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When i start my laptop, optima running vista, it tells me there is an inconsistancy in the c disk. however when it tries to scan for errors it always freezes at the same point. i am unsure what to do

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Bad hard drive, "cycle error" get a new hard drive
but first do a clean vista installation.

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My N100 notebook is very slow in process


if it is a windows computer, try running defragmenter and disk cleanup.
to run defragmenter, in the search box in the start menu (in vista and windows 7) and search "defragmenter" select the c drive, and defragment it.. while you're at it, set up a weekly defragment with the defragmenter schedule.
To run disk cleanup, search for "disk cleanup" in the same search box. select the c drive, and check all the things you want to clean up.
you can always just do a scan with your antivirus to check if theres a virus slowing your system down.

Oct 07, 2012 | Samsung N150 (36725723009) Netbook

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How to check a hard drive for errors in Windows


Windows comes with many diagnostic, repair, and maintenance tools that can help you get the most life and best performance out of your computer. One of these tools is the hard drive error-checking utility.<br /> <br /> Over time, your hard drive can develop problems, both with the physical disk itself as well as with corrupted areas of the file system. Running the error-checking utility can sometimes fix these problems, and if it can't fix them, it can at least identify and isolate them. It's a good idea to run error-checking once in a while to optimize your hard drive.<br /> <br /> To run Windows error-checking, follow the steps below.<br /> <br /> 1. Click on the Start button (in Vista, click on the Vista orb) to bring up the Start menu.<br /> <br /> 2. Select My Computer (in Vista, select Computer).<br /> <br /> 3. Right click on the hard drive you want to scan for errors and select <br /> Properties.<br /> <br /> 4. In the Disk Properties window, click on the Tools tab.<br /> <br /> 5. Under the "Error-checking" heading, click "Check Now...."<br /> <br /> In the Check Disk window that appears, there are two options. You can run error-checking with neither, one, or both of those options selected, depending on how intensive a scan you want to run (and how long you have to wait). If you check the first option (<i>Automatically fix file system errors</i>) and click Start, you'll be prompted to restart your computer in order for the utility to able to run; you can either restart now or restart later, and when the computer boots back up, the check disk program will run.<br /> <br /> The second option (<i>Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors</i>) can be run immediately, but it can take a lot of time to finish. The bad sector check has four phases, and you'll see a status bar to let you know how far along the check is. Only select this option if you don't need your computer for a while. If you are using a laptop, connect to an external power source before clicking Start to begin the scan.

on Dec 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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What is the solution to "Exception EOleSysError module at 00058E75."


Try this:

Run a CheckDisk:
How to run Chkdsk at the command prompt

(Windows XP)
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In Open, type cmd, and then press ENTER.
  3. Use one of the following procedures:
    • To run Chkdsk in read-only mode, at the command prompt, type chkdsk, and then press ENTER.
    • To repair errors without scanning the volume for bad sectors, at the command prompt, type chkdsk volume:/f, and then press ENTER.

      Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message: Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)Type Y, and then press ENTER to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.
    • To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable information, at the command prompt, type chkdsk volume:/r, and then press ENTER.

      Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message: Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)Type Y, and then press ENTER to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

      Windows Vista & Windows 7
      You can launch CHKDSK using two methods (the former being the easiest):

      Graphical Interface:

      Open the Computer option from the start menu, which will display all of the drives available to scan on your PC:

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      Then, right click on the drive you wish to scan for errors and select Properties:

      107d1237820652-use-chkdsk-check-disk-chkdsk2.png
      Now click the Tools menu, then Check Now under the error-checking section:

      106d1237820652-use-chkdsk-check-disk-chkdsk3.png
      You have several options within the check disk tool. It is always recommended you leave the "automatically fix file system errors" box checked, as this repairs and problems found. If you want to perform a deeper scan, tick "scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors". This second option takes longer, but is worth doing if you suspect a drive problem. Once you are configured, click Start:

      105d1237820652-use-chkdsk-check-disk-chkdsk4.png
      If you try to check a disk that is currently in use, you will receive a message asking if you wish to schedule a scan. Accepting this will perform the scan next time you restart your PC:

      104d1237820652-use-chkdsk-check-disk-chkdsk5.png
      Good Luck!

Aug 17, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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"We found an inconsistency in


First thing to try is starting the computer in safe mode. Once you have it up and running, do a system restore back to when it was working.
This could very well solve your problem. If not, repost your question telling us what you have tried.

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Installing Vista Home Basic at clean install got an error code 0x80070057 Windows could not format a partition on disk 0 the error occurred while preparing the partition selected for installation _____...


this sounds like a hardware issue, i suspect the harddrive. Try formating it and running diagnostics form a hDD external enclosure. Run a full scan disk and then format it form there before initializing it and back to the laptop for full installation of Vista

Sep 22, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5742Z-4200 Notebook

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Hi, My laptop taking so much time to switch on and it became very slow. Please tell me the soluiton for it.


Sometimes slow booting of computers and Laptops are caused by viruses and spywares. Also, a High temperatured Processor makes a computer slow.
Here are some solutions you might want to try.
  1. If you have a installed antivirus in your computer, i suggest you update your Antivirus and then Start scanning your computer for possible viruses and spywares.
  2. If viruses and Spywares are not the problem, maybe your Processor is feeling to much heat. I suggest you use Laptop Coolers like this one. heifentrixx_11.jpg
  3. This will help you cool down you Processor and Laptop.
Hope my solution will help. Thanks for using Fixya!

