heloo have a question about my harddrive

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by thorlof, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. thorlof

    thorlof OSNN Junior Addict

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    hi i have had my harddrive run a disk check twice thiss week what i am wondering if is it starting to fail i keep seeing thing like files that get orphended and stuff like that or could be a virus

    thanks thorlof
     
  2. Dark Atheist

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    do you use chkdsk x: or chkdsk x: /f ?
     
  3. thorlof

    thorlof OSNN Junior Addict

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    just what ever the windows default is when i restarted my computer it went to a diskcheck when it ligged in and also yoday i had installed a program and then window dected some hardwear changes and then it wanted me to reactvite and it would not take my current product key i had to reinistall the whole operating system for this if there is a next time can you tell me how to fix this without reinstalling
     
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    open a cmd box and type chkdsk c: /f - if it is the c drive - it will want you to reboot, to give it a thorough check do chkdsk c: /r /f