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Windows 7: Why did chkdsk run?

14 Jan 2010   #11
Stephen47

XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

Time will tell. I'll keep you posted.


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14 Jan 2010   #12
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Stephen, you will always be welcome at Seven Forums. You can use our expertise or share your own. Have a great day.
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14 Jan 2010   #13
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Something triggered it - did you shut the PC down properly? Its probably nothing but still.
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15 Jan 2010   #14
Stephen47

XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

Well it is happening again I have over 1300 errors in event viewer in both the application log and security log. In the application log they are mostly:
Source: ESENT
Event ID: 455
Task Category: Login/Recovery
In the system log they are mostly
Source:Ntf
Event ID: 55
Task Category: 55 (2)
I tried to take a screen shot but when I tried to save it I was todl "disk structure corrupted and unreadable"
Any thoughts?
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15 Jan 2010   #15
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Manually run chkdsk, right click your drive, select properties, tools, choose check now, tick both boxes and reboot. Also, run the short dst test in seagate seatools.
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15 Jan 2010   #16
irate pacifist

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stephen47 View Post
I hope you are right. This is the third time I have tried installing Windows 7. the last time I was constantly getting messages about corrupt files and to run chkdsk /r. I would do this but the problems kept happening. It would even wipe out my settings in my email program. So I decided to do another install and when chkdsk ran when the only thing I had done was update Windows it made me nervous.
you would be right. chkdsk is forced to run when windows is not happy with the file allocation table. if you are rerunning windows make sure you wipe the drive / partition at least 3 times.
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15 Jan 2010   #17
Stephen47

XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

I don't have a Seagate Hard drive. I ran the diagnostics for my hard drive and it reported no errors.
The last time I formatted the partition I only had it overwrite twice. So it needs at least three overwrites?
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15 Jan 2010   #18
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stephen47 View Post
I don't have a Seagate Hard drive. I ran the diagnostics for my hard drive and it reported no errors.
The last time I formatted the partition I only had it overwrite twice. So it needs at least three overwrites?
Seatools works for internal hard drivers - run the pass.
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15 Jan 2010   #19
K3VL4R

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

It may have been the TRIM Windows update for your SSD. You should go to intel site Here and run the firmware update tool to make sure your SSD is up to date. Some of the intel SSD's have errors with TRIM and other firmware issues, so making sure your firmware is up to date will eliminate some of those issues and give us a better idea of the problem.

Sounds like the diagnostic tools listed here are for conventional HDD's. You should run the Intel SSD Toolbox for your SSD after updating your firmware if you are still having issues.
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15 Jan 2010   #20
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by K3VL4R View Post
It may have been the TRIM Windows update for your SSD. You should go to intel site Here and run the firmware update tool to make sure your SSD is up to date. Some of the intel SSD's have errors with TRIM and other firmware issues, so making sure your firmware is up to date will eliminate some of those issues and give us a better idea of the problem.

Sounds like the diagnostic tools listed here are for conventional HDD's. You should run the Intel SSD Toolbox for your SSD after updating your firmware if you are still having issues.
Agreed, as this is a SSD.
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