No Scandisk in XP???

  martjc 14:46 02 Aug 2003
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I have just had a power out. Three computers were on at the time; two running W98 and one with XP.

The other two went merrily through the Scandisk procedure when power came back but the XP one did apparently nothing! Further, when I searched for Scandisk, even in Add Windows Components, no sign could be found.

Is Scandisk now redundant? Is there a replacement program? Do I need to do anything about it?

  Steven135 14:50 02 Aug 2003

In my computer right click on the drive you want to check, choose properties, tools, error checking, check now and it will prompt you to reboot...

  Jean-Luc Picard 15:05 02 Aug 2003

Replacement programme for XP is checkdisk this is activated by the above procedure.

  martjc 15:19 02 Aug 2003

Hope it's not the old chkdsk prog from DOS just revamped.

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