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    Check Disk

    Check Disk has run twice automatically at Windows 7, 64 bit start up. That hasn't happend within the whole year I've run Win7. It runs and then closes, the only text I caught was: 0 bad file records processed.

    Should I be concerened?

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    Only if you have not been shutting down correctly. You could alsoopen a command prompt in admin mode by typing cmd in start box and right clicking the command prompt shortcut that shows and choose run as administrator. Once command window opens type "sfc/scannow" (no quotes) press enter and let it check for system file errors which it will try to repair.
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    Be sure to put a space between sfc and /scannow.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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    Gloria, if you want to see the results of the chkdsk run, see:
    https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/96938-check-disk-chkdsk-read-event-viewer-log.html

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    Gloria,

    This sounds like a partition that has been set as "dirty," thus triggering the chkdsk; I've forgotten exactly how to fix this (the "dirty" bit - sounds like Tracey Ullman - is supposed to be cleared by chkdsk), but there is a way - perhaps you could Google Fsutil: dirty, and see if that helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zig View Post
    Gloria,

    This sounds like a partition that has been set as "dirty," thus triggering the chkdsk; I've forgotten exactly how to fix this (the "dirty" bit - sounds like Tracey Ullman - is supposed to be cleared by chkdsk), but there is a way - perhaps you could Google Fsutil: dirty, and see if that helps.

    Zig
    Belarc reports my disk as Healthy. I won't worry about it anymore, unless it keeps happening (which it hasn't for a week).

    Thanks for the suggestion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwitalka View Post
    Gloria, if you want to see the results of the chkdsk run, see:
    https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/96938-check-disk-chkdsk-read-event-viewer-log.html

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    erry
    I printed the tutorial and will digest it as soon as possible. Thanks, that is good information to have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by curiousclive View Post
    Only if you have not been shutting down correctly. You could alsoopen a command prompt in admin mode by typing cmd in start box and right clicking the command prompt shortcut that shows and choose run as administrator. Once command window opens type "sfc/scannow" (no quotes) press enter and let it check for system file errors which it will try to repair.
    I've run that command recently, the results showed only small stuff, nothing major or even close.

    Also thanks to Jerry.
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