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  • Outlook Error message: inbox repair

    I have the following error message. "Can't open this item. Errors have been detected in the file c:\documents and settings\don\local settings\application data\microsoft\outlook\outlook.pst Quit all mail enabled applications and use the inbox repair tool. When I use the repair tool, it stops and...

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  • Where do I find the log file of the chkdsk utility in Windows Server 2008?

    In Windows Server 2008, where do I find the log file of the "chkdsk" utility that's running when it actually starts. Thanks for the help!

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  • How to reduce or eliminate CHKDSK scan times on large SAN volumes?

    I'm currently evaluating upgrade options for our primary Windows server storage volumes. I am trying to build in a solution in the upgrade to the problem of the time it takes to run CHKDSK on large, busy volumes mounted on Windows. In the days when storage volumes were up to a few hundred MB of DAS...

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  • Windows XP CHKDSK /F does not work

    I have Windows XP Service Pack 3. Chkdsk /f results in the following error message: "The type of the file system is NTFS. Cannot lock current drive. 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...

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  • CHKDSK and Mirrored Drives

    The following came up in a conversation today, and, it appears, that my Google-foo has gone on vacation. The question that was raised was how does CHKDSK handle mirrored drives? Does it just check the active drive, or both the active and passive drive? I am inclined to think that it only checks the...

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  • Scheduling defrags and chkdisks across data centers

    Can we schedule defrags and chkdisks across our datacenters on a central schedule using a central server? What software will allow for this?

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  • Continual CHKDSK errors

    I've recently scheduled a daily procedure (CMD) to run on a test group of PCs (including one server with mirrored drives) that runs CHKDSK early every morning. While running under Windows, if it finds errors, it will shutdown/restart and CHKDSK /F will be run to repair the errors. Out of a group of...

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  • Windows 7 Restoration Features

    Does Microsoft provide any registry repair software or virus recovery software to repair critical Windows components that may be damaged or missing? Or am I missing the obvious ones like SFC, CHKDSK, etc.? The reason I ask is because I will encounter issues that are being caused by changes made in...

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  • Windows XP configuration programs unresponsive

    I had a hard drive that started triggering chkdsk on every boot and finding more an more bad files so I replaced it by cloning what was left with Acronis True Image. None of the configuration programs work on either drive: Add/Remove Programs, Computer Management, or Services. I re-installed SP2...

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  • Windows built in Hard Drive Diagnostic

    I know this is a beginnger question, so I apologize in advance. I'm a tech teacher in K-12. There have been times when I called tech support and the tech has come and run some sort of diagnostic on a laptop I was having trouble with. Several times, they've concluded the diagnostic and said, "the...

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  • MS SQL SERVER (BKUPEXEC) Services wont start

    Hi ALL, Background: Windows 2003 Server returned the error missing or corrupted file after the server was found OFF due to possible power problems (Server is on a UPS). Ran a CHKDSK on the server and it fixed the missing or corrupted file problem and server now up and running. Is seems that my SQL...

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  • indexes status error Chkdsk won’t run on (SCSI) Disk 0 with FAT and NTFS Need advice.

    System indicates indexes status error: "index entry bac3pm.ini in index $130 of file 50" and "index error bac3pm.tmp in index $130 of file 50" and system running very slowly. Attempts to repair problem are prevented, I believe, because (SCSI disk 0) C: drive was set up with a small 39MB EISA...

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