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Q: disk volume errors

i installed a trial scan from iolo. after doing this, i get several errors in my action center. one of them being this error shown below. what should i do? how do i fix this?


Preferred Solution: disk volume errors

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A: disk volume errors

Open the "Computer" window. Right-click on the drive in question (most likely the C: drive) and select "Properties". Select the "Tools" tab. In the Error-checking area, click "Check Now". Select both boxes and click "Start". Schedule the disk check and then reboot.

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Just recently my computer has been shutting down after i put it to sleep or hibernation.
It then comes up with: Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown.
The dropdown box shows this:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 3081

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP3: FFFFF80004AE13D8
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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Does anyone have any solutions, i have tried 3 disk checks (dskchk) 3 defragmentations and 2 virus scans.

A:Disk Volume Errors

It doesn't happen when my computer is using wireless

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After about a year of use, this window came up on my screen with a tab in it Perform System Maintenance.I decided to click on the perform tab. It subsequently said that DISK VOLUME ERRORS WERE DETECTED.

I was advised to run CHKDSK and I did so twice over a 2 week period. CHKDSK took ages to finish its 5 stages. It then restarted my computer automatically. When windows fully booted, I ran System Maintenance program again and disk volume errors were still detected.
I subsequently realized that when I disconnected my USB 1 terabyte external hard drive and then booted my computer, no disk volume errors were reported when I ran the Perform System Maintenance program.

Suppose I copy and paste all the files I have on my external hard drive onto my C drive and then reformat my external hard drive. Will this fix these disk volume errors?

Can you please tell me how to best fix these errors in my external hard drive ?

A:Disk Volume Errors on my USB external hard drive

I recommend scanning the hard drive using UBCD with the diagnostic tools for your brand of hard drive. It may have bad sectors. I would copy all the data off, if you could before testing just in case the drive is bad. That way, if were to die during test, you won't lose anything.

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Hello, I have been having the following problem for over a week now. System maintenance tells me I should "attempt repairs of disk volume errors" because it detects disk volume errors, so I have to schedule a run of CHKDSK on startup. Upon completion, everything seems to be fine, yet system maintenance prompts me about the same problem every time - except when CHKDSK is scheduled. I was seeking solution for the problem and the general consensus on various forum threads was a clean reinstall which I would want to avoid if I can. Is there anything else to do...? Does this even mean that my HDD is failing?

A:System maintenance detects disk volume errors

Best thing is to determine the brand of the HDD/Hard Disk Drive, go to that maker's site and download then run their diagnostic.

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I have Windows Server 2012 R2 and it is my file server and it auto syncs user's file every minute. I have 3 disks. The primary partition (Disk 0) and two others (Disk 1 & Disk 2). My question does not include the primary

I shrunk Disk 2 so that I had unallocated space. I then extended Disk 1 using the unallocated space from Disk 2 creating spanned volume on Disk 1 (extended volume on Disk 2). It did not do what I wanted so I want to 'undo' it. Can
I just delete the spanned volume on Disk 2 (space that added to Disk 1)? Or more accurately if I'm going to delete the spanned volume on Disk 2, will it affect my users' files?

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I was having trouble with my computer on Friday, it would freeze a few minutes after start up. All programs would be "not responding". I would restart it and the same thing would happen.

I ran Rkill in case there was anything malicious running and nothing was found. I ran Malwarebytes as well and nothing was found. I used combo fix to restore my system to a previous date and the problem persisted.

The system would freeze even at the log in screen if I waited more the a few minutes to log on. Time is some sort of factor.

Start up repair "disk metadata test said the root cause was 'Volume on disk corrupt' Repair action chkdsk Error code OxO.

A few other tests that are available (or automatically performed themselves before start up) mentioned NTFS but I did not get a chance to write it down.

NOW when I turd on the computer that scrolling windows progress bar goes by a few times before I get a completely black screen on which I can still move my cursor.

Please Help.

A:System volume on disk is corrupt? (disk metadata test)

Either windows Vista needs re-installing, a Factory Recovery is required, or the hard drive is starting to fail and therefore needs replacing with a new one.

