Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Disk Defrag/ Chkdsk error

15 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premiun 64 bit
Disk Defrag/ Chkdsk error


Recently I have tried to defrag my computer using windows disk defragmenter. My Acer ( C: ) drive is not showing up in the list of available drives to defrag. I searched around and found that chkdsk can help me fix that problem. Well, when I restart my computer chkdsk never comes up after I told it to. I looked into that and my registry was setup wrong for autochk. I also found out that the size of my autochk file is around 760kb (which was smaller than the ones I seen on other peoples tutorials on how to fix these problems.) It also has no file version. Anyone have any suggestions on what I should do, or a file for windows 7 64 autochk.exe?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Look through Brink's tutorial on How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7.
Select Command Prompt then run chkdsk /r from there, see if that works.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot

probably a file system consistency problem

open a command prompt window in admin mode
issue the command:

fsutil dirty set c:

Next time you boot chkdsk should run
My System SpecsSystem Spec

18 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premiun 64 bit

Thanks guys, I got it to work about an hour after the post, can't exactly remember what I did, but there was an issue with the autchkdsk.exe file in the system 32 file. Once I got that file fixed, chkdsk ran beautifully and the disk degfrag found my drive.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Disk Defrag/ Chkdsk error

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows Disk Defrag- Defrag Larger than 64mb?
-Windows Disk Defrag doesn't defrag files larger than 64mb, and performance decreased over time (as well as my VelociRaptor HDD getting Very Noisy!)! - I do like that WDD makes several passes to defrag/consolidate (Manual only, as my buggy ESS AV didn't like auto-defrag!)! I have tried several...
Performance & Maintenance
Auslogics Disk Defrag vs IObit Smart Defrag
Which Defragger do you think is better, because I am trying to decide between the two, but can't decide on one or the other.
Disk Defrag, Registry Defrag and Registry Cleaners
After that great response on "W7 running free forever???", I hope you folks can advise me on the following three subjects: Hard Disk Defrag Registry Defrag Registry Cleaning With the first two, I wonder if W7 inherent capabilities do just as good a job as any of the available programs now...
Performance & Maintenance
Windows Disk Defrag Doesn't Defrag
Disk defrag stops analyzing at 62% and doesn't go any further. So I downloaded Defraggler and ran it. It worked but it wouldn't defrag down to 0% fragmentation, It still shows 4% after defrag.
Performance & Maintenance
Disk defrag error..wont let me run it.
Hi, when i try to run my disk defrag it says "Disk defragmenter cannnot start because the task scheduler service is not running. Start the task scheduler service and try again" I tried to open the task scheduler but that isnt working. When i open the task scheduler it says "The remote computer is...
Performance & Maintenance

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:31.
Twitter Facebook Google+