|I looked at the links. I have no LBA issues because |
1) in startup it shows my drive as Master Disk : LBA, 160GB
2) I have SP2.
Yes i was running CHKDSK from within windows. It took about 10 hours to complete with the following results:
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
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C:\Documents and Settings\ME>chkdsk /r j:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process. Chkdsk may run if this volume is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N) y
Volume dismounted. All opened handles to this volume are now invalid.
Volume label is SATA-F.
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
File verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
Index verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
Security descriptor verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
File data verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
Free space verification is complete.
Correcting errors in the master file table's (MFT) BITMAP attribute.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the volume bitmap.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.
51207152 KB total disk space.
33194708 KB in 20621 files.
8328 KB in 1828 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
550332 KB in use by the system.
512072 KB occupied by the log file.
17453784 KB available on disk.
4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
12801788 total allocation units on disk.
4363446 allocation units available on disk.
What is that MFT Bitmap attribute?