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Windows 7: I cannot run chkdsk

05 May 2017   #21

7 64 bit

C:\Windows\system32>DISM /?

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 6.1.7600.16385

DISM.exe [dism_options] {WIM_command} [<WIM_arguments>]
DISM.exe {/Image:<path_to_offline_image> | /Online} [dism_options]
{servicing_command} [<servicing_arguments>]


DISM enumerates, installs, uninstalls, configures, and updates features
and packages in Windows images. The commands that are available depend
on the image being serviced and whether the image is offline or running.


/Get-MountedWimInfo - Displays information about mounted WIM images.
/Get-WimInfo - Displays information about images in a WIM file.
/Commit-Wim - Saves changes to a mounted WIM image.
/Unmount-Wim - Unmounts a mounted WIM image.
/Mount-Wim - Mounts an image from a WIM file.
/Remount-Wim - Recovers an orphaned WIM mount directory.
/Cleanup-Wim - Deletes resources associated with mounted WIM
images that are corrupt.


/Online - Targets the running operating system.
/Image - Specifies the path to the root directory of an
offline Windows image.


/English - Displays command line output in English.
/Format - Specifies the report output format.
/WinDir - Specifies the path to the Windows directory.
/SysDriveDir - Specifies the path to the system-loader file named
/LogPath - Specifies the logfile path.
/LogLevel - Specifies the output level shown in the log (1-4).
/NoRestart - Suppresses automatic reboots and reboot prompts.
/Quiet - Suppresses all output except for error messages.
/ScratchDir - Specifies the path to a scratch directory.

For more information about these DISM options and their arguments, specify an
option immediately before /?.

DISM.exe /Mount-Wim /?
DISM.exe /ScratchDir /?
DISM.exe /Image:C:\test\offline /?
DISM.exe /Online /?

Also got chkdsk to run verify only I assume, had to take a screenshot to show cause it would disappear after quickly displaying the message at the end, cant continue i verify only, please see attached word

Attached Files
File Type: docx snapshot of chkdsk.docx (429.7 KB, 3 views)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 May 2017   #22

7 64 bit

Can anyone provide assistance to resolve this matter.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of th

Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For example

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 May 2017   #23

win7 x64 sp1

Did you try a chkdsk from BOOT ?
Rightclick C drive in explorer, check the box 'automatically fix system files and errors',
click start and click 'Schedule Disk Check', then reboot. Chkdsk will run before booting the OS.

If that doesn't fly, have you tried all of the options explained in this link :

If you receive this message and the System File Checker is not able to do its job when you run it, here are a few things you can try.
1] Boot into Safe Mode. Open an elevated command prompt windows, type sfc/scannow and hit Enter. More on this here. Just make sure that the PendingDeletes and PendingRenames folders exist under %WinDir%\WinSxS\Temp. This may help if some start-up programs are creating a problem.
2] If you wish to or need to, you may run System File Checker at Boot Time. This is one option which may help you as it will run System File Checker before Windows loads. Go here to learn how to run sfc /scannow at Boot Time in Windows 8. See if this helps.
3] Use DISM. Open an elevated command prompt and run the following command and hit Enter:
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth This command checks for component store corruption, records the corruption and FIXES the corruption. It may take a while though! Useful if System File Checker is not working.
4] On Windows 8, carry out a Refresh or a Reset operation. Automatic Repair is also an option you may want to consider, if you think it applies in your situation. On Windows 7, carry out a Startup Repair or Repair Install or an In-place Upgrade as you think may best suit your situation.
To perform an In-place upgrade in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, back up your documents, close all open applications and then insert the Windows DVD in the DVD drive. In the Setup window, click Install Now. Click Go online to obtain the latest updates for installation (recommended). Type the CD key if you are prompted to do this. Next, select the operating system in Install Windows page you want to Upgrade or In-place and click Yes to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms. Next click Upgrade when asked Which type of installation do you want. Once the process is completed, restart your PC.
5] You may also want to consider this option. Open the CBS.log file and view details of the corrupted files and replace the corrupted file with a known good copy manually. Navigate to C:\Windows\Logs\CBS you will be able to see and open the SBS.log file.
I would try to install a fresh Win7 in a Virtual Machine, and take out the file from there and replace it on your live Win7 image.
If it is just the chkdsk file that is corrupted
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