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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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Sllow prosess when i installed window xp in p3 system


These processors can support upto Windows 98SE.
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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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Computer begins to start up and then turns off after windows xp is displayed. Reformatted drive installed windows 2000, same thing happens


Hi,

The issue that you experience might be problem of your power supply please change the location or check the power supply of computer. If you shut down your Windows XP-based computer, your computer may restart instead of shutting down. The computer may also restart unexpectedly while you are using the computer to perform certain tasks. An error message may appear on a blue screen when the computer restarts.

For more information, please click the link below;
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320299

Moreover, check the motherboard, CMOS battery or SMPS, as that might be one of the reason. Any of such device not functioning properly may cause computer restarts automatically.

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Anirban Mazumdar
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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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I have a compaq Presario that came with windows 98SE.Recently I Upgraded it to Windows XP Pro SP2.Since then My ESS Integrated Audio Card can't load.I keep getting the message ESS PCI audio controller...


hi your computer is not seing the driver of your sound card, you may need to download updated driver for it, you can search for the drivers of your sound card online, you can also find that on the computer manufacturers website.

to see the status of your devices go to device manager for more info.

right click on my computer icon>properties>hardware tab>device manager.

you can also uninstall, reinstall, and update device drivers here.

hope this helps.

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I have dual boot 98SE/XP-Pro in same disk partition which got virus attack. In order to fix problem (long story), I had to remove and re-install the XP-Pro OS. Unfortunately I deleted the XP system from...


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