You can test the hard drive with the drive manufacturer's diagnostic software. You will need to download the DOS version which runs from a bootable CD. The download contains an ISO file for creating the CD. The links are here: Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

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I have received my laptop with a 250GB HDD partitioned into two primary partitions (well there is actually four with only 512MB called NVCACHE and another of 1GB as EISA Configuration). One of the partitions is a system, boot, page file ... partition containing the OS (Win Vista Home Premium and contains about 35GB space) and programs. The other is a partition for all the data (~198GB). I am now starting to run low on disk space on the OS partition (<3GB) and wanted to add some more space. I tried to use Disk Management but this did not work because there is no adjacent unallocated space on the same disk next to the OS partition. There is only space at the end of the data disk partition, which I cannot move to the OS partition (at least I do not know how).

Is there a way to increase the disk space for the OS partition? Both partitions have following set out:

Layout: Simple
Type: Basic
File System: NTFS (except for the small NVCAHE which is FAT32 and the EISA does not have any File system)
Status: Healthy



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Greetings, and thanks in advance for your time.I need help figuring out how to address my disk errors and file system errors. Will you please help me figure out a way to run chkdsk?I am posting a new topic here, at the instruction of my helper, HJT Team member 'extremeboy.' Extremeboy suggested I post here to get specific expert help on a current symptom, which I am experiencing following a malware infection.(My original topic, where I've received instructions from extremeboy, is here, along with recent DDS logs, other scan logs, etc: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/248955/post-infection-further-help-needed-cant-run-chkdsk;-and-combofix-quarantine-question/ ).My system Software details:Windows XP Pro, Tablet Edition, SP3, all updates taken.Firefox used for all my web browsing.Windows Firewall runningAVG Free version running, updated regularlyMy Machine details:Gateway M280 tablet PC notebookCeleron processor 1.60 GHz504 MB of RAM.Hard Drive is a Fujitsu MHV2040BH (which is SATA, I believe).I need help finding an alternative way to run chkdsk.During the scan processes that eradicated my malware infection, I was prompted several times to run chkdsk to address disk errors. I have also experienced some glitches with document files getting corrupted.Unfortunately, I have been able to run chkdsk, despite many attempts. My issues and symptoms:-When I schedule chkdsk to run at reboot, it does not run.-My Operating System CDs are the Gateway Recoverty CDs for XP (not pure... Read more

A:Unable to run chkdsk. Need to fix disk errors and file system errors.

Hi .Not sure why you would get that message when accessing the Recovery Console, that's typically a message that occurs when a user is trying to install XP on a SATA drive but the SATA drivers are not included in the install process.XP Tablet Edition is considered to be a superset of XP Pro...so there's no version conflict.That would seem to indicate that your hard drive is experiencing problems which Windows cannot solve.http://www.fujitsu.com/us/services/computi.../utilities.htmlI would use Version 1.12, but it appears that either of the first two will do the job.LouisDon't bother with the short test, do the long/extended test.

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About 4 weeks ago my laptop suddenly froze and a blue screen appeared with a "kernel data error" message. Since then every time I turn my laptop on it comes up with a black screen saying "non disk or disk drive error." If I turn it off and leave it for about an hour it comes on normally and stays on for about half an hour until it freezes and I get the blue screen again. And so this carries on. Sometimes the error message I get on the blue screen is a "kernel stack error."

I am by no means clued up when it comes to computers and so please forgive me if I'm explaining things in a very basic way. Sometimes at the bottom of the blue screen it says "atapi.sys" followed by lots of numbers and letters. Sometimes it says "win32k.sys." It's also come up with "c000021a" and "unknown hard drive error."

I don't have any installation cd.

Is there anything I can do or is my laptop gone?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Please note, like I said, I'm not clued up so please explain anything in an easy to understand way


A:Kernel data/stack errors, non disk errors

In my experience, the "win32k.sys." is a fairly common blue screen event. It's probably associated with something, a program or an update, that was installed on your laptop that altered Windows in an unacceptable way. If you aren't crazy about the idea of a new PC, you could obtain/purchase an installation disk for the OS, which is very cool to have anyway, and then run a Windows Repair.

Just would need to know the OS you are using to direct you to instructions for the repair. It's a very viable option that doesn't remove any of your files or settings. In XP it will remove Windows updates, but those can be easily re-installed...

I have had this problem before and encountered it numerous times. The repair option is great, but on the off chance it does not fix the problem, you are likely looking at a bad HD. Still, running the repair could fix the problem, giving you the ability to test your HD as a precaution with software from the HD manufacturer...

