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Why cant I run scan disc? I have closed all programs using ctrl,alt,delete except explorer and systray but I still cant run scan disc.Any ideas? I am using windows ME.

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(NT) (NT) Did you try it in Safe Mode?

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I am not sure how to do safe mode.

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Safe Mode

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On most newer machines, just tap the F8 key (repeatedly) during the boot. Usually during the memory check. You should get an option screen. Arrow key up to Safe Mode, then hit Enter. On the next screen select your operating system, then Enter again.
It's best to run all scans in Safe Mode, even virus, spyware and such.
Best of Luck

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Scan Disk

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Thanks for the help. I tried to run Scan Disk in Safe Mode but still cant do it.

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