Scan Disc

  calone 15:14 14 Jan 2004

When trying to run scandisc from system tools
i get message :scandisc has restarted 10 times
because windows or another program has been
writing to this drive .quit some running
programs to enable scandisc to finish;
As this first thing i have tried from startup
i don't know what programs it means or how to
find and stop.

Also at startup i get a box tittled
Oppen With
reading;click program you want to open the
file007891DAT if program you want is not on
list click on other discription of Dat files
choose the program you want to use.

there is alist of programs at the bottom is
boxticked [always use this program to open this file]
Are these connected or is this another glitch?

  woodchip 15:22 14 Jan 2004

What OS

  woodchip 15:31 14 Jan 2004

Try this go to Start Shut Down DOS and type scandisk. When it's done type EXIT press enter after each

  calone 14:47 15 Jan 2004

In windows98

Am new to some of these moves.please
could you clarify your instructs .

  Wak 15:20 15 Jan 2004

In Win 98, first right click the Desk top, select properties, Screen saver tab and change to NONE.
Return to desk top.
Next press CTRL, Alt and Delete keys (all at the same time). Close down everything in the panel except EXPLORER and SYSTRAY.
Now start SCANDISK.
AFter Scandisk has run, restart your computer and then restart your screen saver.

  woodchip 17:29 15 Jan 2004

Go to the Start Button, click on Shut down and choose Re-Start MS Dos Mode then type SCANDISK select the drive etc

  calone 19:49 15 Jan 2004

Thnks for help

Will give it a go .

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