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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mopargary19355, Jul 2, 2017.

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  1. mopargary19355

    mopargary19355 Thread Starter

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    When I open XP check disc try's to run . Have 10 seconds to stop it by hitting ANY key.
    I have done this several times and no matter which key I bang on it keeps loading. DO you know a key combo to stop it?
     
  2. blues_harp28

    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor

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    Are you saying that every time you start your pc - it loads to the blue scan disk screen?
    The only solution that I know is as follows.

    Boot from the Xp install Cd...when prompted press [R]
    Choose Windows installation [typically by pressing [1]
    When prompted for password.
    Press Enter.
    Then type
    chkntfs /x c:
    Press Enter.

    Note space before the /x and before c:
    C: being the drive letter that Xp is installed on. If a different drive letter, change it from C.
    This should clear the dirty bits on the drive and allow a normal boot.
    It has to be the full Xp install Cd - a not an OEM Cd [original equipment manufacturer]
     
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