After a lot of troubleshooting, a chkdsk scan revealed I had bad sectors where my Outlook data file was stored.
Thanks.Click to expand... When I attempt to do so, I get an error message that says "The operating system, or another process, currently has exclusive access to the drive, or some of its files." Chkdsk can also optionally scan every sector on a disk volume looking for bad sectors. How To Run Chkdsk /f This is an update to an article originally posted October 28, 2010 Posted: September 16, 2015 in: Hard Drives (HDD) Shortlink: https://askleo.com/4507TAGS: chkdsk, hard disk, hard drive error About LeoLeo A.
Get downloadable ebooks for free! For some drives, that's as simple as closing programs that¬†are¬†using the drive in question. JohnWill, Oct 8, 2005 #12 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Your thoughts?November 10, 2016 I suspect you might be right about SSDs.
After letting the grub menu time out, the chkdsk message appeared and I let it run with the /f command to fix, it fixed the files (actually removed them) and allowed Your thoughts?November 10, 2016 I suspect you might be right about SSDs. Then add a tape drive andstart backing the dumb thing up!My so-called logic:Metal contracts when it is cold.... When you get to the prompt, type chkdsk /r.
Chkdsk needs exclusive access In order for Chkdsk to be able to fix or repair a disk, it needs to be the¬†only program accessing the hard disk.
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