scandisk not working

  lahorie 00:23 11 Jun 2003


Scandisk seems to have stopped working. It gets to three blue bars and then just goes no further even though the little scandisk icon is still spinning. Ive ctrl+alt+del just to see if its stopped responding but its ok in the list.

Any suggestions?

Win 98 se, 256 ram, amd 850 processor


  User-312386 00:26 11 Jun 2003

hi there

go into safe mode

to do this, restart computer, when you here the 1st beep start tapping the F5 key and this will take you into safemode

now carry out the scan disc and a defrag


  hugh-265156 00:27 11 Jun 2003

F8 for safe mode

  User-312386 00:30 11 Jun 2003

i am not going to argue with you on this one

F8 is for all the options F5 is straight into safe mode no questions


  Ironman556 00:33 11 Jun 2003

Safe mode's the best option, but have you tried closing all possible applications before scanning? Anti-Virus software is often an offender if it running in the background.

  hugh-265156 01:25 11 Jun 2003

i didnt know that madboy33™, thanks.

sorry if i seemed rude.

  User-312386 09:19 11 Jun 2003

no problems at all :-)

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