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Chkdsk recovery console questions

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#1 Iamazn


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Posted 20 June 2010 - 02:53 PM

1. Will using the Chkdsk recovery console delete my files?(in other words, is it like reformatting)
2. Do I need the "reformat" disk to use Chkdsk recovery console?
3. What can the Chkdsk recovery console fix?
4. What does Chkdsk /r do?
Sorry for any grammar/spelling errors, I used my iPod Touch to write this.

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#2 computerxpds


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Posted 20 June 2010 - 02:56 PM

Ok here is the answers in order of the asked question

1. NO
2. NO
3. it will fix some corrupt windows files and will check the disk for errors.
4. chkdsk /r will do what i just explained in number 3.

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#3 Iamazn

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 05:02 PM

I ran a Chkdsk scan which started when I rebooted my comp. Is it suppose to be very slow on stages 4/5

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 05:05 PM

It could take considerable time
Best to let it finish
In the beginning there was the command line.

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