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Windows 7: Unable to run chkdsk hard drive write protected

29 Oct 2014   #11

win 8.1 pro 64 bit


I am unable to install windows as i am getting error as "the partition is write protected" and i am unable to run chkdsk also in command prompt it gives the same error. I cant even install registryriver.exe as i cant login to run it....what shall i do?

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29 Oct 2014   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I would suggest posting your problem in one thread only. I gave you a reply in the other thread.

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07 Nov 2016   #13

Windows 10

Tried all of the above. I can see the partition in diskpart and it reports it healthy, although demoted from c: to e: for some reason. Instead c: is a 100Mb partition labelled "System Rese".
When I try to run chkdsk e: /f /x /r, I get the error: "CHKDSK is not available for RAW drives"

Tried running bootrec but it fails to find any windows volumes (had been running win10, but died a few days ago...)

Any suggestions?
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04 Feb 2017   #14

Windows 7 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JRC87 View Post
Type chkdsk C: /f /r /x
and it should work
My teacher let me steal anot older dell precision 390 from her class. And I bought some computer parts on ebay to test them out and the machine rejected them then the Os wouldn't boot. I had the same message also when I tried chkdsk but I tried what you said and it's doing something. But I believe I will have to do some more to get whatever the school has done to it off anymore help would be appreciated!!
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