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Errorlevel 2 randomly on Chkdsk - Windows Server 2008 R2

On an always-on Windows Server 2008 R2, hard disks are verified weekly with Chkdsk /F command. Randomly, apparently without a real reason, every 2/3 weeks, chkdsk will return errorlevel 2. I wonder if ...
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How does CHKDSK /F on locked volume get “scheduled” on reboot?

I've run chkdsk /F many times over the years...and today I had to run it on one of my 2008 R2 servers and I get the normal message: Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - chkdsk stuck after 2 stage completed

I have problem with second 5raid array 10TB HDD. Defragmation need chkdsk before start, so I planned restart with chkdsk. After 30 hours I have complete 2 stage, but now server stuck on "Index ...
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Why does chkdsk take a long time on one particular index?

I have a large set of data (about nine million files of various sizes and types; mostly student home directories) and when I run chkdsk on the volume it spends a long time on a particular index. By ...
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Why is stopping chkdsk bad?

So I hear pretty regularly that stopping a chkdsk in progress is bad and can possibly destroy data on your hard drive. I can't seem to find any information as to why this is bad though. What can ...
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Need to boot into chkdsk from USB on Windows netbook

While attempting to install Ubuntu on a 32-bit Windows XP netbook, the partition resize operation failed due to inconsistencies in the NTFS filesystem (lesson learned: run chkdsk /f in Windows before ...
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Run chkdsk on a headless Windows 2008 R2 Server?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server which is running headless. It's a full installation, without a monitor, keyboard or mouse. For the last few days the machine has suddenly stopped responding at random ...
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Why are the results of a chkdsk scan on drive C: not showing in the event viewer, but chkdsk results for N: are?

On a Server 2008 R2 member server I schedule chkdsk to check drives C: and N:. Only the results for the N: drive are seen in event viewer. In previous Windows Servers, chkdsk results for drive C: ...
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run chkdsk from linux partition of wubi install

I have installed linux using the wubi installer, and recently my Windows partition became corrupt (hangs during boot). I would like to run chkdsk on it to try and fix it, but I cannot figure out a way ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Stop ChkDsk in progress?

I have a Windows 2003 Web Server that was rebooted and is apparently now running ChkDsk. I need to have the server back up in a few hours for the work day - is it possible to stop a ChkDsk is ...
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How to delete a file in a LUN that gives an error?

I have a 1.5GB LUN, on a QNAP NAS. The LUN is attached to a W2K3, and has some folders shared on it. On one sub-folder there is a specific file, that is corrupted. I need to delete it, but I can't ...
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CScript.exe - Corrupt file

I'm getting the following error on a Windows Server 2003 machine: "CScript.exe - Corrupt file. The file or directory C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll is corrupt and unreadable. Please run ...
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When is it appropriate to run chkdsk?

A UPS failed and a Hyper-V box hosting 6 VMs went down (all Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, if it matters). When I booted back up, it did not automatically perform a chkdsk (which I have seen in the ...
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Do I need to re-install .NET (or something) after mscorlib.dll chkdsk error?

After noticing that some periodic hanging behavior on my Dell XPS 210 (running Vista 32-bit) seemed correlated to disk activity, I ran chkdsk /r. The system seems much better, for now. However, I ...
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IBM ServeRAID bad stripes and synchronize

After one of the drives in our IBM RAID gone, we bought a new one and replaced it. The rebuilding went fine, but now we see "Bad stripes" reported for the logical disk. Moreover, some data can not be ...
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Resize ntfs system partitions with GParted?

Trying to resize 2 ntfs system and boot partitions (windows 2003 server) using GParted. Goal: Resize D: (/dev/sda1) to ~850G - this is the boot drive with D:\ntldr, boot.ini, etc. Resize C: ...
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chkdsk windows server 2003

I was wondering approximately how long I should expect a chkdsk on a raid 5 array with a max capacity of 300GB would take? It seems it has been on step 4 of 5 for quite a while.
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Is it possible to run an unattended chkdsk?

I need to run chkdsk on my server but I don't want it to reboot and hang because it's waiting for some input. I don't have physical access to the server, I can only get to it through remote desktop. ...
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Disable CHKDSK without being able to bootup

The system I am working on started to randomly reboot, thinking it was a harddrive error (we've had two machines fail due to this already), I rebooted the computer to run chkdsk. Now the problem is ...
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Are there any problems with running chkdsk /R on a RAID5 array that shows no errors?

I had a 1TB RAID5 array and Windows is showing "corrupt $Mft" and "unable to read file" errors. It says I should run chkdsk but I've heard not to do that when using RAID.
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Chkdsk reports unrecoverable errors

I have a drive in a laptop that was working fine, then all of a sudden stopped. Chkdsk is reporting "unrecoverable errors" and not even linux can manage to mount or see any filesystem structure. Is ...
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chkdsk log file location on windows server 2008

Where can I find the log file of the chkdsk utility that runs when the server starts?
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running exe makes system unresponsive

I run the file using the command prompt and it got stuck and we had to reboot the server. After the server started I put the exe into another folder and when I run this time it run sucessfully but ...
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CHKDSK hangs on Vista boot while verifying indexes

I recently dual-booted under Vista x64 and Ubuntu 9.04. Instead of using Vista to re-partition before installing Ubuntu, I just let the Ubuntu installer re-partition the drive. Now when I boot into ...
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Chkdsk capabilities

I've used several different tools for repairing disks and have been wondering if there is a list of what exactly CHKDSK can repair? The MFT? Boot sector? Backup boot sector? Clusters? What common ...
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Why can't I check disk on a path mounted NTFS disk

The set-up I have a laptop running windows 7 with one internal hard drive with 5 partitions NTFS SystemReserved NTFS c: NTFS Shared data Linux Boot Linux Root. I'm booted into windows and the ...
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How to restore missing space in NTFS file systems

I have a 40 GB USB hard drive formatted with NTFS on a PC running Windows XP Pro, SP3. I am trying to free as much space as possible. Windows Explorer tells me that I have about 200 MB of files on ...