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I was overclocking my A64 3500+ for a while, then I decided to run stock again. After that I started getting random BSODs a bit after I booted up (up to 20 mins after). If I don't BSOD, my computer seems to run stable for long periods easily. I think it may have something to do with my memory. Sometimes when I BSOD, my computer won't boot back up giving me a "Error loading into OS" error. In this case I usually turn off the power to my PSU and I can reboot into Windows normally. In the event viewer I randomly get this sometimes, it seems that my cables are secure though. "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk1\D."

I'm running Windows XP Pro on this system:
AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Venice
Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe
2 GB (4x 512 MB) Corsair XMS TwinX PC3200
2x 256 MB Leadtek 6800 GT
Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 6Y120P0 120GB 8MB
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD 250GB 8MB SATA
Chaintech AV-710 8.1
Lian-Li PC-60

A:Random BSODs, disk errors, and boot errors

hi darius,

pretty awesome computer you got there. hmmmm......there could be a number of problems, which hdd is your primary boot drive? whichever one is it, try replacing the sata cable or ide cable with a spare cable.

also check out www.majorgeeks.com and download memtest86 from the memory category. then put the program in a floppy and bootup with it and test out your ram for any errors.

if you can too, install the latest chipset drivers for yoru motherboard, good luck.

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I was trying to dual boot win 8 and win7(was already installed) on my laptop.During installation win8 was giving an error,that win could not update the computer's boot configuration.(See attached pic )
I googled this error and came across this post.

Boot from 7 or 8 DVD and goto Repair console > Command Prompt (Hit enter after each line)

list disk
select volume x (x = being the volume number of your HDD)
create partition primary
format fs=ntfs quick
Reboot and try setup again (I use this for USB drives, but they are not partitioned, I imagine this will kill all partitions on the disk and create just one new one)

After doing all this I was able to install window 8 but my 2 hard disk partition are not showing.My total hard disk is of 300 GB,but now only a single partition of 149 GB is showing.The remaining hard is not visible anywhere,not in disk management, and not even in ease-us disk partition.

A:Volume Disk not showing in disk managment.

What does diskpart show you from an Elevated Command Prompt? For instance, mine shows:


Microsoft DiskPart version 6.2.9200

Copyright (C) 1999-2012 Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: DESKTOP

DISKPART> list volume

Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
Volume 0 K DVD-ROM 0 B No Media
Volume 1 D D370_D NTFS Partition 78 GB Healthy System
Volume 2 E D370_E NTFS Partition 191 GB Healthy
Volume 3 F D370_F NTFS Partition 9 GB Healthy
Volume 4 C Win_8 NTFS Partition 119 GB Healthy Boot
Volume 5 G D370_G NTFS Partition 698 GB Healthy
Volume 6 H D370_H NTFS Partition 542 GB Healthy
Volume 7 I Win_7 NTFS Partition 78 GB Healthy
Volume 8 L Removable 0 B No Media


Leaving DiskPart...

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So I recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium on an Acer Aspire 5349. I've been having a bunch of issues with it since the install.

Firstly, When I boot, it takes me to the "Disk Check" screen and tells me that one of my disks needs to be checked for consistency. However, the disk in question isn't something like "C:" or "D:" it's "\\?\volume{c4afec15-cb60-11e4-9583-806e6f6e6963}". The disk check also automatically cancels. It doesn't prompt me with the usual " Press any button to stop the disk check" option, just straight to " Disk check has been cancelled"

When I eventually get to the desktop, I get the screen " Windows detected a hard disk problem ". I look at the details and I'm told that my C:\ drive has been reporting failures. When I check the status of the disk via the Disk Management tool I'm told that all my partitions are healthy.

When I actually use the laptop, it's very slow and frequently freezes. It takes a while to catch back up and sometimes these freezes lead to a BSOD. The BSOD message was KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR. I checked the event viewer and it also seemed that before certain crashes I would have driver controller error on an IDE Port. I've attached a picture of the disk check screen, event viewer, and memory dump. I apologize about the quality of the pictures, I couldn't screenshot the images on the actual laptop as it was freezing and crashing too often.

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A:Frequent Freezes, BSOD, Disk Check auto cancels, and Hard Disk Errors

DISK_HARDWARE_ERROR: There was error with disk hardware
Ensure all data is backed up, then run the DOS version of the LONG test of SeaTools, and report the result:
SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use

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As of late my PC has been going very slow, stuttering, freezing for a minute occasionally, and sometimes when I restart I get a disk read error that requires me to turn the PC off and on again. I ran check disk using command prompt, it got to 12% before it said it had found corrupt files, now it gets up to 37% verification before it finds corrupt files but cannot repair them.

