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Scandisk Where is Scandisk located in Windows XP. I have just changed my Computer from Windows 98SE, and it was in Accessories.

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Follow the following steps
start-run-type"cmd"without quotes then hit enter,in msdos promt you type chkdsk hit enter then it will check the disc,

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My laptop keeps saying that i need to backup because my c drive needs repair what do i do


ScanDisk is a Windows utility which detects and corrects errors. Windows XP introduced a significant change to ScanDisk. The utility was integrated into the operating system. You should run ScanDisk whenever you notice a hard drive is not performing well and also on a regular basis to fix errors as soon as they happen.
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  1. 1 Open "My Computer" in Windows XP.
  2. 2 Find the icon for the hard drive you want to run ScanDisk on. You can run ScanDisk on the system's primary hard drive and also on any secondary hard drives or external hard drives. Right-click on the icon for the hard drive and select "Properties."
  3. 3 Choose the "Tools" tab from the hard drive properties window. The ScanDisk utility can be activated from the Error-checking box at the top of the Tools tab. To begin, click the "Check Now" button.
  4. 4 Note the two check boxes displayed. You will want to choose the "Automatically Fix File System Errors" box. This will perform a basic fast scan of the drive, which will take only a few minutes.
  5. 5 Put a check in the "Scan for and Attempt Recovery of Bad Sectors" box for a more thorough scan. With this checked, Windows XP will take 10 hours or longer to run ScanDisk depending on the size of your hard drive. Run this if you have noticed a problem with the hard drive's performance. For regular checks, run the basic check most of the time and the longer check only occasionally.
  6. 6 Hit the "Start" button to start ScanDisk.
  7. 7 Wait for Windows XP to finish running ScanDisk and view the report. ScanDisk will tell you what errors it found and fixed. Click the "Close" button when are finished viewing the report.

Read more: How to Run ScanDisk in Windows XP ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_2126653_run-scandisk-windows-xp.html#ixzz1BXNDbxHd

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I did a complete recovery on my computer and it was taking two days. It kept saying, 'applying setting " but never did So I turned the computer off. What should I do know.


Open "My Computer" in Windows XP.

Find the icon for the hard drive you want to run ScanDisk on. You can run ScanDisk on the system's primary hard drive and also on any secondary hard drives or external hard drives. Right-click on the icon for the hard drive and select "Properties."

Choose the "Tools" tab from the hard drive properties window. The ScanDisk utility can be activated from the Error-checking box at the top of the Tools tab. To begin, click the "Check Now" button.

Note the two check boxes displayed. You will want to choose the "Automatically Fix File System Errors" box. This will perform a basic fast scan of the drive, which will take only a few minutes.

Put a check in the "Scan for and Attempt Recovery of Bad Sectors" box for a more thorough scan. With this checked, Windows XP will take 10 hours or longer to run ScanDisk depending on the size of your hard drive. Run this if you have noticed a problem with the hard drive's performance. For regular checks, run the basic check most of the time and the longer check only occasionally.

Hit the "Start" button to start ScanDisk.

Wait for Windows XP to finish running ScanDisk and view the report. ScanDisk will tell you what errors it found and fixed. Click the "Close" button when are finished viewing the report.

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Need drivers to run windows 98se on dell xps m140


Microsoft (and Dell) stopped supporting Windows 98 a few years ago -- it lasted for over TEN years! So, it is *NOT* likely that you will find drivers for any computer that was "designed for Windows 2000" or "designed for Windows XP" or "designed for Vista".

So, in general, it is a _bad_ idea to connect any computer running Windows 98 to the Internet -- Microsoft has issued many "security-fixes" in the 4 years after they stopped supporting Windows 98 and Windows ME.

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Steps to configure system boot sequence


try to slave your hardisk to another computer, perform a scandisk with it, and if the scandisk completes then your hardisk is just ok, format it using windows xp bootable disk


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Hard drives show up in BIOS but not in My computer? WHATS UP?


You should not use line select on any of the drives at this point. Set the jumpers on the components to one master and one slave on each channel. Personally I would put one HD and one optical drive on each channel and make the optical drives the slaves but that's not required. Win98 uses a different file system than XP (FAT32 compared to the newer NTFS) but you can still use the drive. I would copy all the files you want to save and then reformat it using NTFS for better performance.

Boot into XP, both HD should show up when the jumpers are set correctly. If they still do not show up go into your BIOS and double check that all master/slave designations match what you have set the jumpers to.

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Rebuilding emachine - windows 98SE


A C100 error is a registry error. I suggest that U format the drive and reinstall the 98SE. There are programs (bought) available that may fix this problem, but another perferred choice would be to purchase a XP operating system. Boot up on the XP cd and replace the 98SE with the XP. It's better, faster, prettier and more reliable.

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Re install 98se on new hard drive


Try a newer version, windows 2000 or xp.

Im runing windows xp on my 500mhz laptop, yours seems to be 900 witch is more than enought.

if you insist on 98se,

1st make sure your laptop starts up from cd drive from bios

to enter bios press F1 or F2 or Delete Depending on your bios.

drop me a line if you need more asisntace.

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Broad Band internet connection under WINDOWS 98SE.


i think it is because 98se is not compatible with broadband or wireless, you know what i mean, if i were you i would upgrade that OS to xp, very cheap these days

hope this helps

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