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Windows 7: How long should checkdisk run?

22 Jul 2013   #1

windows 7 64 bit
How long should checkdisk run?

Checkdisk has been running for about 20 hours now. It's been stuck on "Correcting index in $I30 for file 85496." Is this normal? Should i try something else? Or should I just be patient?

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22 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I have had to run checkdisk a few times recently and the longest it took was max of a half an hour. May I ask did you select the box that says to "Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors"? I also found a thread that you might find useful about checkdisk freezing.

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22 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10

jcupach, that is to long. Shut down and try again. If it continues I would run a hard drive diagnostic, if that is good try a system restore prior to the time of the problem you have. then a repair install if not resolved still.

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