Incorrect Hard Drive Allocation

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left. It is a
40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders (incl. hidden)
and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this problem.
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they are always
refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried to follow
along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP installation
fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!

I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs. It was
fine until a day ago. weird
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left. It is
    a
    > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders (incl.
    hidden)
    > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this problem.
    > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they are
    always
    > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried to
    follow
    > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    installation
    > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    >
    > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs. It was
    > fine until a day ago. weird
    >

    Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    tools should help you clarify the matter:

    DriveUse:
    http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that I have 10
    gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties tab and
    disk manager is showing 38 gig.

    "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left. It is
    > a
    > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders (incl.
    > hidden)
    > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this problem.
    > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they are
    > always
    > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried to
    > follow
    > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > installation
    > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > >
    > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs. It was
    > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > >
    >
    > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    >
    > DriveUse:
    > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    >
    >
    >
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    In the foldersizes program, there are several folders that are highlighted in
    red. Do you know what that means? Do you know what "pagefile.sys" is? It's
    2gigs.

    "Kameraman" wrote:

    > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that I have 10
    > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties tab and
    > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    >
    > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left. It is
    > > a
    > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders (incl.
    > > hidden)
    > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this problem.
    > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they are
    > > always
    > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried to
    > > follow
    > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > installation
    > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > >
    > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs. It was
    > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > >
    > >
    > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > >
    > > DriveUse:
    > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > >
    > >
    > >
  4. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.

    pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    normal operation.


    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that I have
    10
    > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties tab and
    > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    >
    > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left. It
    is
    > > a
    > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders (incl.
    > > hidden)
    > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this problem.
    > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they are
    > > always
    > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried to
    > > follow
    > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > installation
    > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > >
    > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs. It
    was
    > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > >
    > >
    > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > >
    > > DriveUse:
    > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > >
    > >
    > >
  5. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.

    "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

    > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    >
    > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > normal operation.
    >
    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that I have
    > 10
    > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties tab and
    > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > >
    > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > >
    > > >
    > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left. It
    > is
    > > > a
    > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders (incl.
    > > > hidden)
    > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this problem.
    > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they are
    > > > always
    > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried to
    > > > follow
    > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > > installation
    > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > >
    > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs. It
    > was
    > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > >
    > > >
    > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > >
    > > > DriveUse:
    > > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    >
    >
    >
  6. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    these commands:

    chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    notepad c:\chkdsk.txt

    Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    post.


    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    >
    > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    >
    > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > >
    > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > normal operation.
    > >
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that I
    have
    > > 10
    > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties tab
    and
    > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > >
    > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left.
    It
    > > is
    > > > > a
    > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders
    (incl.
    > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this
    problem.
    > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they
    are
    > > > > always
    > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried
    to
    > > > > follow
    > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > > > installation
    > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > >
    > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs.
    It
    > > was
    > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > >
    > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
  7. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    The type of the file system is NTFS.
    Volume label is Local Disk.

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    Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    Windows found problems with the file system.
    Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.

    39086113 KB total disk space.
    37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    0 KB in bad sectors.
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    4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
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    337050 allocation units available on disk.


    "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

    > Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    > these commands:
    >
    > chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    > notepad c:\chkdsk.txt
    >
    > Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    > post.
    >
    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    > >
    > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > >
    > > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > > >
    > > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > > normal operation.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that I
    > have
    > > > 10
    > > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties tab
    > and
    > > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > > >
    > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space left.
    > It
    > > > is
    > > > > > a
    > > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders
    > (incl.
    > > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this
    > problem.
    > > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page they
    > are
    > > > > > always
    > > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've tried
    > to
    > > > > > follow
    > > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > > > > installation
    > > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the programs.
    > It
    > > > was
    > > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    >
    >
    >
  8. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    before you can attempt to resolve your problem!


    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > Volume label is Local Disk.
    >
    > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    >
    > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > File verification completed.
    > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > Index verification completed.
    > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    >
    > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    >
    > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    >
    >
    > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    >
    > > Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    > > these commands:
    > >
    > > chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > notepad c:\chkdsk.txt
    > >
    > > Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    > > post.
    > >
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > > > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    > > >
    > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > > > >
    > > > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > > > normal operation.
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that
    I
    > > have
    > > > > 10
    > > > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties
    tab
    > > and
    > > > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    message
    > > > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space
    left.
    > > It
    > > > > is
    > > > > > > a
    > > > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders
    > > (incl.
    > > > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this
    > > problem.
    > > > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page
    they
    > > are
    > > > > > > always
    > > > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've
    tried
    > > to
    > > > > > > follow
    > > > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > > > > > installation
    > > > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the
    programs.
    > > It
    > > > > was
    > > > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > > >
    http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
  9. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    I have run chkdsk several times. Each time it says I have to schedule it to
    run at startup, which I have done. Apparently it is not being fixed.
    Suggestions?

