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    Inaccessible boot device - chkdsk /r/p

    Upon a recent reboot of my Windows 2000 OS machine, a blue screen appeared with the Stop Message, Inaccessible Boot Device. Using the recovery console from the Windows 2000 Installation CD, I am able to run chkdsk /r/p from the dos prompt. After 7 hours, it completed telling me that it found and fixed one error. However, the next time I rebooted my machine, I got the same error. I followed the same chkdsk process and it worked, but I don't want to do this every time. Is there a way to fix whatever this error is permanently? Thanks.

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    Re: Inaccessible boot device - chkdsk /r/p

    Does chkdsk tell you anything about the error that it fixed?
    Have you looked in the event log to see if there are any helpful error messages?

    StuartR

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    Re: Inaccessible boot device - chkdsk /r/p

    Stuart,
    Thanks for your reply. The chkdsk program doesn't specify which error, just that one error was found and fixed. Where would I go to find an event log?

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    Re: Inaccessible boot device - chkdsk /r/p

    You can find the Event Viewer from Start > Run > Eventvwr.msc

    Look in the System log to see if there are any errors or warnings.

    StuartR

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