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  1. ::vicky::

    ::vicky:: New Member

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    hi brothers

    guys i really have a weird problem i dont understand when ever i run chkdisk from windows it says it cannot lock the drive so do u want to schedule the chkdisk when the system restarts but when system restarts it says

    "cannot open volume for direct access"
    "the type of file system is NTFS"

    i have 2 drives c: and d: both ntfs
    operating system is windows Xp with sp2.
    :roll:
     
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    kalpik In Pursuit of "Happyness"

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    Which anti-virus are you running? Is it KAV?
     
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    gary4gar GaurishSharma.com

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    there must be programs or windows itself using those files that is y it says like that.
    also system drive is only checked in boot-time
     
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    see in :
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    no firewall no antivirus xp firewall is also disabled
     
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    try it out i safe mode....
     
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    As already said, try Safe Mode. And also, end all the programs when u start chkdsk\f . It might be that the programs are using the drives.
     
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    hey mr.cool and grinning devil ur advice worked it is working in safe mode

    thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! brothers and thanks all of u who adviced me

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