CHKDSK taking 24 hours+

  Throbber 21:19 05 Feb 2009

I got an error message "corrupt file AWC.EXE - please run checkdisk" or similar.
Checkdisk has now been running for over 24 hours, and is at stage 4 of 5 - verifying file data - 57 per cent complete. It was at 37% some 2 hours ago, so is still making progress. Is this normal?

  birdface 21:22 05 Feb 2009

Thats 10 bit defrag.Are you using that or Windows defrag.

  MAJ 21:23 05 Feb 2009

AWC.EXE is part of The Ultimate Troubleshooter by IOBIT, so if you have it installed, uninstall it.

  birdface 21:25 05 Feb 2009

Obvious you are using the windows defrag.If you have 10 bit defrag downloaded why did you not use that.Windows Defrag should only take about 1 and a half hours at the most.

  Throbber 22:55 05 Feb 2009

I suspect Iobit may be the culprit. I'll wait until chkdsk has finished, then uninstall anything Iobit. Will let you know how it goes.
Buteman - is this a defrag I'm running?

  birdface 23:15 05 Feb 2009

Don't know what I was thinking about,Obviously chkdsk.But it should take no more than 1.5 hours.

  Throbber 23:26 05 Feb 2009

Still running. I'll let you know how it pans out tomorrow night.
G'nite all.


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