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Re: What could be wrong with my computer?
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2011, 05:12:17 PM »
Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer
1. Double-click My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk that you want to check.
2. Click Properties, and then click Tools.
3. Under Error-checking, click Check Now. A dialog box that shows the Check disk options is displayed, 
4. Use the following procedure: •
• To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable information, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box, and then click Start. 
Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message:
The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer?
Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

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Re: What could be wrong with my computer?
« Reply #16 on: March 13, 2011, 06:10:58 PM »
Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer
1. Double-click My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk that you want to check.
2. Click Properties, and then click Tools.
3. Under Error-checking, click Check Now. A dialog box that shows the Check disk options is displayed, 
4. Use the following procedure: •
• To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable information, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box, and then click Start. 
Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message:
The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer?
Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.


I already ran chkdsk but I didn,t see any improvements.What about MemTest?

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Re: What could be wrong with my computer?
« Reply #17 on: March 13, 2011, 06:18:18 PM »
Normally bad memory would give BSOD and stalled programmes but it could be worth a run

Do you have Memtest ?

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Re: What could be wrong with my computer?
« Reply #18 on: March 13, 2011, 06:21:56 PM »
Normally bad memory would give BSOD and stalled programmes but it could be worth a run

Do you have Memtest ?

No I don,t have Memtest. Do I really need CD/DVD for Memtest?


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Re: What could be wrong with my computer?
« Reply #19 on: March 13, 2011, 06:24:44 PM »
Afraid so as it will run outside windows, with Vista and 7 it is included

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Re: What could be wrong with my computer?
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2011, 05:24:52 PM »
Hi ;)

Essexboy I don,t have CD/DVD yet,can I run Memtest86+(iso file) in virtual CD/DVD?

Thank you.

Bye. Lep dan ;)