I tried running system repair from the windows 7 disk, but it fails. I've used western digital to run tests on my hard drive, but there were no problems found.

dont know how to fix this now, i've been told its probably the hard drive failing but the scan says otherwise. I can really tell how it takes a lot longer to boot up, log in, even open internet browser takes a lot longer than before.

help appreciated

A:Check disk failing, disk read errors, blue screen, computer going slow

Are you running the Western Digital Data Lifeguard CD ISO (extract first) burned to CD using WIndows Image burner, then booted to run the Extended Scan? This should give you a definitive diagnosis of the HD, which appears from the Disk CHeck to be failing.

If the HD checks out I would do is try a perfect test Clean Reinstall to the same or another HD to know for sure.

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I'm running a dell inspiron 6400 laptop with windows xp media center edition. A couple days ago I got the blue screen of death all of a sudden saying unmountable boot volume.

I read around and found out I needed the windows xp installation cd to fix this. So I got one, and ran the "chkdsk /r" command which got up to 75% before giving me a new error: "The volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems."

I tried running "chkdsk /p" but that only got up to 50% before giving me the same error, and "fixboot" didn't work at all.

After I restarted the computer, I'm now getting a new error: "A disk read error has occurred. Press ctrl+alt+del to restart". And of course when I restart I get to the exact same disk error message.

Is my hard drive totally fried? And is there any way I can recover any of the information on it? I'm getting desparate as I need the laptop for university!


A:Boot Volume Errors

Hello magictrick ,

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XP SP3 - 160 Gb, SATA, NTFS, 2 drives in RAID 1 [assuming it is the system disk, other larger storage disk on system]
Went down during the night - automatic reboot and running chkdsk apparently
for the last 6 hrs at least, continuously scrolling

"Correcting errors in the volume Bitmap"

What is an appropriate strategy for dealing with this?

Correcting errors in the volume Bitmap

A:Correcting errors in the volume Bitmap

It all depends on how chkdsk was commissioned to start.
Chkdsk might fail in read-only mode or might report false errors.

The read-only Chkdsk process involves three phases. If Chkdsk encounters errors in the early phases, Chkdsk might abort before it completes all three phases. In addition, Chkdsk is prone to falsely reporting errors when in read-only mode, and it might report that a volume is corrupted even when no corruption is present. For example, Chkdsk might report corruption if NTFS modifies an area of the disk on behalf of a program at the same time Chkdsk is examining the same area. To verify a volume correctly, the volume must be in a static state, and the only way to guarantee that state is to lock the volume. Chkdsk locks the volume only when you specify the /f, /r, or /x parameters. Thus, you might need to run Chkdsk more than once for Chkdsk to complete all stages in read-only mode.

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Well, this is the 2nd hard drive I have put on my new computer, and it is having the same problems as the first. It tends to make an odd clicking noise, followed by a hum, as if it is turning on and off continuously. These noises are normally accompanied by the computer "skipping." It would freeze for a while, and recover itself. I have also been getting the unmountable boot volume blue screen when trying to boot windows. Using the repair console is not working, gets stuck at around 50% with the chkdsk /r command. An earlier 250 GB hard drive was having similar problems, except when it would click, it would simply crash. I am beginning to think that this is more of a motherboard problem than simply bad luck with hard drives. I have a MSI KT4V mainboard.

Any suggestions or ideas?

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Afternoon all. Wife's laptop a dell 6000 may have gotten sick from a thumb drive that a fellow worker shared. I rebooted from disk because that's all i know how to do. I ran chksk to check for errors it said she had errors in volome what ever that is? what can I do next before she has to bring it someware to be checked. thanks to everyone who might help!

A:Blue Screen Volume Errors

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I have a desktop with Windows XP Pro. Power went off when computer on. When power came on, I restarted the computer, but before it finished, the power went off again. When power came back on, said had a problem and gave choice to start windows normally (didn't work) or select last known configuration. This gave me message that windows\system32\config\system is corrupted so I put the windows disk in and went into the recovery console and did a chkdsk /r. It gave me" the volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable errors" IS MY HARD DRIVE TOAST? Or is there anything I can do?

