Disk check on boot up

Scheduled a disk check on C on boot up. It does not give me an option to over ride. At Stage 5 of 5 it seems to stop at 82% complete. The C drive light is out. Am I being impatient and it is still doing something or has it died?

Is there a way to over ride the check disc so that I can get into the system? I have tried pressing any key and that does not work; neither does esc, ctrl-alt-delete. The only way to get out of it is to do an uncontrolled power down.

Thanks for any help.

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  1. Dang this is pretty much the same issue with mine. my chkdsk doesnt even show me the percentage when it is doing a step so idk at all if it is froze or not, the hard drive light is still lit (i have let it sit for 6 hours)
    also the chkdsk keeps coming on no matter if i restart and stuff.
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