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Windows - Delayed Write Failed

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by PageDown, Apr 2, 2010.

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  1. PageDown

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    For the past few days, I always receive this error message:

    "Windows unable to save all the data for the file D:\$Mft. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware or network connection. Please try to save the file elsewhere."

    With this problem, I can't seem to access my drive D: although it can be viewed in the explorer. My system date gone haywire too.

    What seems to be the cause of this problem? I don't have any problem in my network connection.

    Please help... Thakns.
     
  2. Bernardo

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    Sounds like a failing D drive.
     
  3. PageDown

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    But there's no bad sector when I chkdsk it. Also, everytime I boot my pc, it always go on CHKDSK the D drive and also, the system date is incorrect.

    1) What's causing this problem? Is the CMOS battery almost dead?
    2) How to replace the CMOS battery?
    3) How will I by-pass the chkdsk process?
     
  4. Bernardo

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    The cmos battery is located on the motherboard, looks like a watch battery, very easy to replace. Definitely worth a shot.

    Usually you can press the space bar or enter key to bypass chkdsk.

    A drive can still run chkdsk and be failing.
     
  5. PageDown

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    But the thing is eventhough I press the spacebar or any key from the keyboard, the chkdsk still continues. Even the muse is no use.
     
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