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system maintenance shows disc volume errors after a display driver not responding, then computer crashed

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My pavilion dv6 is giving me a page saying it overheated and after that i get a 0xc00000e9 errorcode and after the nomal meh and brushing it off it says unmountable boot volume. on top of all that i cant clear my wipe my memory 

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Hi every one, I am using a desktop of my university in my office. Because it has only 1 volume C with 450gb space, I tried to shrink it to get another volume D by using the Device management on Windows 7 (computer manage -> device management). It still work after I restarted. Now, when I restarted, there was only a long beep and no thing happened. Could some one help me, please? My desktop is: Dell, model 7020, windows 7 professional 64 bits. Thank you!

A:Errors after shrinking the operator volume C in windows 7

A reference guide to the OptiPlex Diagnostic Indicators | Dell US

I assume this is an Optiplex 7020?

Above link is to beep codes for Optiplex models. Unfortunately, I do not see a code for one single long beep.

Maybe someone else has a better idea.

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Hi guys I have these problems with my dell xps m1330 and I also can't boot into safe mode, what do I do? Also when I try to reinstall windows from USB it loads a black screen with movable mouse.

A:Boot mount volume blue screen with other errors

Try resetting your BIOS hardware/software connections.Shut down and turn off the computer.
Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
"Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
(If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware

You should also clear the CMOS through the BIOS (see your system manual for how to get into the BIOS): Open your BIOS, go to the EXIT screen, load setup/optimized defaults, save, and exit.

How To Clear CMOS (Reset BIOS)

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Sony Vaio PCV-RS322, XP Home Ed. Version 2 (no CD refubished computer), Svc Pk 3, Pentium 4 CPU, 2.8 GHZ, 2,79GHZ, 512 RAM, 512 Cache, 15 GB C-Drive, 100 GB D-Drive. I used the hard disk recovery tool wizard to copy computer system (lots of floppies) when I first purchased the computer as it instructed me to when it first started up in 2004. Had 2011 Norton 360 installed and up to date, computer ran slow but ok, purchased Norton 2012 Internet Security and Utilities after installing nothing but problems. Utilities said it found 4800+ errors (registry and dll's mostly). I said yes to fix, after installing Internet Sec. it found no problems. Next morning while registering product, I got 2 warning messages 1. System Infected Trojan ZeroAccess Rootkit Activity 4 and 2. System Infected TidServ Activity 2. I was asked if I would like to remove them by Norton through a 3rd party, I said yes. Computer became very slow 5 min to start up, 10 min to connect (I have Charter cable connection - fast), annoying Earthlink Pop-up Blocker trying to install but can not (error) everytime I click the mouse or to try to open a site (still does) also it continually re-directs on web sites and web pages coming up on their own. Computer would only operate in safe mode but still had many of the problems. Norton support has tried System Restore, shutting off all apps not necessary with system config. Uploading Norton's Bootable Recovery Disk, GEAR ISO burn, removing Norton from computer, Unlocke... Read more

A:check disc errors NTFS file can not open volume


If you have file system errors (NTFS), they may be capable of being repaired, they may not. If such file system errors cannot be repaired, you will have to do a clean install or restore-to-factory-defaults.

If you have hard drive problems, as distinguished from file system problems...or you have a hard drive which is creating file system problems...the first order of business should be to run the appropriate hard drive diagnostic to check the functional status of the drive.

I would start with trying to run the chkdsk /r command from within Windows. Start/Run...type chkdsk /r and hit Enter. Type Y in new screen and hit Enter. Reboot, the chkdsk /r command will execute before booting into Windows.

I also suggeest uninstalling any/all Symantec applications you currently have installed. See https://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Internet-Security-Norton/How-to-uninstall-NIS-2012-COMPLETELY/td-p/557156 .

The chkdsk /r command may take some time...do not interrupt it if it appears to have halted or the reflected progress moves back to previous percentage.


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My AV is Avast 2015. Every time I run a scan, it pops up "Threat detected", but when I click "Show results", it doesn't. When I look at the scan history, it shows the following"

Disk\\?\Volume{f4acb2ae-2618-11e3-8a57-806e6fe6963?\{+}\{+} Boot Record
Error: The parameter is incorrect (87)

I have run chkdsk /r on the boot drive (an SSD). I have run AdwCleaner. Neither find anything wrong, and the PC seems to run perfectly.

I found the "{f4acb2ae. . .} folder in the registry: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Explorer\MountPoints2\CPC\Volume. It's there twice.

What is this "thing" and how can I get rid of it? If I zap both of the registry folders with this name, will it render the PC unbootable? Are the entries valid and Avast is issuing a false positive?

Administrator: If this should be under Security, please move it.


