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Windows 7: Windows Check Disk

29 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Windows Check Disk

Hello. My Windows 7 Check Disk program isn't working at all. I schedule the disk check, but it doesnt occur when I restart. Any reason why?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP


Run sfc /scannow from elevated CMD: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Then try running chkdsk /r
Disk Check

If either of these fail, boot the Win7 DVD or Repair CD, open a Command Line to try them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2010   #3
James Colbert


Without knowing exactly how you are attempting to run it, it's difficult to say, but here is a link that gives you the various ways of running it:

Disk Check

IF that doesn't help, post back with more info. Also, filling in your system specs can be helpful.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Oct 2010   #4

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot

As the /r switch for dskchk assumes /f it's usually a better choice for a problem drive...
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