#959 - Running CHKDSK When CHKDSK Won't Run
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CHKDSK is an odd beast
More often than not you can't run it on the drive you want to because that drive's the system drive and it's in use.
Fortunately Windows will let you schedule it to run on the next reboot ... but what if it doesn't?
It's not common, but it's a great example of how you can still run CHKDSK, or any of a number of other command line tools, no matter what.
This week's featured article, Running CHKDSK When CHKDSK Won't Run, has the details.
Also this week
- Spam, spam, spam ... why?
- Finding old software versions.
- Monitoring your home network.
As always, links below.
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Running CHKDSK When CHKDSK Won't Run
Normally, you can request CHKDSK be run on the system drive at the next reboot. If that doesn't work, there is another way.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
Why Is There So Much Spam?
|Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there's so much spam is simple: spam works.|
Where Can I Download Old Software Versions?
|After releasing a new version of software manufacturers often make older versions difficult to find. What if you really do need an old version?|
How Do I Monitor My Home Network Usage?
|It's easy to monitor the amount of bandwidth a computer is using. The entire network? Not so much.|
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How Do I Monitor My Home Network Usage?It's possible, even easy, to monitor the amount of bandwidth a computer is using. The entire network? Not so much.
Where Can I Download Old Software Versions?After releasing a new version of software manufacturers often make older versions difficult to download. What if you really do need an old version?
The Secret Way to FORCE CHKDSK to Run When it Won'tNormally, you can request CHKDSK be run on the system drive at the next reboot. If that doesn't work, there is another way.
Why Is There So Much Spam?Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there's so much spam is simple: spam works.
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