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My xp pro os wont boot after running chkdisk at startup.. It checks the disk says ''clean'' then acts like it is going to boot up windows but just hangs there indefinitely .. tried safe mode and it hands after displaying the drivers.. cant have xp disk tried bootfix but no change

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Open XP in safe mode with command prompt.

Open a command window (start/run type cmd in the box then enter) and you will get the following.

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

You will then have a flasihg curser after

C:\Documents and Settings\PC name>

Type

CHKDSK /f /r

You will then get

C:\Documents and Settings\PC name>chkdsk /f /r
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.



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) y

This volume will be checked the next time the system restarts.

C:\Documents and Settings\PC name>

Type exit and restart.

make sure there is a space between each / and the previos word/command

The /f and /r do the following

/f: Fixes errors on the disk. The disk must be locked. If chkdsk cannot lock the drive, a message appears that asks you if you want to check the drive the next time you restart the computer.

/r: Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information. Again the disk must be locked.

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