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Windows 7: CHKDSK question

09 Mar 2016   #1

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CHKDSK question

I have tried running chkdsk /f /r from command prompt and access is denied because of insufficient privilege - "you have to invoke this utility runnning in elevated mode."

Can someone explain what this all means and how to go about running chkdsk /f /r?


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09 Mar 2016   #2
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

The command is correct. But you have to open command prompt as admin. Right click on the command prompt shortcut and "Run as Admin"

Press Start - type 'cmd' - right click on cmd - run as admin
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