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disk scanning...

It's about my secondary and seldom-used partitioned disk with data - E: drive.

When I switch on my desktop PC and when Windows is loading after the initial start-up DOS mode, they'll show me the light blue screen for disk-scan, asking me whether do I wanna scan the disk for consistency etc... this happens all the time when i switch on so it gets a little annoying. Even though I press cancel, the next time when I switch it on, it'll still come back. I wanna get rid of it and immediately head towards my desktop! How?

Please help!

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Do you?

In reply to: disk scanning...

Have at least SP1? An issue was cleared up with this with SP1.

Is the partition FAT32? Try NTFS.

Let the scan finish.


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it is NTFS

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it is NTFS! And yes, this IS SP1! XP HOME!

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(NT) (NT) Did you let the scan finish?

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yes i did

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but still, to no avail

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Stop sfc /scannow at Startup

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The answer below came from =
Under Startup / Shutdown
Number 5 on the list.

For some reason my computer began to start Disk Check every time I boot it up. If I do let the computer go through with the Disk Check it finds nothing wrong.


Many things can cause the disk checker to auto run. To stop it from running follow these instructions:

Go to Start>> Run: Type in: CMD and click OK.
At the resulting prompt, type in: chkntfs /d [Enter]

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In reply to: Stop sfc /scannow at Startup

i tried tt, but no response... izzit suppose to work the next time i on my pc?

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In reply to: Stop sfc /scannow at Startup

chkntfs /d <-- the ''/d'' stands for the d:\ drive izzit? So i should type chkntfs /e instead cos it's the E:\, rite?

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still need help

In reply to: /d?

still need help, doesn't solve.

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