chkdsk won't run

  Zenato 13:51 21 Jun 04
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chkdsk, with or without the /f parameter, will no longer run. My os is XP Home, virus-free, I've done all the usual commands and got confirmation that it will run next time the computer starts up, but nothing happens, it just loads Windows each time. Any suggestions?

  powerless 13:53 21 Jun 04

Use the Recovery Console click here

  PA28 13:59 21 Jun 04

Tried booting in Safe mode and running it?

  stylehurst 14:32 21 Jun 04

Have you got Version 5 of Zone Alarm installed, if so remove it & replace with version 4.5.
There is a problem with Version 5

  stylehurst 14:32 21 Jun 04

Have you got Version 5 of Zone Alarm installed, if so remove it & replace with version 4.5.
There is a problem with Version 5

  Zenato 15:01 21 Jun 04

Haven't yet tried in Safe Mode, but yes Stylehurst, I do have ZoneAlarm 5 installed - recently upgraded from v.4.5. If that is the problem, it's annoying, cos I assume the later version is more effective. Does the problem apply to ZA in the free version, as well as Pro?

  Thetford Brian 15:10 21 Jun 04

Definitely a problem with v5 of Zone Alarm!
Loads of complaints on their Forum
click here

  Zenato 15:32 21 Jun 04

Saw all those people with same problem in the ZA forum - tks for link, Thetford Brian - and that's definitely the cause. Will uninstal v.5 and go back to 4.5.

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