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kachi11

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System File Checker
« on: January 01, 2006, 05:33:01 PM »
Why does System File Checker pop up every time I start up the computer. I really don't want this, so if someone could please tell me some easy way to get rid of it that would be greatly appreciated

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    Re: System File Checker
    « Reply #1 on: January 01, 2006, 06:04:44 PM »
    And your Operating System is ?
    How are you shutting it down?

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    Re: System File Checker
    « Reply #2 on: January 01, 2006, 06:14:34 PM »
    Win 98, and the usual way Start> Shutdown.

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      Re: System File Checker
      « Reply #3 on: January 01, 2006, 06:17:52 PM »
      Are you allowing the file checker to complete the process?

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      Re: System File Checker
      « Reply #4 on: January 01, 2006, 06:24:40 PM »
      Yes

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        Re: System File Checker
        « Reply #5 on: January 01, 2006, 11:52:43 PM »
        Hang on, win98 doesn't have sfc?
        Are you talking about scandisk?
        Straight from Computerhope help files.

        Question:

        How to enable / disable scandisk from running after improper shut down.

        Cause:

        Versions of Microsoft Window 98 and later are designed to automatically run scandisk after the computer has been improperly shut down or rebooted. This is done as a safety measure to help ensure no data corruption occurred during the improper shut down / restart.

        Answer:

        This feature can be enabled or disabled in the msdos.sys file by changing the AutoScan= section. Additional information about the msdos.sys, hot to edit it and its values can be found on our msdos.sys page.

        MSDOS.SYS
        AutoScan= Allows Windows 95 OSR2 and above to scandisk the hard disk drive if the computer was improperly shutdown. The default is 1. Setting the value to 0 causes the computer to not scandisk the hard disk drive. Setting the value to 1 prompts the user for scanning the hard disk drive (scan begins if no input for 60 seconds). Setting the value to 2 allows for automatic scanning (no prompt).
        « Last Edit: January 02, 2006, 12:01:19 AM by Fed »

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          Re: System File Checker
          « Reply #6 on: January 02, 2006, 03:48:55 AM »
          The sfc.exe command is an external command that is available in the below Microsoft Operating Systems.

          Windows 2000
          Windows XP

          http://www.computerhope.com/sfc.htm

          I don't recall ever needing to use it with 98?
          I do recall scandisk running at bootup when Windows was unhappy with a shutdown.
          « Last Edit: January 02, 2006, 03:52:02 AM by Fed »

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            Re: System File Checker
            « Reply #7 on: January 02, 2006, 02:38:56 PM »
            Thanks Mac, it looks like we will have to wait for the poster to return now.

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            Re: System File Checker
            « Reply #8 on: January 02, 2006, 05:45:50 PM »
            Ok sorry about the wait. Now it's definitly System File Checker and i'm definitly using Win 98 and i'm shutting the computer down properly. I don't know how or why this happened it just did. And Mac it sounds like your on the right track but I don't understand alot of that.
            « Last Edit: January 02, 2006, 05:46:26 PM by kachi11 »

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              Re: System File Checker
              « Reply #9 on: January 02, 2006, 11:00:01 PM »
              Take a look in msconfig and see if it's listed there under the starup tab.
              You could also download 'Autoruns' from http://www.sysinternals.com that should at least tell you where it's starting from.

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              Re: System File Checker
              « Reply #10 on: January 03, 2006, 05:28:02 PM »
              SFC is located in Start> Programs> Accessories> System Tools> System Infomation and once in system infomation I have to go to tools drop down menu and System File Checker. The problem is I can't find that using Run.
              Also what is DWORD? And FED I tried that and it's not in there at all.
              « Last Edit: January 03, 2006, 05:38:35 PM by kachi11 »

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                Re: System File Checker
                « Reply #11 on: January 03, 2006, 05:33:58 PM »
                Start>Search>Files & Folders>SFC

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                  Re: System File Checker
                  « Reply #12 on: January 04, 2006, 07:36:12 AM »
                  If you want to remove an autostartup, then Start-->Run...-->Type regedit. Then press F3 and seach for "Run", when you find the Folder Run just look for the program that always startsup and delete it !
                  -------OR-------
                  go to www.download.com and search for startup and download a program, that has a good rate and download it !!

                  Hope this is what you wanted !! :o ;D
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                  Re: System File Checker
                  « Reply #13 on: January 04, 2006, 05:41:29 PM »
                  Jeronimo_Mc_Kinsley thank god I actually understand what your saying but are you sure it's ok to just delete System File Checker or is there a particular folder I have to delete if so which one should I delete - Backup, Changes, Deleted or Log. Thanks


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                    Re: System File Checker
                    « Reply #14 on: February 24, 2006, 03:20:57 PM »
                    Yup it's O.K 2 delete the entry in the registry ! (But ONLY IN THE FOLDER OF STARTUPS) and I as I wrote... u can also just look for a Startup Manager.

                    I'm very sorry I answer so late, but I don't know how 2 keep track of my writen messages.
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