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Windows 7: One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency??

20 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro
 
 
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency??

One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You
may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended
that you continue.

That appeared when I was starting up my computer, right after I made partitions and formatted them using the Win 7 DVD.

Why did this happen? And how can I fix it?

Contents of Bootex.log (found in H) (this file disappeared shortly after I opened it):

Checking file system on H:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

Code:
 
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You
may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended
that you continue.
Windows will now check the disk. 
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
Attribute record of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x4 is cross linked
starting at 0xbd347 for possibly 0x100 clusters.
Some clusters occupied by attribute of type 0x80 and instance tag 0x4
in file 0x21 is already in use.
Deleting corrupt attribute record (128, $T)
from file record segment 33.
256 file records processed. 
File verification completed.
0 large file records processed. 
0 bad file records processed. 
0 EA records processed. 
0 reparse records processed. 
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
Multiple object id index entries in file 0x19
point to the same file 0x3.
Deleting an index entry from index $O of file 25.
The object id index entry in file 0x19 points to file 0x3
but the file has no object id in it.
Deleting an index entry from index $O of file 25.
280 index entries processed. 
Index verification completed.
CHKDSK is scanning unindexed files for reconnect to their original directory.
Recovering orphaned file tracking.log (42) into directory file 35.
4 unindexed files scanned. 
Recovering orphaned file LIGHTN~1.CFD (43) into directory file 35.
Recovering orphaned file LightningSand.CFD (43) into directory file 35.
CHKDSK is recovering remaining unindexed files.
2 unindexed files recovered. 
CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
Replacing invalid security id with default security id for file 40.
Replacing invalid security id with default security id for file 41.
Replacing invalid security id with default security id for file 42.
Replacing invalid security id with default security id for file 43.
256 file SDs/SIDs processed. 
Cleaning up 2 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 2 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 2 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
Inserting data attribute into file 34.
14 data files processed. 
CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
The USN Journal length 0x1050 in file 0x1f is less the
largest USN encountered, 0x2758, plus eight in file 0x2b.
Repairing Usn Journal $J data stream.
Usn Journal verification completed.
Correcting errors in the master file table's (MFT) BITMAP attribute.
Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.
76697599 KB total disk space.
10416 KB in 9 files.
16 KB in 15 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
68547 KB in use by the system.
65536 KB occupied by the log file.
76618620 KB available on disk.
4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
19174399 total allocation units on disk.
19154655 allocation units available on disk.
Internal Info:
00 01 00 00 23 00 00 00 23 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....#...#.......
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
11 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 ................


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20 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Open an elevated command prompt and type "chkntfs /x E:". Replace "E" with what ever partitions are being checked. Do one partition at a time.

EDIT: note, this advice it for keeping checkdisk from running on a drive that has been marked dirty, when the drive is known to be working correctly. Some times an unexpected power outage or similar event can cause it, when there is nothing wrong with the hard drive itself.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

Follow Petey's suggestion...

Perhaps when you formatted the drive(s), the formatting could have been incomplete or have encountered errors during the process. Windows was trying to recover or repair those problems by running the consistancy check. By the look of the log, a number of repairs were made to the file system by the check. Running another chkdsk would be good to do.
CHKDSK /R would be the syntax I'd use.
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22 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
"One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency...lots more wor

I'm getting the same problem. "One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency...lots more words...press any key within 1 second(s)"......and it sticks.

Pressing a key doesn't do any good, letting it go doesn't do any good, it just stops counting with 1 second. Reboot, I get the same thing, unplug power and reboot, same thing, threaten to throw it out the window and reboot, get teh same thing

How do I fix this? I'm kind of a Noob and don't really understand much more than how to plug in a SATA drive. Which by the way I did do. My old HP pavillion died, I took the old hard drive and put it in tne new PC and moved my data. Lots of permission issues but finally got it all moved over. Been working for 2 weeks now all of a sudden this issue.

Thanks

Steve
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