My computer keeps crashing

  star23 19:13 22 Jul 05
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recently my computer has been freezing just after I start windows or load up the net.
My computer does not have a program on it that can scan the disk for errors.
I really need something like it to get to the bottom of my computers problems.
Does anybody know of any programs I could use?.
I'm on windows XP!

  woodchip 19:20 22 Jul 05

It does have a Scandisk as such, right click my computer\properties\tools\check disc

  VoG II 19:20 22 Jul 05

To check the disk, open My computer, right click on the drive and select Properties. Tools tab, error checking.

To check the integrity of your system files, Start, Run, type

sfc /scannow

and click OK. You may be asked for your Windows CD.

  woodchip 19:20 22 Jul 05

It does have a Scandisk as such, right click my computer\properties\tools\check disc

  woodchip 19:21 22 Jul 05

Sorry about that just got the error message

  star23 17:29 23 Jul 05

I right clicked on my computer and then properties but after that there was no sign of the tools tab?.Is an option on xp?.

  VoG II 17:31 23 Jul 05

Start, Run, type

chkdsk /f

and click OK.

  VoG II 17:38 23 Jul 05

To check the disk, open My computer, right click on the drive (not on My Computer) and select Properties. Tools tab, error checking.

  star23 17:05 24 Jul 05

I tried typing chkdsk/f but the computer cant find that.
I tried right clicking on my computer and then drive but there is no drive option.
There is no sign of the Scan Disk option in Acceseries either.
Do you know of any alternative progrms I could use?
I recently had it upgraded to xp from 98 and since then there is no sign of scan disk.

  VoG II 17:06 24 Jul 05

Space before the /f

chkdsk /f

  star23 18:24 25 Jul 05

I typed in chkdsk \f and a black box popped up for a sec and went again and nothing else.

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