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Error-checking problems for vista 64 bit on windows partition

Im scheduleing to check for hard disk errors when i restart my comp and after is starting to check it just not going enywere from 34% of freeing cluster i left it for 2 days to run my hard drives are good second new pc same problem with thw first one is an hp m9250f

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This might be some problem with your registry.. There are plenty of software can check this.. I suggest you try to look into below link to further understand the registry issue.
http://etech.maiila.com/?p=24
before checking for registry you may need to first clear some temp. file using disk clean up facilities....

all the best.

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Problems with desktop shortcuts and icons

Shortcuts on the desktop do not work or are broken


Desktop icons are broken or have not been used in 3 months

Startup items do not work or are broken


System maintenance tasks
Free up disk space by repairing disk volume errors such as bad sectors, lost clusters, cross-linked files and directory errors click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which will scan for and attempt to recovery any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive there are many ways of running the chkdsk utility

click start right click on my computer you should see your drive usually C: select properties click tools check now tick both boxes automatically fix files and scan for and attempt recovery on any bad sectors

then select check now start should schedule this task when restart
it will only schedule on restart if its the Primary hard drive with an operating system on it
do not do anything while the chkdsk utility is in progress any input may damage your computer


Free up disk space by removing error reports and troubleshooting history older than 1 month

Set the correct system time and synchronize system clock with the time server


You receive the following errors:

Windows update error 0x80072F8F


the item that this shortcut refers to has been deleted


hope this helps

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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.

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Coping with and avoiding Hard Drive Volume Bit-map Errors


If your computer "locks up" or reboots itself, the problem is frequently lost or corrupted files on your hard drive. Most of the time the problem can be corrected by running chkdsk. However, one of the exceptions is when chkdsk reports that the hard drive has volume bitmap errors.<br /> To run chkdsk, click on Start, All Programs, Accessories and Command Prompt. This will open a "DOS Box" where you can enter DOS commands without the results scrolling off the screen before you can read them. Then key in chkdsk C: (assuming that drive C is the letter of the hard drive where your operating system files and applications programs are stored).<br /> Chkdsk will run in the read-only mode and report (but not repair) problems found on your hard drive. Chkdsk will then ask you to run chkdsk with the F switch to fix the file system. Make a mental note whether or not chkdsk reported any problems with the volume bitmap, then key-in chkdsk C: /F <br /> You will get a message that the drive will be checked (and repaired) on the next system restart.<br /> Enter exit to close the DOS box and the restart your system. Chkdsk will run automatically when your system restarts. If no volume bitmap errors were noted earlier, chkdsk should have repaired the problems with the hard drive. You can verify this by opening another DOS Box and running chkdsk without the /F. However, if bit-map errors were reported initially, chances are they will still be there as chkdsk cannot repair them.<br /> If you still have volume bitmap errors, you can either take your PC to a professional who may be able to repair the volume bitmap with specialized software, or you can back-up all of your data, format the hard drive, and reload the operating system and all applications.<br /> A frequent cause of volume bitmap errors is cloning (copying) a hard drive with more than one partition to another (usually larger) hard drive. The partitions should be sized proportionately on the target drive but sometimes the partition sizes are not reported correctly in the partition table and sometimes in the master boot record. <br /> Avoid cloning drives with multiple partitions, or if you do, immediately run chkdsk on the target drive to check for bit-map errors.

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My computer crashes a lot. How do I fix?


You may run or perform Disk Error Checking(This is for Windows XP SP3):
* Chkdsk (Chkdsk.exe) is a command-line tool that checks volumes for problems. The tool then tries to repair any that it finds. For example, Chkdsk can repair problems related to bad sectors, lost clusters, cross-linked files, and directory errors.

** How to run CHKDSK at the command prompt:
  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.
  • Once done with chkdsk r, run FIXBOOT and 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.
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    Im trying to install windows vista but its not leting me its saying "this computers hardware may not support botting to this disk ensure that the disl controller is enabled in the computer bios menu"


    To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
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    3. Install Windows Vista.
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    "Error loading operating system"
    "Missing operating system"


    Cause:
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    Resolution:
    Boot into Recovery Console and run "fixmbr" to repair the MBR

    --

    Symptoms:
    "A disk read error occurred"
    "NTLDR is missing"
    "NTLDR is compressed"


    Cause:
    Corrupt boot sector

    Resolution:
    Boot into Recovery Console and run "fixboot" to repair the boot sector

    --

    Symptoms:
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    Cause:
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    --

    Symptoms:
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    2. If the error continues and System Restore is enabled, copy the system hive from the last restore point into \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG
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    --

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    3. Use the following procedures:
      • To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable information, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box, and then click Start.
      Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message: The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer? Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.
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    Computer just shuts down


    Run an Error check on your computer. Process takes anywhere from 1 to several hours, depending on hard drive size, files on computer and number of errors needing to be fixed. Manual steps to run Chkdsk at the command prompt loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation');
    1. Click Start, and then Run.
    2. In Open, type cmd, and then press ENTER.
    3. Use one of the following procedures:
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      • 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.
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        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.

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    if problem still exist... Follow this steps..

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    Step 2: Turn off your computer... uninstalled the newly installed hard disk or USB.. after you uninstalled the hardware.. turn on your computer and reinstall your Operating System again. if the problem still exist go to step 3.

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