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Disk consistancy Everytime my computer restarts I am getting a message that the computer is recommending a disk scan because it is detecting a problem. I allow it to do this and it never finds anything but then it does the same thing next restart. Recently my wife loaded some chinese software from different web sites and has given us trouble so I have attempted to restore the computer to previous updates but have not been able to do so because of problems with the disk. I get messages like cannot restore errors seen in c disk scan is recommended, but then it cannot do a scan while in use.

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  • randmasterb Jun 28, 2008

    I have widows vista, and I am not sure what you are asking about the format of the partitions

  • Cisf May 11, 2010

    what OS do u use, and what format are the partitions ?!

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Considering that u have Vista, is probably nothing wrong with u;re drive ....

Anyway, try to test it with other software (not the one from vista), u'll find plenty of free drive diagnostic tools ...just do a little google search.

If all tests show that there is nothing wrong with the drive, than check all the programs that are active when shutting down the computer (..anything that uses the drives ... log keepers and such ..). If any lucks suspicious, close it manualy, and than reboot to see if the issue remains ...

Anyway a reinstall of the OS woud probably fix the problem ...


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How do I fix currupt data


I believe you mean "corrupt data". When we have message corrupt data means that something wrongs with hard disk. You can try correct problem running full disk check.

Check your hard disk for errors
You can help solve some computer problems and improve the performance of your computer by verifying that your hard disk has no errors .
Open Computer by clicking the button " Start " and then click Computer.
Right-click the hard drive you want to check, and then click Properties.
Click the Tools tab , and then , under Error-checking , click Check . Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation , type the password or provide confirmation .
To automatically fix problems with files and folders that the scan detects , select Automatically fix file system errors . Otherwise , the disk check will report problems but not solve .
To run a full disk check , select Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors . This scan attempts to find and repair physical errors on the same hard disk and may need more time to complete .
To check for errors in both files and for physical errors , select both check boxes AutoCorrect file system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors .
Click the Start button .
Depending on the size of your hard disk , this process may take several minutes . For best results, do not use your computer for other tasks while it lasts error checking .
note
If you select the Automatically fix file system errors for a disk that currently in use (for example , the partition that contains Windows), you will be prompted to reschedule the disk check for the next time you restart your computer your .

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How to fix "Operating System Not Found" error when you start your Windows...


When you try to start a Windows XP-Based computer, you may receive an error message that the operating system is not found.
APPLIES TO
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Symptoms
When you start a Windows XP-Based computer, you may receive one of the following error messages.
Error message 1
Operating system not found.
Error message 2
Missing Operating System
When you start your computer to the Recovery Console to recover functionality, you may receive an error message that resembles the following error message:
Setup did not find any hard drives installed on your computer.
CausesThis issue may occur if one or more of the following conditions are true:
The basic input/output system (BIOS) does not detect the hard disk.
The hard disk is damaged.
Sector 0 of the physical hard disk drive has an incorrect or malformed master boot record (MBR).

Note Some third-party programs or disk corruption can damage an MBR.
An incompatible partition is marked as Active.
A partition that contains the MBR is no longer active.
Resolution To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods, depending on your situation.

Contact your hardware manufacturer
Your best bet may be to contact the manufacturer of your computer or your hard disk. The manufacturer may have a utility that you can use to perform a more detailed scan for damaged areas of the disk and help verify the correct BIOS settings. However, be aware that the damage to your hard disk may be serious. Sometimes this means that your only solution is to replace your hard disk.

If a fix or workaround is not available, you can use the "Advanced Troubleshooting" section to try to resolve this issue.

Advanced troubleshooting
This section is intended for advanced computer users. If you are not comfortable with advanced troubleshooting, you might want to ask someone for help or contact support. For information about how to contact Microsoft support, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/
Method 1: Verify the BIOS settings
Verify the computer's BIOS settings to make sure that BIOS lists and recognizes the hard disk. See the computer documentation or contact the hardware manufacturer for information about how to verify the BIOS settings.

After you verify that the computer's BIOS detects the hard disk, restart the computer, and then test to determine whether the issue is resolved. If the issue is not resolved, or if the computer's BIOS cannot detect the hard disk, you may have issues with your hardware. Contact the hardware manufacturer to inquire about how to resolve this issue. You may have to replace the hard disk.

