scandisk prob

  sean-278262 22:34 25 Oct 04
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i tried to scan disk my win xp pc and it told me to reboot as windows was using some part of the drive and so couldnt continue to scan it.i rebooted and all i get is the white bar as windows loads and nothing happens then. any ideas?

  Night Ryder 22:39 25 Oct 04

Try booting to safe mode. (F8 key wilst the PC is booting) Se if scandisk will run in safe mode.

  sean-278262 22:41 25 Oct 04

i tried that all that happens is a system speaker beep but no safe mode.

  stalion 22:44 25 Oct 04

do you have a windows xp cd if so try doing a repair

  sean-278262 22:45 25 Oct 04

how do i go about dat?

  stalion 22:57 25 Oct 04

put your windows cd in and follow the instructions

  Completealias 23:45 25 Oct 04

Not sure why your just getting a white bar when you reboot, but I was using a firewall for a while which ment that windows couldn't run scandisk unless I rebooted. Could be this thats stopping you from running scandisk in windows.

  Cook2 23:47 25 Oct 04

For XP use chkdsk not scandisk.

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