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XP keeps checking my disk at boot

I keep getting a message the my D: drive needs to be checked everytime I boot. I've let it run to completion as well as running chkdsk manually. No errors are found. Any ideas why this keeps happening on reboot and what I can do to stop it?

I'm running XP pro if that matters. This is not the boot drive. It's an SATA drive which has been working fine for months.

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(NT) (NT) Is it FAT32?
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(NT) (NT) No. NTFS
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Is it over 127GB?

There are some issues only addressed in SP2 that we ran into with >127GB USB 2.0 drives. Your post is a little light on details so I'll comment on one likely item at a time or you can post more details.

Cheers,

Bob

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Thanks for your help. I'm running xp pro sp2, current with all security patches, etc. Drive is a 250GB SATA drive. What other details do you need?

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That clears up that one. How about this one.
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.comp.os.windows-xp/browse_thread/thread/8c2cc4b234ee8843/6903190aee7ce0fc%236903190aee7ce0fc?sa=X&oi=groupsr&start=0&num=3

We've covered just about all the usual and known items except you never shared a complete list of what's in the machine. For instance the above discussion is about a specific board with a known SATA bug. With each post you see a request for all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

I don't mind working and trying it from the most likely and seeing what you can supply, but it goes faster with a complete post.

Cheers,

Bob

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