cannot run chkdsk

athlon 3000 +
January 12, 2008 at 17:11:57
Specs: xp sp2, 1 gig

Hello,
I cannot run chkdsk anymore. I go through the run command and tried chkdsk /f or /r and of course, I say yes to do it on next reboot. On the reboot, I have this message "Windows Cannot open volume for direct access" "Windows has finish checking the disk". I tried (just in case it would have help) fsutil dirty query C: then fsutil dirty set C: command and chkdsk /f on the reboot and it still don't work. So I used fsutil clean set C: to have the disk back to normal again. I ran adaware and panda anti-virus and no spyware or virus found. any idea of what could be wrong?
Thanks

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#1
January 12, 2008 at 17:13:45

I forgot to say, all the updates from windows update are installed and up to date.
Thanks

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http://www.themexp.org/ in visual style section music it's "Misplaced Marillion" and "Script for a jester Marillion" and in section nature it's "high as a sky pie"


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#2
January 12, 2008 at 17:15:00

Try running from safe mode or from the repair console, if you have a full version CD.

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#3
January 12, 2008 at 18:00:38

Info for running the Recovery (Repair) Console:

http://commandwindows.com/recovery.htm


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#4
January 12, 2008 at 18:27:30

hello,
It don't run on safe mode.
I can run it through the Recovery (Repair) Console but it still won't work like it should through the xp run command the next time. I have to boot the cd to do it through the console but my concern is more that there is something wrong and I just wish it could work the way it should.
Thanks, I am still on google searching and there is many start for solution but no fix yet.
Thanks again
et

download my xp theme at
http://www.themexp.org/ in visual style under music : "Misplaced Marillion" and "Script for a jester Marillion" under nature: "high as a sky pie" and "Mother nature and Fat


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#5
January 12, 2008 at 18:37:39

I assume that chkdsk ran ok from the Recovery Console and did not find any problems.

There's a slight chance that a System Restore might correct the problem. Another option would be to do a 'Repair' install using the MS XP CD.


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#6
January 12, 2008 at 18:38:49

What is your problem that you need to keep running chkdsk? Chkdsk can't make changes to the disk when any programs are running. Of course when you are in Windows things are running. If you think that will solve your issues then boot to the CD and run the repair console. You will need the administrator password.

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#7
January 12, 2008 at 20:02:08

OtheHill
I don't need to keep running chkdsk. I don't run it so often but when I need to, I just would like it to run within a reboot like it should. It started about 3 weeks ago when I wanted to defrag but I could not do it because defrag messaged me that "a chkdsk has been set on this machine, please run chkdsk /f in order to run defrag" ( or something like that). I know we don't have to run chkdsk everyday OtheHill.
I tried sys restore but didn't help.
I just did run the the repair console and everything was fine out of it.
I think I might have found the problem ( or a part of it ) in safe mode, if I press esc key, it skips loading sptd.sys and then chkdsk runs fine. I think (according to the internet), sptd.sys has been installed with DAEMON Tools. I'll try disabling it or uninstall DAEMON Tools to see.
Thanks
et


download my xp theme at
http://www.themexp.org/ in visual style under music : "Misplaced Marillion" and "Script for a jester Marillion" under nature: "high as a sky pie" and "Mother nature and Fat


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#8
January 12, 2008 at 20:15:46

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823... says it's a service pack issue.

Reference MS page http://support.microsoft.com/search...


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#9
January 12, 2008 at 21:10:55

In

My Computer
right click C drive
left click Properties
choose Tools from the top menu
click on Check Now
tick both boxes
click on Start

This will run a full check next time you restart!


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#10
January 12, 2008 at 21:59:43

I have also run into some problems because of SPTD. You might want to look at the following web site:

http://www.daemon-tools.cc/dtcc/sho...


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#11
January 12, 2008 at 22:21:30

Thanks a lot everyone, I am going to check and i'll give some news about it.
aegis, there is even a selfmade prog done for a SPTD deleter
http://rapidshare.com/files/1214714...
Thanks again
et

download my xp theme at
http://www.themexp.org/ in visual style under music : "Misplaced Marillion" and "Script for a jester Marillion" under nature: "high as a sky pie" and "Mother nature and Fat


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#12
January 13, 2008 at 08:29:49

Yup et. SPTD Deleter is what fixed my problem.

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#13
January 18, 2008 at 21:34:23

Well, I don't know why and how come but i did not uninstall SPTD yet or delete anything and it works since this afternoon. The only thing, I installed a new application, anydvd and it seems to be since then that it work.
et

download my xp theme at
http://www.themexp.org/ in visual style under music : "Misplaced Marillion" and "Script for a jester Marillion" under nature: "high as a sky pie" and "Mother nature and Fat


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