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Windows 7: Not sure if CHKDSK stuck or should wait it out.


22 Feb 2012   #1

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Not sure if CHKDSK stuck or should wait it out.

Ok so my computer was not booting up so last night I went to the built in startup repair in Windows 7 and through the command prompt did a "chkdsk c: /f /b" which I saw online. It took about 15 hrs to get where it is at now which it finished the stage 5 and now says "Free space verification is complete." I thought that meant it finished but im assuming not because it won't let me type in the CMD box. Its been at this point for about 2 hours now and im wondering if I should try to shut down and boot up my computer or wait out until it does more. Also during stage 4 it said a couple times that windows repaired bad clusters.


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23 Feb 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Sounds like your hard drive is in trouble. I'd shut it down then run the hard drive manufacturers diagnostic to see if it finds any problems.

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