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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?

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

Is the partition FAT32? Try NTFS.

Let the scan finish.

Bob

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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 = http://www.5starsupport.com/xp-faq.htm
Under Startup / Shutdown
Number 5 on the list.
Problem:

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.

Solution:

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]
cg

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tried

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

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/d?

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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

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still need help, doesn't solve.

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