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I tried to install a .exe file (in order to support ArchiCad 12) onto my laptop (Gateway NV79). I get a message saying "Out of Disk Space -Volue 'D:'". It should be installing onto the C: drive. My D: drive is my cd/dvd drive. I am not sure why it is doing this and cannot figure out how to correct this (I am in no way a computer expert). Does anyone have any idea what I can do to get this to install?

A:Out of Disk Space- Volume D:

Are you getting a chance to specify where the program installs to? Where are you running the .exe file from?

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My system disk is displayed as "System Disk (C); (C)". I wish to remove one of the C's.
Not earth-shattering, but....

A:Rename disk volume

Right-click on it, hit rename.

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My friend took his computer to Best Buy who ran the restore on it with his main files on a second drive. The drive is now ganked, but I'm working to recover the files if possible.

In Disk Management (XP Pro), I can see that there's a 37GB volume with 20Gb free (looks like his missing files). There's a second volume on the disk that's only 47 MB and it's Active (so I can access it, but there's nothing to speak of there).

The point is that if I click on the 37Gb volume, I can't seem to do anything with it. The only menu option available when I right click it is "Help". If I click the disk itself, I have the option to convert to a dynamic disk, but I don't want to do that without knowing what will happen to the data on there.

When I dig through the properties, I can see data on the 47MB disk, but not the 37 GB. Does anyone know what to do with this!!!?

A:Unreachable Volume on Disk, What to do?

Oh, and the 37 GB says this:

37.22 GB NTFS
Healthy (EISA Configuration)

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Hi, I find my C disk's total size is 93.9 GB, free space appears to be 32.9 GB, but when I select all the files in the disc (including hidden ones), the total volum is just 19.2 Gb...So I really hope to know where is the rest hard disc space...
Many thanks!

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When I turn my computer on, on the boot when it checks the hd size it reads it as 130gb when it is only 30gb. This prevents windows from loading. I can access CMOS and fix the error but it will happen next time I boot up. Heard of this?

A:Wrong disk volume

Try checking your IDE cable it might be damaged.

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I have recently installed a second 320GB which I want to mirror my main drive (also 320 GB)

I can see the drive in "Disk Management" and it shows as "unallocated"

I have right clicked and started the Mirror wizard and the disk appears - but the total volume size is shown as 0 - it is greyed so I cannot change it. Underneath the correct sizes are shown. The wizard will not allow me to continue.

I tried to format the disk using "New Simple Volume" and this seems to create a K: drive - but when I right click it does not give me the option to Mirror

Any ideas most welcome


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My computer does not allow me to System Restore on earler date and gives me this error:The Disk Local disk (c:) has errors... i trye to clean up local disk C, but nothing...please help!!!!!

A:The Disk Local disk (c:) has errors

This is what it seys:
The disk local disk (C:) has errors
Windows has detected file system corruption on Local dusk (C:). you must check the disk for errors before it can be restored,
When i check disk for errors it says:
Windows cant check the disk while its in use...when i restart my comp it says that i have disk error but i dony know what

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I loaned my USB flash (Imation Atom 4GB) disk to a colleague; it was working fine when I gave it to her. She could not dismount the disk from her netbook, even after everything was closed. The computer kept saying the disk was in use. After 5 minutes of this, I pulled the disk out and put it into my machine.

First, Microsoft Security Essentials found and removed “Worm:Win32/Autorun.gen!inf.

Next, I was given the message "Do you want to scan the disk for errors?" I clicked 'yes' but got a "Windows can't check the disk while it is in use. Do you want to dismount the volume first?" I click on "Force dismount" and received a message "Windows can't check the disk while it is in use. Do you want to check for hard disk errors next time you start your computer." I check the box that says “Schedule disk check,” the box automatically closes. I re-start my computer, it boots up just fine, but does not appear to do any type of disk check.

I have no problems “safely removing the disk.” I can eject it every time without fail, but every time I plug the device back into the system, I receive the “scan and fix” prompt.

When I try to format the device, I am given the message "The drive is in use. Another program or process is using this device. Do you want to format it anyway?" I click "Yes" and receive the message "Windows cannot format this drive. Quit any disk utilities or programs that are using... Read more

A:Solved: Can't "Scan the disk for errors" or see any files ~ USB Flash disk ~ Windows

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(Sorry for the spell)

i am having a problem.In disk management i see the all volume correctly but in the DISK graph is not ok. Some of my volume are split in two parts.......

