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Windows 7: Ejected USB Hard Drive still comes up to scan for errors.

02 Aug 2018   #1
SnakeFist

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Ejected USB Hard Drive still comes up to scan for errors.

When i eject my 4TB Seagate usb drive with the option by the clock upon plugging it back in Windows 7 Ultimate x64 still tells me to check the drive for errors. I figured it was done and ejected cause the light on the USB hard drive was off.
Why is it doing that for? I read you are supposed to use the eject drive icon by the clock instead of just pulling it out as you will get that dialog box with out ejecting it. I still eject it and i still get the dialog box to scan for errors.
How can i fix this?


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03 Aug 2018   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

If it asks to scan it's normally because it knows there is an error so it's best to let it do it
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03 Aug 2018   #3
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi SnakeFist,

As samuria has suggested it is best to let it check for errors as there is obviously something wrong!
Post the results of the scan once you have done this.

I hope this helps!
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03 Aug 2018   #4
SnakeFist

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
Hi SnakeFist,

As samuria has suggested it is best to let it check for errors as there is obviously something wrong!
Post the results of the scan once you have done this.

I hope this helps!
Thanks for the replies. Here are the results.

[Window Title]
Checking Disk Storage 5 (Portable) (I:)

[Main Instruction]
Your device or disk was successfully scanned

[Content]
No problems were found on the device or disk. It is ready to use.

If you removed the device or disk before all files were fully written to it, parts of some files might still be missing. If so, go back to the source and recopy those files to your device or disk.

[^] Hide details [Close]

[Expanded Information]
Volume label is Storage 5 (Portable).

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
25088 file records processed.

File verification completed.
0 large file records processed.

0 bad file records processed.

0 EA records processed.

0 reparse records processed.

CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
25326 index entries processed.

Index verification completed.


CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
25088 file SDs/SIDs processed.

Security descriptor verification completed.
119 data files processed.

Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.

3815317 MB total disk space.
91940932 KB in 672 files.
436 KB in 121 indexes.
210271 KB in use by the system.
65536 KB occupied by the log file.
3725326 MB available on disk.

4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
976721407 total allocation units on disk.
953683498 allocation units available on disk.
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04 Aug 2018   #5
SnakeFist

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

So does anyone know why i still have to scan for errors every time i plug my hard drive in even though i click the usb icon by the clock and eject my hard drive.
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04 Aug 2018   #6
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Has the system asked to check the drive again, since Yesterday?

You can check if a scan is scheduled by opening a cmd prompt window and typing
Code:
fsutil dirty query <drive letter> <ENTER>
The so called Dirty Bit determines if a scan is scheduled. The only way of removing it is to let the scan run its course, which may mean letting it run for up to three times in a row.

There are other ways of removing it, but they are not safe.
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04 Aug 2018   #7
SnakeFist

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
Has the system asked to check the drive again, since Yesterday?

You can check if a scan is scheduled by opening a cmd prompt window and typing
Code:
fsutil dirty query <drive letter> <ENTER>
The so called Dirty Bit determines if a scan is scheduled. The only way of removing it is to let the scan run its course, which may mean letting it run for up to three times in a row.

There are other ways of removing it, but they are not safe.

I did that command and it came back as saying it's not dirty.
No it didn't say it again about scanning. But i did unplug it while the pc was off. And plugged it back in after my computer was up and running.
I forgot to say that when i plug it in it takes about a minute or 2 to show up in my computer window before i can use it. But it does show up in eject icon by the clock as soon as i plug it in. I am connecting it to a usb 3.0 port on the front of my case.
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05 Aug 2018   #8
cornemuse

Windows 7 Home Premium bit
 
 

Its Bill Gates' fault, , , , , ,
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05 Aug 2018   #9
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Did you low formatted as Legacy - MBR or UEFI - GPT?
Use Seagate tools to diagnose the disk.
https://www.seagate.com/support/down...ls-win-master/
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07 Aug 2018   #10
SnakeFist

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Did you low formatted as Legacy - MBR or UEFI - GPT?
Use Seagate tools to diagnose the disk.
https://www.seagate.com/support/down...ls-win-master/
It was already formatted out of the box in NTFS format. Cause it had a seagate backup program on it. Seatools say it passed when i did a short and long test on it. No option for a S.M.A.R.T. test i guess usb drives don't have that option.

I'll have to see if it does this again when i disconnect it again.
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