faulty c drive will not shrink volume

  Ozy 12:59 02 Mar 2015

I wanted to triple boot windows 10 with windows 7 and 8, I clicked “manage” and right clicked c drive to shrink drive c to make a new drive. Clicked shrink drive, a message said “cannot shrink drive as drive c is faulty, use chkdsk to repair faults” I ran chkdsk c: /f /x /r. the problem is, it is “scanning and repairing drive c:” till it gets to 11%, then it stops , it is not frozen as the circle of dots is revolving, it just will not move on, it has been showing 11% all evening , all night, and all day. I do not know how to stop checking drive c: it will not let me back into windows 8.1 I can still get into windows 7

  robin_x 14:22 02 Mar 2015

W8 and W10 do not always fully shutdown (so they can reboot quicker).

To ensure nothing is still running try the following

, boot into W7 and Run shutdown.exe /s /t 0 from a command prompt (or Press Windows key and R)

Try chkdsk again from Command prompt before boot. (chkdsk for C: not the temporary X:)

Try Minitool Partition Wizard and/or the Bootable CD version to shrink the partition.

click here

click here

What was the first OS (supplied when new) on the machine?

ie is it W7 MBR machine or W8 UEFI?

This may be important (I have only skimmed)

click here

The old legacy boot menu may be helpful at some point? (F8 works again, nothing is loaded till you select OS)

click here

  Ozy 23:01 02 Mar 2015

robintheumpteenth I tried all your sugestions, none of them worked thanks for trying

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