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Windows 7: Backup Harddrive is immune to every chkdsk attempt

10 Nov 2013   #11

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

The Disk 0 has zero free space according to Diskpart - if that's the case, and Disk 0 is the OS drive, then you have a major problem.

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10 Nov 2013   #12

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Isn't that interesting?

Look at post #2, with the diskpart image there. Most drives of his show 0 free. Only a few b free in his OS drive.

My computer's disk management windows, shown in post #3, do not correspond to what diskpart shows.

Is diskpart working correctly? My computer seems to operate fine. FWIW, I installed windows 7, clean, onto the SSD, with no other drive physically present. I am confident that diskpart's "free" memory listing is wrong. (Unless it means "free for formatting and unused by the operating system.)

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 Backup Harddrive is immune to every chkdsk attempt

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