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Locked drive

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by 12tipp12, Aug 16, 2007.

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  1. 12tipp12

    12tipp12 Thread Starter

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    Hi folks, my problem is this, on 1 of our home pc,s xp pro, when i try 2 run chkdisk i get a message come up that this drive is locked, windows cannot open this drive for direct access, any ideas how 2 unlock/overide this problem will be appreciated. thanks in advance.

    Bill.
     
  2. ViprXX

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    might be caused by your anti virus program or disk monitoring software if you have any. try disabling any first. you might have to disable there services if any also.
     
  3. 12tipp12

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    Thanks ViprXX, il look into it.
     
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