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Renoruona

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How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad file
« on: October 06, 2005, 11:34:34 AM »
Hello,
My name is Chris Ruona, I live in the Reno, Nevada area.  Recently I experienced a Corrupt File issue.
I have this Corrupt File and my system newer one with Windows XP says to run Chkdsk Utility.  How do you run this utility,  my bad file comes up under an address
ybrowser.exe  C:\ProgramFiles\Yahoo!\browser\toolbar\Data\feed4.data

Any answers or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Sincerely  Chris Ruona

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    Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
    « Reply #1 on: October 06, 2005, 02:13:57 PM »
    From a dos prompt.

    C:\WINNT\system32>chkdsk /?
    Checks a disk and displays a status report.


    CHKDSK [volume[[path]filename]]] [/F] [/V] [/R] [/X] [/I] [/C] [/L[:size]]


     volume          Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon),
                     mount point, or volume name.
     filename        FAT only: Specifies the files to check for fragmentation.
     /F              Fixes errors on the disk.
     /V              On FAT/FAT32: Displays the full path and name of every file
                     on the disk.
                     On NTFS: Displays cleanup messages if any.
     /R              Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information
                     (implies /F).
     /L:size         NTFS only:  Changes the log file size to the specified number
                     of kilobytes.  If size is not specified, displays current
                     size.
     /X              Forces the volume to dismount first if necessary.
                     All opened handles to the volume would then be invalid
                     (implies /F).
     /I              NTFS only: Performs a less vigorous check of index entries.
     /C              NTFS only: Skips checking of cycles within the folder
                     structure.

    The /I or /C switch reduces the amount of time required to run Chkdsk by
    skipping certain checks of the volume.

    C:\WINNT\system32>

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    Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
    « Reply #2 on: October 14, 2005, 12:34:33 AM »
    Hi I tried to run the paths=
    C:\WINNT\system32>
    and
    C:\WINNT\system32>chkdsk/C

    also no luck it says bad path specified.
    On Dos Program.

    Do you know of any other paths to run to
    get rid of corrupt file on chkdsk.  Im suprised you cant
    just run chkdsk right off windows program.
    Thanks  Chris Ruona

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      Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
      « Reply #3 on: October 14, 2005, 12:46:11 AM »
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      also no luck it says bad path specified

      I only put that up from my computer to show you the options. You being on XP it would be C:\Windows\System32\

      Or you could open Windows Explorer, right click on Local Disk (C:) and choose Properties>Tools>Error Checking

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        Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
        « Reply #4 on: October 14, 2005, 12:46:28 AM »
        Renoruona........have a read .........
        http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prkd_tro_xudm.asp

        It can also be run like this:

        1. Click Start, select Run.
        2. In the 'Open' box, type cmd
        3. Click Ok.
        4. Run the chkdsk utility by typing in the following command:
        chkdsk c: /f /r
        NOTE: the /f command automatically fixes any errors encountered, the /r command locates bad sectors and recovers readable information
        5. A reboot is normally required for the Chkdsk program to lock the disk and run correctly, so simply restart the computer and Chkdsk will run automatically. When it's finished, (This process can take quite a while depending on the size of your disk, etc.), it will boot back to normal Windows.


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        « Last Edit: October 14, 2005, 12:49:36 AM by dl65 »
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        How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad file
        « Reply #5 on: October 26, 2005, 01:46:26 PM »
        Did you try simply uninstalling and re-installing C:\ProgramFiles\Yahoo!\browser\toolbar\Data\feed4.data

        With chkdsk you don't need to run - chkdsk /f /r - as /r implies /f anyway, so just - chkdsk c: /r - will do.

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        Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
        « Reply #6 on: October 27, 2005, 03:10:19 PM »
        now i have another run ckdsk problem which when i try to run all I get is another program running run at start which it never does in XP.

        Bad file is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Visual Networks\SBC

        Chris Ruona

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          Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
          « Reply #7 on: October 27, 2005, 10:14:06 PM »
          Run chkdsk in safe mode.

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          Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
          « Reply #8 on: October 28, 2005, 12:17:48 PM »
          Are you subscribed to Yahoo SBC/DSL service by any chance ? ?

          If so i would reinstall the software that shipped with your DSL modem.

          This can be setup without the software but is rather detailed, however if you PM me i can make arrangements to get you the info.

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          Re: How do you run Chkdsk Utility to remove a bad
          « Reply #9 on: October 29, 2005, 05:30:39 PM »
          Reboot pc......