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Windows 7: PLEASE HELP!!! I have spent over 10 hours trying

07 Dec 2009   #71
skylinepigeon

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
When you get it set up where you want, but before you do any (unnecessary IMO) tweaking, suggest you save a Win7 Backup Image to a primary formatted partition and external. This covers poss HD failure of either, and makes reinstalls never again necessary - just reimage the HD or a replacement flawlessly in 15-20 minutes.

FYI, re-reading the thread the only mistake I notice is found here:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skylinepigeon View Post
X:\sources> comes up

and i type chkdsk/f

but it says,

The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.
Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected
I should have noticed you missed a space before the /f

Sometime in the near future, I'd run a chkdsk /f to be confident of your file system after all of that.

You can also mark this thread solved using button at the top of the page.
I couldn't find a solved button, so I reported the post as solved to a moderator.

I hope my experience can help others who have the misfortune of having this error pop up.


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07 Dec 2009   #72
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skylinepigeon View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
When you get it set up where you want, but before you do any (unnecessary IMO) tweaking, suggest you save a Win7 Backup Image to a primary formatted partition and external. This covers poss HD failure of either, and makes reinstalls never again necessary - just reimage the HD or a replacement flawlessly in 15-20 minutes.

FYI, re-reading the thread the only mistake I notice is found here:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skylinepigeon View Post
X:\sources> comes up

and i type chkdsk/f

but it says,

The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.
Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected
I should have noticed you missed a space before the /f

Sometime in the near future, I'd run a chkdsk /f to be confident of your file system after all of that.

You can also mark this thread solved using button at the top of the page.
I couldn't find a solved button, so I reported the post as solved to a moderator.

I hope my experience can help others who have the misfortune of having this error pop up.
That's the way to do it!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Dec 2009   #73
aravinda

Windows 7 x64
 
 

awesome skylinepigeon! i'm gonna try memtest and see what i come up with.
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