setup.log
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\setup.log
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\sysiclog.txt
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\sysiclog.txt
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\sysiclog.txt
C:\Documents and Settings\sysiclog.txt
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\tvtpktfilter.dat
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\tvtpktfilter.dat
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\tvtpwm_message_hook.dll
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\WirelessDiagLog.csv
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\WirelessDiagLog.csv
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\WirelessDiagLog.csv
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\wubildr
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

C:\Documents and Settings\wubildr.mbr
00000002 : The system cannot find the file specified. 

Scan Completed at: 01/04/2010 21:35:31
Errors Reported:  38
Scanned  1728 Folders,  4609 Files,  1243 Mbytes
Time: 155 sec,  Avg. Speed: 8212 K/sec.
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01 Apr 2010   #7
4m4z1ng

Window 7
 
 

That output makes me wonder why it thinks "pagefile.sys" is in the Documents and Settings folder.

Also, it saying it scanned 1243 Mbytes seems odd, because my C: partition is 204.08 GB.

My other question is thus: shouldn't CHKDSK C: /f have found those and fixed them?
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01 Apr 2010   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Little problem - CHKDSK: C /f should be CHKDSK C: /f
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01 Apr 2010   #9
4m4z1ng

Window 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Little problem - CHKDSK: C /f should be CHKDSK C: /f
That was just me not remembering it. When I ran it i copy and pasted it. Fixing post now.
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01 Apr 2010   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

OK, I figured that but wanted to make sure.
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