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Dell computer runing Windows 2000. Getting a stop error screen which advises me to run CHKDSK/F to check for hard drive corruption. I was given the computer, so have no disc. Is it possible to order one from Microsoft and if so, how do I do it?

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    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    Turn the computer off. Wait 30 seconds. Turn it back on. At the beginning of the boot process press and hold down on the f8 button until the safe mode menu appears. Select command prompt from the menu. type in chkdsk/f at the dos prompt. If that doesn't work, type in scandisk from the prompt. If that doesn't work, type in cd windows/command and press enter. Then run scandisk.



    scandisk replaced chkdsk around the time dos 6.0 came out in 1993. Since then the chkdsk command has been phased out.



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When you get a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) on your computer this can be very frustrating. Below is the info you need to get from a BSOD because the way that Microsoft words the message a lot of people miss the real important parts. With the right information this will helps tech support help you address your problem quickly.

The first thing to look at is the error message. A lot of times you will get a message like the one below that states "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA". In the case of this BSOD the error screen the error code is a generic one of 0x00000050 so we have to rely on message that tells us that the problem was with the memory or the page file.

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The next thing to look at is the error code. Note you really do not need the info between the parentheses for standard trouble shooting.
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So with both pieces info this will help tech support figure out where the issue is at and where to troubleshoot.

Note the file name that the BSOD list normally is not important in troubleshooting the in most cases it just point to the point where Windows had the problem.

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If you get indications of recovering lost allocation units, then the disk surface of the HDD is likely bad and the HDD will need to be replaced.
If running Windows Vista or Windows 7, boot to the Windows DVD and select REPAIR MY COMPUTER

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You may receive one of the following stop error messages while working on your Windows XP computer.
STOP: C0000221 unknown hard error
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C:\Winnt\System32\Ntdll.dll (or another specific file or driver)
STOP: 0xC0000221 STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH
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Note: The error message may be discussed in many different formats-blue screen or message box. It depends on when the corrupt file was detected.
Similarly, you may receive the following STOP messages when a critical system file fails to load on your Windows NT and Windows 2000 computer.
STOP: C0000221 unknown hard error
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Note: Some other drive may also be given in the message.
On Windows 2000 the following error message may display:
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<path>\<file_name>
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Cause of the Error
This error occurs if the file given in the error message is damaged.
Your Windows XP operating system checks the following files for integrity during system startup:
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  • All DLL (Dynamic Link Libraries) on the system. These include, Graphics Driver Interface (GDI), User, Ntdll, Crtdll, Shell, Kernel and several other DLL files on the system.
  • On Windows NT and 2000 computers, all DLLs loaded in the Window server address space are also checked.
The problem may also occur if an Iomega Zip drive is connected to the same cable as your hard disk drive.
Resolution Method
You can resolve this issue by removing the corrupt driver from your computer and then reinstalling a fresh and healthy copy of the driver. You may need to use the Device Manager utility to remove the driver. It is recommended that you clean your registry with the help of a reliable tool, such as RegGenie to ensure that all entries related to the uninstalled driver are removed from the system. After you have completely removed the corrupt driver, restart your system and install a fresh copy of the driver on the system.
If this step does not resolve the problem, you may have to reinstall Windows XP.
It is recommended that you regularly clean your registry with the help of a registry cleaner tool and perform antivirus and antispyware scan using tools, such as Antivirus Plus and StopZilla to prevent such errors from occurring on your system.

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There are two ways,

1, If you still can access Windows, try to disable any backup programs, virus scanning programs or disk defragment tools. Try also to run a hardware diagnostics tool to detect any errors your hard drive might have. And run chkdsk /r to detect and repair any file system structural damage.

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After you load the bootable floppy disk onto your damaged system, select either option one (1) or option three (3). If you selected option one (1), type chkdsk /r at the command prompt, and your problem should go away after the disk has been repaired.

Note! Unfortunately there is a chance that your partition is corrupt beyond repair and all of your data is lost. In that case, you need to reformat the partition to be able to use it again.

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(1)When you power up the computer press F8 key thne if you are able to see safe mode and other menu then enter in safe mode.Then go to start menu->run type in run "chkdsk /r"
thne press "y" then scan your computer with antivirus. uninstall that antivirus because sometimes it conflict to windows.
then restart computer thne wait untill it check disk and fix errors.
Then you can see desktop screen.
(2)But if you are not able to enter in safe mode then you need windows disk or recovery disk.
Then boot computer with that disk.
For that when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or "del" key to enter in bios .
Then go to boot option and set frist boot device as your cd or dvd drive.
Then save and exit settings.
Then insert disk in rom then it boot with that disk.
then follow the procedure and enter in recovery console .
Type in console prompt "chkdsk /r"
the press "y"
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Then check in normal mode if still not load windows then follow above procedure again but this time select repair previous windows option so it repairs old windows and you get your old windows .
Let me know if you need further assistance.,
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