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#1 Desiloader

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 12:42 PM

I have a Lenovo p580,
last night around 12:30am, I was watching a movie on my laptop and it randomly restarted. When it got past the welcome after a millions of beeps, the screen went black, so i hard rebooted it by holding down the power button. Then when the window sign begins to be created by those dots, about the second dot i got the blue screen of death, which i could not read because it automatically restarted and then i went into start up repair which, couldn't resolve the problem. I tried booting into safemode and it wasn't working so i thought it was a problem with the hdd. I realised the hdd area was really hot so i turned off the laptop and let it charge overnight.

Now the laptop is working fine, i ran a checkdisk during startup. However now, after the windows logo i have a very quick error which is something along the lines

autochk program not found, skipping autocheck (not 100% sure if those are the corrects words, but skipping and autochk not found is in it.

i have looked at the regitry value for autochk and found this


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager
BootExecute REG_MULTI_SZ autocheck autoch

what is the problem?

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#2 Allan

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 01:56 PM

right-click on a command prompt icon and open as administrator. In the command prompt window type: chkdsk /r (then press ENTER). You'll be told the disk is in use and asked if you want to run checkdisk on the next boot. Say yes, exit the command prompt window, and reboot.

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:01 PM

i just completed a checkdisk before the post. I should do it again?

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:05 PM

Hi,

Can you check the registry key you post, open the value bootExecute to see all lines inside, the default value is:
autocheck autochk *

Do you have the * at the end?

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:07 PM

Did you run chkdsk /r or just chkdsk? The latter does absolutely nothing. The fact that autocheck wants to run means there is a dirty bit. You need to run chkdsk /r if you have not done so.

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:08 PM

i have

autocheck autoch

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:23 PM

i didn't run it through command prompt, it was automatically ran after i rebooted, right after the boot screen

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:45 PM

right-click on a command prompt icon and open as administrator. In the command prompt window type: chkdsk /r (then press ENTER). You'll be told the disk is in use and asked if you want to run checkdisk on the next boot. Say yes, exit the command prompt window, and reboot.



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Posted 25 August 2012 - 03:04 PM

i have

autocheck autoch


Hi,

Edit the value and change to:
autocheck autochk *

Your screenshot shows autoch instead of autochk
Please take note there is a space between autochk and the *

Edited by SleepyDude, 25 August 2012 - 03:05 PM.

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 03:18 AM

can you explain the reasoning behind this? like why would the laptop change the value/or delete some letters (the "k *) from the registry. I just don't want it to go in booting loop and/or mess anything up, as i really like this laptop.loll

Edited by Desiloader, 26 August 2012 - 03:19 AM.


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Posted 26 August 2012 - 03:24 AM

i did run chkdsk /r while i was away, i came back and noticed the laptop was on the home screen, so it seemed to have gone through the process without any interruptions

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 05:24 AM

can you explain the reasoning behind this? like why would the laptop change the value/or delete some letters (the "k *) from the registry. I just don't want it to go in booting loop and/or mess anything up, as i really like this laptop.loll


Its a good question but i don't know why you have that value changed, it could be another program that fail to correctly change a multivalue registry key.
You can find the default value on this Microsoft page http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc963230.aspx about the BootExecute entry.

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 06:08 AM

i did run chkdsk /r while i was away, i came back and noticed the laptop was on the home screen, so it seemed to have gone through the process without any interruptions


And does it now boot properly?

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 07:38 AM

There are programs that changes the autochk value.

You never answered Allan.Explain us your current issue? Can you boot normally?

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 12:57 PM

Thank You Allan and SleepyDude, I did what both of you guys suggested and the laptop is rebooting properly, after windows logo quick black screen then the welcome screen. Thank You!




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