    "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

    > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    >
    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > >
    > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > >
    > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > File verification completed.
    > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > Index verification completed.
    > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > >
    > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > >
    > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    > >
    > >
    > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > >
    > > > Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    > > > these commands:
    > > >
    > > > chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > > notepad c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > >
    > > > Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    > > > post.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > > > > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    > > > >
    > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > > > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > > > > normal operation.
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that
    > I
    > > > have
    > > > > > 10
    > > > > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties
    > tab
    > > > and
    > > > > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    > message
    > > > > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space
    > left.
    > > > It
    > > > > > is
    > > > > > > > a
    > > > > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders
    > > > (incl.
    > > > > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this
    > > > problem.
    > > > > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page
    > they
    > > > are
    > > > > > > > always
    > > > > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've
    > tried
    > > > to
    > > > > > > > follow
    > > > > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > > > > > > installation
    > > > > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the
    > programs.
    > > > It
    > > > > > was
    > > > > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > > > >
    > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    >
    >
    >
  10. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    I've been accessing the command line through "Programs", "Accessories".
    There shouldn't be any difference between that and the "run" option should
    there?


    "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

    > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    >
    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > >
    > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > >
    > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > File verification completed.
    > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > Index verification completed.
    > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > >
    > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > >
    > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    > >
    > >
    > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > >
    > > > Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    > > > these commands:
    > > >
    > > > chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > > notepad c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > >
    > > > Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    > > > post.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > > > > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    > > > >
    > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > > > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > > > > normal operation.
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed that
    > I
    > > > have
    > > > > > 10
    > > > > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The properties
    > tab
    > > > and
    > > > > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    > message
    > > > > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free space
    > left.
    > > > It
    > > > > > is
    > > > > > > > a
    > > > > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the folders
    > > > (incl.
    > > > > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on this
    > > > problem.
    > > > > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the page
    > they
    > > > are
    > > > > > > > always
    > > > > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz! I've
    > tried
    > > > to
    > > > > > > > follow
    > > > > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing" an XP
    > > > > > > > installation
    > > > > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the
    > programs.
    > > > It
    > > > > > was
    > > > > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > > > >
    > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    >
    >
    >
  11. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    The most reliable way of starting a Command Prompt is to
    click Start / run, then to type cmd {OK}.

    You should have a look at the report that chkdsk.exe generates
    at boot time. You can see it in the Event Viewer (eventvwr.exe).
    What does it report?


    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:463EA2FC-EAF8-41D6-AE92-7EDA9DCB6050@microsoft.com...
    > I've been accessing the command line through "Programs", "Accessories".
    > There shouldn't be any difference between that and the "run" option should
    > there?
    >
    >
    >
    > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    >
    > > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    > >
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > > >
    > > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > > >
    > > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > > File verification completed.
    > > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > > Index verification completed.
    > > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > > >
    > > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > > >
    > > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    > > > > these commands:
    > > > >
    > > > > chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > > > notepad c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > > >
    > > > > Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    > > > > post.
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > > > > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > > > > > normal operation.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    message
    > > > > > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed
    that
    > > I
    > > > > have
    > > > > > > 10
    > > > > > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The
    properties
    > > tab
    > > > > and
    > > > > > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    > > message
    > > > > > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free
    space
    > > left.
    > > > > It
    > > > > > > is
    > > > > > > > > a
    > > > > > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the
    folders
    > > > > (incl.
    > > > > > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on
    this
    > > > > problem.
    > > > > > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the
    page
    > > they
    > > > > are
    > > > > > > > > always
    > > > > > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz!
    I've
    > > tried
    > > > > to
    > > > > > > > > follow
    > > > > > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing"
    an XP
    > > > > > > > > installation
    > > > > > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the
    > > programs.
    > > > > It
    > > > > > > was
    > > > > > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > > > > >
    > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
  12. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    I could send this to you but I would have to email it. I'm not sure what it
    means.


