XP Home and Chkdsk

  kevvyb 15:34 22 Feb 2004
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I regularly get the Chkdsk screen on startup especially if I have made any changes to system settings. Is this normal as I have not noticed it on other XP machines?

  hugh-265156 16:31 22 Feb 2004

chkdsk running at start up is usually caused by the computer not shutting down properly.

  hugh-265156 16:36 22 Feb 2004

or sometimes click here

also have a look click here and click here

  kevvyb 23:39 22 Feb 2004

Thanks for those links. Have FAT32 partitions as I am running Hyperos which requires FAT32 file system for system imaging and copying funtionality.

Am running a HP 5490c scanner with the HP drivers so this looks interesting and worth checking out.

Will post back on outcome.

  kevvyb 11:36 03 Jun 2004

It does not appear to be the scanner.

Could it be the FAT32 file system I am running on???

Have nearly completed memory testing with memtest86 - so far no errors reported. Last an longest test tonight.

Any more ideas anyone...?

Have just discovered four trojan files and two dialers on my system - not sure howlong they have been there - could they have been somehow been causing chkdisk to run?
(Sorry for the long delay in following up)

  kevvyb 23:07 30 Nov 2004

Seems to have settled down for some reason.

Thanks to all who replied.

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