I need to stop scandisk from starting???

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I need to stop scandisk from starting???

Postby R2lsYW4 » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 05:46:02 GMT

I selected scandisk to scan each of my partitions while I was in Explore.  
Windows says it can only do it when it restarts so I shut down and let it 
restart.  Now the scandisk starts on the last partition first and when it 
gets to the next one it crashes and restarts the computer.  The whole thing 
starts all over again and keeps rebooting.  I need to stop this loop.  I can 
get access to the hard drive files using another windows install so can 
someone tell me what file to delete to kill the scandisk request???   I am 
using Windows XP Pro on my system. There must be a way to just kill the 
scandisk request before the Windows startup.

Re: I need to stop scandisk from starting???

Postby ColTom2 » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 08:28:23 GMT

You might try putting your computer in Safe Mode and then selecting "Last 
Known Good Configuration" and see if this will get you out of the loop that 
you are in .Go to  http://www.**--****.com/ 

Re: I need to stop scandisk from starting???

Postby Unk » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 14:18:12 GMT

Check Disk starts every time Win XP starts

Scroll down to 82.  Disable or Enable Check Disk Upon Boot

Chkdsk Runs Each Time That You Start Your Computer

Chkdsk.exe or Autochk.exe starts when you try to shut down or restart your computer

CHKNTFS.EXE: What You Can Use It For

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