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Upon connecting the samsung G2 to my laptop, it says "needs formatting" but when click the format disk option it says "disk can not be formatted'


Many errors in Windows are caused by corrupt files. Those files could have become corrupt because of errors on your hard drive. The Check Disk tool checks for errors and attempts to fix any it finds.
Warning: Use Check Disk at your own risk. On rare occasions I've experienced problems when using check disk in Windows Vista. Here are a few things to watch out for:
If you run check disk and your computer has to be restarted to scan your computer and your computer hangs at a black screen when it boots up, do the following: Turn the computer off and back on and immediately start pressing F8 on your keyboard repeatedly. A black screen with different boot options will appear. Select to use the Last known good configuration (advanced) boot option.
Never stop check disk once it has started. It could take hours to days to scan your hard drive depending on its size. How-to Use Check Disk Using the Graphical User Interface (GUI)
Open the Start Menu and click Computer. Right-click the drive you want to perform a check disk on and select Properties. Click the Tools tab in the drive Properties window.

Click Check Now under error checking. To perform a complete check of your hard drive for errors check off both options in the check disk window that pops up.

Click the Start button to start the process. If you are trying to check a hard drive that has open files you'll get a message similar to the one shown below.

Click Schedule disk check. Disk check can't check a hard drive that has open files. Your computer will reboot and check the disk before Windows Vista boots up. If you want to cancel the scheduled disk check for any reason, check out this guide.
Using the Command Line Interface
Check Disk can also be run using the command line (DOS) prompt.
Open the command prompt with administrative privileges by typing cmd in the search box in the Start Menu and right-click cmd.exe in the search results and then select Run as Administrator. Type chkdsk followed by one or a combination of switches listed below in the command prompt. If you run the check disk (chkdsk) command from the command prompt by typing just chkdsk check disk will run in read only mode. All it does is check for errors. It will not fix any errors it finds unless told to do so. This is done by adding switches when typing chkdsk in the command prompt.
A switch looks something like chkdsk /F. Notice the switch /F after the chkdsk command.
Below is a list of most of the switches used with the check disk command. You can use one or a combination of switches with the check disk command.
D: If you want check disk to scan a drive other than the C: drive, add the drive letter after chkdsk to tell it to scan that drive. If the drive is called X: on your computer it would look like chkdsk X:.
/F: The /F switch is the most common of the chkdsk switches. It tells chkdsk to fix any errors it finds. Chkdsk can't fix errors on a disk that has open files. If chkdsk asks you if you want to check the drive next time Windows Vista boots or dismount the drive choose to check the drive next time Windows Vista boots. Never choose to dismount the drive. That option should only be used by a professional.
/R: The /R switch tells chkdsk to attempt to recover any bad sectors of the hard drive if any are found. A bad sector is a spot on the hard drive that can't hold saved data anymore.
/I: The /I switch tells chkdsk to perform a less detailed but faster disk check.
/C: The /C switch tells chkdsk to skip the checking of cycles within a folder structure which reduces the scan time. Don't ask me what this means.
An example of an exhaustive disk check using the command line interface is:
chkdsk D: /F /R
The check disk command shown above will fix any errors it finds and also attempt to recover bad sectors of the D: drive if any are found.
If all else fails, try 3rd party tool SpinRite.

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I bought a P500-OTE laptop on Dec 23 2010. Two days ago in start up it goes into a disk check, and every time after.Can you tell me what is wrong ?


They usually go into disk check mode when they have not been closed down correctly, or there is a disk error.
When the laptop has settled down and loaded, click start and type DSKCHK/F in the search box then run disk check with the /F for fix. That should fix all of your errors.
Hope that helps.

Dec 30, 2010 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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How to run scan disk


if you are using Windows OS, open the Computer or My Computer icon, then right-click the drive where you want to run scan disk and click Properties. Click the Tools tab, then click Check Now under Error Checking. You can then select the option to automatically recover bad sectors and repair errors before the actual process is started.

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Down loaded msn explorer 8 pc will not start up TMGR missing


The "TMGR" is a Windows Operating System component file.
This error might occur if the TMGR file is corrupted or missing.
However, as this is a Operating System Component file, you may resolve the issue by performing the below steps.
First, you may try performing the SFC Scan.
Performing the SFC Scan will automatically fix any damaged files or any errors in the Registry.
Steps to initiate the SFC Scan:
1) Open the RUN command window.
2) In the RUN command window, type "cmd" and press Enter.
3) In the Command prompt, type cd
4) Then. type cd Windows and press Enter.
5) Then type sfc /scannow and press Enter.
6) This will start the SFC Scan process.
The Computer might also ask for the Windows Operating System Disc.
Peforming the SFC Scan should resolve the issue with the TMGR file.
If the issue still persists, initiate the Disc checking process.
For Windows XP:
support.microsoft.com/kb/315265
For Windows Vista:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Check-your-hard-disk-for-errors
For Windows 7:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Check-your-hard-disk-for-errors

Jul 05, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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