Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Autochk cannot run

30 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 profesional
Autochk cannot run

I don't know if this is the right fourm, but I have an issue. I have a new pavilion dv4 laptop I purchased not even a year ago. One day, when I started my computer up it said that "Autochk cannot run due to a recently installed program...". This happened every time I started up my pc. Finally, the message went away. 5 months later, it happens again. So now I want to solve it. I have a security program and I have searched on its setting for anything about disk checking but unfortunately, I found nothing. Please help!

Best regards,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Oct 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Oct 2010   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

What AV (AntiVirus)program do you use? Try this:

Start> In search box, type cmd> Right click on cmd.exe in results above and choose Run as administrator

In command prompt type

chkdsk /r

Note the space between chkdsk and /r

If problem persists, uninstall the AV program, repeat the steps, and reinstall AV and update

A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Autochk cannot run

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
autochk.exe corrupt
Hello I started to investigate this issue because scandisk would no longer run at startup. If during boot Repair Windows I run sfc at command prompt I get this message: "there is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. restart windows and run sfc again." The restart...
BSOD Help and Support
hi, would anyone know where to download an autochk.exe version for 6.1.7601.17514 win7 (or the corresponding KB975778 msu file)?
General Discussion
AUTOCHK.EXE corrupted
I have a Dell Studio 1558 running Windows 7 Home Premium w/SP1. Pretty much stock Dell configuration (nothing added by me). Bought in June 2010. I've looked through many other posts trying to find a complete solution that would match my problem and so far I've had trouble. So, here's my issue:...
Performance & Maintenance
SFC /scannow can't repair autochk.exe
I just found out I can't schedule a chkdsk scan, even after scheduling it the scan will not run when the computer reboots. I used the sfc scannow option and the results said something like "windows resource protection found integrity violations" with autochk.exe I attach my sfcdetails.txt file ...
Performance & Maintenance
Need to run chkdsk but autochk.exe not found-skipping autochk. but....
Well apparently i have some missing files on my computer because Norton is telling me to run chkdsk. So i go to run it and tell it to start on boot up. When boot up comes up i get the message: autochk not found - skipping autochk so my chkdsk can run because autochk.exe isnt there, but this...
Performance & Maintenance

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:31.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App