A:Hard disk volume problem

Hello neelam64,
I can't read the language in the screen print, but i think it says all your partitions are "Dynamic" type.
I'm no install/setup (or any) expert, but i believe DYNAMIC partitions is your problem and has created a mess.

You should get your partitions setup so they are NOT DYNAMIC, but you will LOSE ALL CURRENT DATA and need to re-install!

Here are some threads that may help:
Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk
what is the difference between basic and dynamic type of hdd volume

hope this helps,

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I downloaded Office 2007 and then tried to download a game but received two errors. 1 that the disk could not be read and the 2 please insert volume office12 into drive d: Does anyone know any fixes to this? I run windows xp service pack 2

A:No disk and wrong volume error

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Hye all!

I ran into this little annoying problem with Windows Vista. I am using Windows Vista 64-bit with Service Pack 2. I have also recently started using Acronis True Image Home 2011. Currently I am trying out the feature that lets me mount a disk drive or disk volume image and use it as if it is a regular physical disk drive.

I have a volume image backup I made earlier. It's named 'Windows system volume C backup.tib'. As the name suggests, this is a full backup of my system volume C.

But if I mount it and assign some drive letter to it, and then try to browse it, I get a prompt from Windows Vista, telling me that I don't have permission or something like that.

You currently don't have permission rights to use this folder.

Click on Continue to access this folder.Click to expand...

That's loosely translated from Swedish, but you get the idea.

If I click on Continue it allows me to view the contents of the folder anyway. So why is it telling me this anyway?

I have well over 5000 folders in my users folder. I won't browse through them all, but I would really appreciate if I could get rid of these prompts. I was thinking, maybe I need to take ownership of that mounted disk volume? Any other ideas?

How do you actually take ownership of a disk volume or a disk drive? I have done this once or twice in the past, when I needed to. But I don't seem to remember how I did it. I think I had a context menu option of some sort so I would... Read more

A:How to take ownership of a mounted disk volume?

Right click on the folder, choose Properties, Security tab, Advanced button, Owner tab, Edit button.

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Hello friends need a help, i've 2 partitions (volumes) of my hard disk (C and D, but only C: volume is being displayed in My Computer. I checked Disk Management i shows 2 volumes (both C and D)...Please tell the way to display another (D volume in My Computer.

A:My 2nd Disk Volume not being displayed in My Computer

Is "D:" regular partition with data on it or maybe windows backup or something like that ? Can you post a picture of Disk Management ?

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I installed Windows 7 after two days of installation capacity of 39 gb hdd is.
What do you capacity be true?

A:After instalation windows 7 volume on the disk is 39 GB

Windows alone takes up around 20 GB.

As I understand it, your C drive is using 39 GB and you have about 20 programs installed.

Your system specs say you have 3 GB of RAM. Is that correct?

Post a screen shot of Windows Disk Management.

How large are these folders?


C:\Program Files

C:\Program Files (x86)

How much space do you have devoted to System Restore?

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i was shrink 80 from 130 gb Partition but when iam going to make new volume from Unallocated disk iam getting this
Please help me how can i fix this and what is the problem ?

A:When making new volume from Unallocated disk I'm getting this

Which partition are you trying to shrink ? D or E ? It looks as if you only have the 100 MB unallocated space there. Don`t mess with it.

Can you give us a shot of disk mgmt b4 you attempt anything ?

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tried chkdsk with /f says it cant due to write protection,
bootrec /fixboot and fixmbr, although rebuildBCD said i had no windows installs.
currently at the cmd for the auto repair stuff, if i reboot it takes 30 mins to go to the auto repair menu. soo ye help

EDIT: i also have no cd rom xd its broken

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iv tried so much already and i haven't found the solution but im getting more information.

my asus g60vx had windows 7 pre installed and i installed windows 8 it had crashes and now it doesnt want to boot so i tried to install windows 7 again but the disk wouldnt show and i tried to re install windows 8 and it shows up but now i go to try and format it in diskpart but it says it has no volume i already completely wiped the hdd since its 298/298 when i "list disk". here are the details on the disk

detail disk

Disk Id: 00000000
Type: SATA
Status: Online
Path: 0
Target: 0
LUN Id: 0
Location Path: PCIROOT<0>#PCI<1F02>#ATA<C00T00L00>
Current Read-only state: No
Read-only: No
Boot Disk: No
Pagefile disk: No
Hibernation File disk: No
Crashdump Disk: No
Clustered Disk: No

There is no volume.