    > The most reliable way of starting a Command Prompt is to
    > click Start / run, then to type cmd {OK}.
    >
    > You should have a look at the report that chkdsk.exe generates
    > at boot time. You can see it in the Event Viewer (eventvwr.exe).
    > What does it report?
    >
    >
    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:463EA2FC-EAF8-41D6-AE92-7EDA9DCB6050@microsoft.com...
    > > I've been accessing the command line through "Programs", "Accessories".
    > > There shouldn't be any difference between that and the "run" option should
    > > there?
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > >
    > > > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > > > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > > > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > > > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > > > >
    > > > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > > > >
    > > > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > > > File verification completed.
    > > > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > > > Index verification completed.
    > > > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > > > >
    > > > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > > > >
    > > > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > > Start a Command Prompt (using cmd.exe!), then run
    > > > > > these commands:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > chkdsk c: > c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > > > > notepad c:\chkdsk.txt
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Now paste the contents of c:\chkdsk.txt into your next
    > > > > > post.
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > > news:16B5A845-1A2C-4722-BA75-59003971C755@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > I have run chkdsk and chkdsk /f and both are OK.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Run chkdsk.exe /f from the Command Prompt to ensure that
    > > > > > > > the file and folder structure of your had disk is OK.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > pagefile.sys is your paging file. Windows needs it for its
    > > > > > > > normal operation.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    > message
    > > > > > > > news:C5EFC6E1-D42A-47A2-88C2-7E8B8E4208FC@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > > Thank you for the software. I ran Foldersizes and it showed
    > that
    > > > I
    > > > > > have
    > > > > > > > 10
    > > > > > > > > gig on my C:\ drive. That's about what I thought. The
    > properties
    > > > tab
    > > > > > and
    > > > > > > > > disk manager is showing 38 gig.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    > > > message
    > > > > > > > > > news:D987060E-D354-4544-A33F-BB5F33C76B72@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > > > > My C:\ drive is showing that I only have 1 gig of free
    > space
    > > > left.
    > > > > > It
    > > > > > > > is
    > > > > > > > > > a
    > > > > > > > > > > 40 gig drive. I've gone through and checked all the
    > folders
    > > > > > (incl.
    > > > > > > > > > hidden)
    > > > > > > > > > > and it only has 8 gig on it. I've seen several posts on
    > this
    > > > > > problem.
    > > > > > > > > > > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315688. ; That is the
    > page
    > > > they
    > > > > > are
    > > > > > > > > > always
    > > > > > > > > > > refering to . That's great if you are a computer wiz!
    > I've
    > > > tried
    > > > > > to
    > > > > > > > > > follow
    > > > > > > > > > > along and don't seem to get very far. Would "repairing"
    > an XP
    > > > > > > > > > installation
    > > > > > > > > > > fix the problem? If not, what would?...in english please!
    > > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > > I just reformatted the drive and reinstalled all of the
    > > > programs.
    > > > > > It
    > > > > > > > was
    > > > > > > > > > > fine until a day ago. weird
    > > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > Your problem is invariably due to the user not being
    > > > > > > > > > fully aware about what's stored on the disk. These
    > > > > > > > > > tools should help you clarify the matter:
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > DriveUse:
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/freeware/index.html
    > > > > > > > > > Bullet Proof Folder sizes: http://www.foldersizes.com/
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    >
    >
    >
  13. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    No need to EMail it - just use the standard Windows process:
    1. Open the event report.
    2. Highlight the text with your mouse.
    3. Press Ctrl+C.
    4. Go to your news reader and start your reply.
    5. Press Ctrl+V.

    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:A0252271-B8C6-46AD-9D8F-E1E4655B02EC@microsoft.com...
    >
    > I could send this to you but I would have to email it. I'm not sure what
    it
    > means.
    >
    >
    >
    > > The most reliable way of starting a Command Prompt is to
    > > click Start / run, then to type cmd {OK}.
    > >
    > > You should have a look at the report that chkdsk.exe generates
    > > at boot time. You can see it in the Event Viewer (eventvwr.exe).
    > > What does it report?
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:463EA2FC-EAF8-41D6-AE92-7EDA9DCB6050@microsoft.com...
    > > > I've been accessing the command line through "Programs",
    "Accessories".
    > > > There shouldn't be any difference between that and the "run" option
    should
    > > > there?
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > > > > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > > > > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > > > > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > > > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > > > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > > > > File verification completed.
    > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > > > > Index verification completed.
    > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > > > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > > > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > > > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > > > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > > > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > > > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > > > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > > > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > > > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > > > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > > > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > > > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
  14. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Sorry...it won't copy or paste here.


