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Cannot CHKDSK a network drive. Explanation: You cannot use the Chkdsk command with a local drive letter that has been redirected over the network. User Action: If you must run Chkdsk on the drive that is on the network, you will have to use the computer that is local to that drive. You might try this Log into the computer sharing the drive. Open your "Start" menu and select "All Programs." Click "Accessories" then "System Tools." Select the network drive and Right click select properties tools you should see click check now click start two boxes automatically fix files and scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors place then a tick in both boxes then select check now,start should schedule this task when restart have no input while the chkdsk utility is in progress any input may further damage your computers operating system and Hard Drive. If no luck chkdsk utility for network drives Found a great utility called "TreeSize Professional". It runs on Win9x and NT and has command line options for running in batch files. You can download a full functioning 30 day eval @ Background b> A network drive is a disk or tape drive connected to a server in the network that is shared by multiple users, according to A network drive can also be called a remote drive. b> Benefits b> A network drive is typically on a server. Servers normally are always on, so the information on the drive is always available. Information stored on the drive is accessible on any computer on the network. Significance b> The implications of network drive technology on computer mobility are significant. Network drive software that allows a person to connect to a network drive via the Internet is available. You may access files from home or work from any computer with an Internet connection, even if you're thousands of miles away.
Run Network Repair From CMD b> The command-line interface for Microsoft Windows is accessible through the "Command Prompt" utility in the "Accessories" folder. The command prompt is particularly useful for network diagnostics and repair. For example, you can issue the "ping" command from the command prompt to test for and verify network connectivity. You can issue commands to repair the Windows networking from the command prompt instead of using the built-in diagnostic wizards that sometime provide less information than the command line.

Click the "Start" button in the lower-left corner of the screen. Type "cmd" without quotes. Press "Ctrl," "Shift" and "Enter" simultaneously on the keyboard. Click "Yes." Type "ipconfig /release" and press "Enter." Type "ipconfig /renew" and press "Enter."
Fix Network Device Driver Errors
b> A network device driver is a small program that enables a network device to communicate with the computer's operating system, as well as with other computers connected to a network. Errors may occur if the network device driver becomes corrupted because of viruses and other causes. You can fix errors by following the steps laid out below.

Check the information that came with your network device for compatibility issues; you need to know whether it is compatible with your computer, as well as the version of Windows you are using. Check if the network device is properly attached to the computer. Click on the "Start" button then choose "All programs." Right-click on "My Computer" and select "Properties" from the list of options. Select "Device Manager" from the "Properties window." In the "Device Manager" window, click the plus sign (+) beside the "Network adapters." This will list all the network devices installed. The network device that has an error should also have a yellow exclamation point right beside the network device icon. Double-click on the network device icon that causes the error. On the "General" tab, click on the "Troubleshoot" button and answer the "Troubleshoot Wizard's" questions. Follow the resolution steps provided by the "Troubleshoot wizard." If Step 3 does not work, check if your hardware or network device came with a software disc. Use the disc to install the network device on your computer. Follow the specific instructions provided by the manufacturer. You can also go to the manufacturer's website to check for updates available for the device driver. If no updates are available, try manually updating the driver. Getting an updated network device driver will prevent any conflicts from arising in the future. Go back to the "Device manager" window. Double click on the device that you need to update. This should bring up a small window that has the device's properties. Click on the "Driver" tab and choose "Update Driver." Reboot your computer, if necessary. If the network device still shows an error, Go back to the device manager, right-click on the device that shows an error and select "Uninstall." Restart your computer and open the "Device Manager" again as soon as the machine is back up. Right-click on the device and then choose "Scan for hardware changes." If the device continues to malfunction, the hardware or device may already be corrupted. Consider getting professional assistance from from a computer technician. Hope this helps.

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Could have been a RAM problem if you got 4 beeps and you seem to have resolved that by reseating the modules. But the RAM error may have caused some corruption to a file on the hard drive.
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    Running CHKDSK through the Windows Command Prompt:
  1. Go to the Windows Command Prompt. You can do this by clicking first the Start button and then clicking the Run button. After this, type "cmd" in the Open text box and press Enter.

  2. View the displayed Command Prompt screen.
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