It is really frustrating since this laptop is 10x better than my current pc and i need my laptop back, please any help is really appreciated

A:Disk partition has no volume (Annoying)

How did you completely wipe the disk?

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I will try to make it simple. I installed windows 7 from an external hdd by making a partion active.

install went through fine. but the problem is. the external hdd that i installed from became the system partion under disk management, and now i cant boot to os without having my external hdd connected.

How can i move the system files. bcd files onto my os hdd.

I had the same problem earlier but forgot the fix. It was some commands from bcdedit or bcdsomething.

A:need to change my system volume to another disk

Boot Win7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD, open a Command Line to mark Win7 partition Active using DISKPART Commands given here: Partition - Mark as Active

Next using the same steps as above, mark the external HD Inactive.

Now power down, unplug external HD, set Win7 as first HD to boot in BIOS setup if not already, then boot back into DVD/repair CD, accept any offered repair. When this fails to start Win7, boot back in again to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until Win7 starts. Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times - Windows 7 Forums.URL

System Repair Disc - Create

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So just a while ago i booted up my pc and i got a disk check notice, no problem, so i let it check it and it gives me the volume check error, so i use a startup repair to see what went wrong and it says that my disk volume is corrupted, so im pretty much screwed for using disk check now, if there is any fix please tell me asap.

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I am running windows 7 ultimate on my desktop. Surprising when i open "My Computer" All the disk are showing as unlabelled volume.
What should i do to get back my disks as Local disk(C) or Local Disk (D) etc.
I have found some viruses and deleted those.

Thank You

A:local disk unlabelled volume

A screenshot of disk management would help:
Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of - Windows 10 Forums

Please make sure to widen the columns so we can see all the information in the columns.

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Hi There,

I have problem with my disk drive,I am using dell studio 1555.I have intel core 2 due 2.2Ghz,toshiba hard drive 500GB,
I was trying to install Ubuntu with Window-7,but when i am defining partition it crashes,and now my window is also not working.I have checked my hard drive its all right and passes all test.
NOw if i am trying to install window then there is no drive is shown and give "no drive shown.please choose a mass storage driver for drive. " and in repairing it shows "volume information corrupted.
Please help........

A:Solved: disk volume corrupted

You will probably need to wipe the partitions from the drive before you can reinstall. Use WUBI for Ubuntu and then you won't need to change real partitions.

Parted Magic disk partitoning tool (Bootable CD image)
If you prefer a bootable USB key, download and run Linux Live USB Creator. Choose the Parted Magic distro, and it will download it and automatically create a bootable USB key.

This CD (or key) contains many useful tools. You can partition, recover files, recover lost partitions, make disk images (by several different methods), transfer files between media, scan for viruses (It can serve as an Alternative Trusted Platform for search and elimination of rootkits and bootkits), examine and benchmark hardware, access the internet, and much more.

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This is my issue...I have a Toshiba Satellite L3550, AMD TurionX2 64, Vista Home Premium.

I woke up yesterday morning and got a "Windows Error Recovery" Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or sofware change might be the cause.....I tried both "Launch Startup Repair" and "Start Windows Normally" and neither have done anything.

So I tried doing the "Launch Startup Repair" , its asks for a keyboard layout - selected US and hit "NEXT". From there it takes me to (after a few minutes) System Recovery Options - "select an operating system to repair and click Next." But nothing populates in the box. It states at the bottom that "If you do not see your operating system listed, click Load Drivers to load drivers for your hard disks." When I click "Load Drivers" I get a message to insert the installation media for the device and click OK to select the driver. I don't have any disks, will have to search hard to possibly find it. So I instead click the "Next" button...This brings me to several options: Startup Repair (I did this 2x so far, 1st taking 3 hrs) with no success, System Restore (I have no backup point to restore it to), Windows Complete PC Restore, Windows Memore Diagnostic Tool (this is where I found the error stating "System volume on disk is corrupt"), Command Prompt and TOSHIBA Recovery Wizard.

I don't want to loose everything on my computer so tryi... Read more

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Do anyone know where the removable disk volume label saved? on the removable disk or local disk? sometimes my removable disk connntected to other PCs, the volume label can be show also, that means that the volume label saved on the removable disk, is it? which file? thank you.

A:Where the removable disk volume label?

The volume label is written to the device/drive. I don't think it's stored in a file that you can easily edit though. I believe its stored in the master boot record and i wouldn't go messing around in there.

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