    "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

    > No need to EMail it - just use the standard Windows process:
    > 1. Open the event report.
    > 2. Highlight the text with your mouse.
    > 3. Press Ctrl+C.
    > 4. Go to your news reader and start your reply.
    > 5. Press Ctrl+V.
    >
    > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:A0252271-B8C6-46AD-9D8F-E1E4655B02EC@microsoft.com...
    > >
    > > I could send this to you but I would have to email it. I'm not sure what
    > it
    > > means.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > > The most reliable way of starting a Command Prompt is to
    > > > click Start / run, then to type cmd {OK}.
    > > >
    > > > You should have a look at the report that chkdsk.exe generates
    > > > at boot time. You can see it in the Event Viewer (eventvwr.exe).
    > > > What does it report?
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:463EA2FC-EAF8-41D6-AE92-7EDA9DCB6050@microsoft.com...
    > > > > I've been accessing the command line through "Programs",
    > "Accessories".
    > > > > There shouldn't be any difference between that and the "run" option
    > should
    > > > > there?
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > > > > > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > > > > > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > > > > > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > > > > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > > > > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > > > > > File verification completed.
    > > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > > > > > Index verification completed.
    > > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > > > > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > > > > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > > > > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > > > > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > > > > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > > > > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > > > > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > > > > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > > > > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > > > > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > > > > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > > > > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    >
    >
    >
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    It does on my PC. Here is an example:

    The system detected an address conflict for IP address 192.168.1.44 with the
    system having network hardware address 00:06:1B:DE:FD:FC. Network operations
    on this system may be disrupted as a result.

    If you cannot resolve this then you will have to retype the report.


    "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:723D0E58-B15E-490D-AF1A-48549A8B72A4@microsoft.com...
    > Sorry...it won't copy or paste here.
    >
    >
    > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    >
    > > No need to EMail it - just use the standard Windows process:
    > > 1. Open the event report.
    > > 2. Highlight the text with your mouse.
    > > 3. Press Ctrl+C.
    > > 4. Go to your news reader and start your reply.
    > > 5. Press Ctrl+V.
    > >
    > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:A0252271-B8C6-46AD-9D8F-E1E4655B02EC@microsoft.com...
    > > >
    > > > I could send this to you but I would have to email it. I'm not sure
    what
    > > it
    > > > means.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > > The most reliable way of starting a Command Prompt is to
    > > > > click Start / run, then to type cmd {OK}.
    > > > >
    > > > > You should have a look at the report that chkdsk.exe generates
    > > > > at boot time. You can see it in the Event Viewer (eventvwr.exe).
    > > > > What does it report?
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > > news:463EA2FC-EAF8-41D6-AE92-7EDA9DCB6050@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > I've been accessing the command line through "Programs",
    > > "Accessories".
    > > > > > There shouldn't be any difference between that and the "run"
    option
    > > should
    > > > > > there?
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > > Mmh. In your previous reply you said that chkdsk gave
    > > > > > > your disk a clean bill of health, yet Stage 3 below reports
    > > > > > > a problem . . . You really need to fix your disk structure
    > > > > > > before you can attempt to resolve your problem!
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "Kameraman" <Kameraman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    message
    > > > > > > news:D1BD4277-76A1-4A80-BB1A-B7B7A97D6B03@microsoft.com...
    > > > > > > > The type of the file system is NTFS.
    > > > > > > > Volume label is Local Disk.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > WARNING! F parameter not specified.
    > > > > > > > Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
    > > > > > > > File verification completed.
    > > > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
    > > > > > > > Index verification completed.
    > > > > > > > CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
    > > > > > > > Security descriptor verification completed.
    > > > > > > > Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.
    > > > > > > > Windows found problems with the file system.
    > > > > > > > Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > 39086113 KB total disk space.
    > > > > > > > 37589836 KB in 50878 files.
    > > > > > > > 18160 KB in 3063 indexes.
    > > > > > > > 0 KB in bad sectors.
    > > > > > > > 129917 KB in use by the system.
    > > > > > > > 65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    > > > > > > > 1348200 KB available on disk.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > 4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    > > > > > > > 9771528 total allocation units on disk.
    > > > > > > > 337050 allocation units available on disk.
    > >
    > >
    > >
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