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Windows 7: Check Disk Force Dismount

21 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Check Disk Force Dismount

Hello... i have been wondering .. i have 2 HDs installed in my PC... one which is labeled C: is for the system while the other which is labeled D: is for personal files e.g. documents, pictures, music and etc...

So once in a while i usually do Chkdsk and defragmentation for both HDs and there is this one thing that always bothers me.. when i tick both options to run Check Disk on drive D: (Only happens on secondary drive) ... it asked me to "force dismount" ... usually i just clicked cancel and then accept the next popup that will ask about "Schedule Scan Disk"... and everything is running fine... Checkdisk will be run perfectly the next time i restart my PC on both drives...

my main question is, the next time it asks, should i just click force dismount or do as what i mentioned above? is it safe to dismount? what does it do actually? please give suggestions thank you

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21 Dec 2012   #2

Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Maybe this could help you decide .
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21 Dec 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

That article above doesn't really state anything to much. Here is the command chkdsk scroll down untill the first picture of the command window.
Windows Chkdsk Utility
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21 Dec 2012   #4

Ultimate 32bit
 
 

What he needs is just a suggestion if he should check force dismount or not . He know about chkdsk but not about force dismounting .

Read the question carefully
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21 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lovus View Post
What he needs is just a suggestion if he should check force dismount or not . He know about chkdsk but not about force dismounting .

Read the question carefully
Yes I have read the question but if you read this link. It tells you why exactly it asks for dismount. And what you should do. We are all just helping people and this information on the link i think will make him understand better. Like it tells you sort of in your link but for people who might find it a bit hard to understand i think the link explains well
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21 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x86
 
 

ah, it just happened to me hour ago when chksdk'ed my d drive; I just decided to dismount it (first time to do it as I usually run it with command prompt ). Fortunately, it is safe according to THIS. :relief:
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21 Dec 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yes it is safe not really harm in doing it. In most cases
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21 Dec 2012   #8

Ultimate 32bit
 
 

So the answer in the starter's question is YES . No arguments we suggest YES !
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21 Dec 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yes the answer is in your post but like you said "read the question carefully" He asks what exactly does it do also as is it safe to do so and within that between our two post we answered his question. You answered is it safe to do so, as i answered what it does
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21 Dec 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Omg!! Thanks all for the suggested links... All are very helpful and now without a doubt i can force dismount it and run chkdsk immediately!! thnks u all been very helpful!! :d
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