For information about how to contact hardware manufacturers, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
65416 Hardware and software vendor contact information, A-K

60781 Hardware and software vendor contact information, L-P

60782
Hardware and software vendor contact information, Q-Z

Method 2: Use Recovery Console
Use the fixmbr command in the Windows XP Recovery Console to repair the MBR of the startup partition.

Warning This command can damage your partition table if a virus is present or if a hardware problem exists. If you use this command, you may create inaccessible partitions. We recommend that you run antivirus software before you use this command. We also recommend that you backup your data before you use this command. If the fixmbr command detects an invalid or non-standard partition table signature, the fixmbr command prompts you for permission before rewriting the MBR. The fixmbr command is supported only on x86-based computers.

For more information about Recovery Console, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
314058 Description of the Windows XP Recovery Console 307654 How to install and use the Recovery Console in Windows XP

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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!

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I have delete the logical drive in disk management. my hitachi 40GB IDE hdd is not detected in diskmanagement, and i cannot format that drive. ple. help me


The hard disk is not detected, inaccessible or unreadable because of possible hardware failure, corruption and/ or I/O errors.

To troubleshoot this issue, restart the computer or rescan the disk to try and return the disk to Online

To rescan the disk, open Computer Management, and then click status. Disk Management. On the Action menu, click Rescan Disks.

Just make sure ide cable is fixed properly to the hard drive when scanning.

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The system detected a disk volume error which is indicated avery time I boot the notebook. And the system indicates that it can not open some files to do the automatic repair. In additon indicates that...


HI, here are the easy steps in doing the check disk on your computer to fix the error:
  1. Click on the pearl
  2. Click on Computer
  3. Right-Click on Local disk c:
  4. click on the tools tab
  5. click on the button for check disk
  6. it will ask you an option to fix disk error during the scan
  7. the it will ask you to reboot the computer after clicking on start
  8. when you restart your computer check disk will run before going to the desktop
  9. it should detect for any errors and fix it for you.
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La Cie (500 GB) icon not showing up on desktop


kcrosbie

If you are having trouble with the drive it is possible that the USB controller on the drive failed but the drive its self should be fine.

I would try the drive on another computer to see if it detects properly. Sometimes if the drive gets stopped improperly this can cause detection propblems but connecting it to another computer will force a scan of the drive that will repair any corrupted files that may be on the drive. Also check to see if the drive shows in disk management. The links below will show you how to check this.

How to change your drive letter in Windows Vista and Windows 7

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If the drive does not show up in disk management and the drive is not in warranty I would recommend opening the drive and connecting it directly to your computer to access the data.

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Can not use defragmenter on computer. Windows XP system, when I try to defrag I get a message disk defrag has detected that chkdsk is scheduled to run on the volumn:(c:) Please run chkdsk/f. When I try...


Hello,
Manual steps to run Chkdsk at the command prompt
Click Start, and then Run.
In Open, type cmd, and then press ENTER.
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
check additonal instructions on:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265

This will help you to solve the problem

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What does ' a disk read error occurred press ctr alt del to restart, everytime i do it it gives me the same error??


You could have a hard drive problem. To check the hard drive boot up to the Windows XP cd in repair mode. At the C prompt type: chkdsk /r
This will start a program called Check Disk that will evaluate your hard drive and attempt to fix any errors. it Check Disk is successful it will complete 100% and return to a C prompt. You can then attempt to reboot. If Check Disk finds unrecoverable errors you will need to purchase a new hard drive and rebuild the OS.

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How del bad sectors in hard disk


Detecting and repairing disk errors You can use the Error-checking tool to check for file system errors and bad sectors on your hard disk. Open My Computer, and then select the local disk you want to check. On the File menu,Right click>> click Properties. On the Tools tab, under Error-checking, click Check Now. Under Check disk options, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box. Notes To open My Computer, click Start, and then click My Computer. All files must be closed for this process to run. If the volume is currently in use, a message box will appear prompting you to indicate whether or not you want to reschedule the disk checking for the next time you restart your system. Then, the next time you restart your system, disk checking will run. Your volume will not be available to perform other tasks while this process is running. If your volume is formatted as NTFS, Windows automatically logs all file transactions, replaces bad clusters, and stores copies of key information for all files on the NTFS volume.


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