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Cancellation of a Disk Check


flycatcher1

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I have been trying to carry out a Disk Check on my Desk Top. All goes well, a message appears A Disk Check has been scheduled but then a further message appears - The Disk Check has been Cancelled.

Any ideas to fix would be appreciated.

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northumbria61

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You don't mention which OS you have but take a look here enter link description here

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northumbria61

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You haven't by any chance at anytime "disabled" it in your Windows Registry?

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flycatcher1

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northumbria61 Thanks for your posts. I am a Win7 32 Bit. Years ago I was warned Never to touch the Registry - leave it to the experts I was told - so I do.

Will look at your suggestion in the morning.

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Jock1e

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It has happened to someone else a few weeks ago and it turned out one of his keys was stuck and was cancelling chkdsk.

Maybe give your keyboard a clean out and look for a stuck key.

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flycatcher1

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Jock1e Thanks for idea made no difference but at least it made me given my ancient keyboard a good spring clean.

Northumbria61 The Registry is OK and I am still looking into your suggestions.

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flycatcher1

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northumbria61 Your link provided the solution to my problem. I had to get a friend to carry out the process but all is well. Thank You your prompt help is much appreciated.

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