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Chkdsk cancels automatically

By warren ·
I have been having trouble with my PC ever since I replaced my Motherboard (it's now a winfast AMD Sempron 2800+). The computer will freeze and crash at any given moment, that I can live with. the thing that's bugging me is that the machine will not let the chkdsk utility run at startup, it just auto cancels.

Any help would be gratefully accepted

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by BFilmFan In reply to Chkdsk cancels automatica ...

Best way to resolve that is to do an in-place re-installation of Windows. Sounds like you have an issue with the HAL.

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by warren In reply to Chkdsk cancels automatica ...

Thanks Bfilmfan, for a quick response but, I have had the worst day ever! My hard drive crashed and looks to be unrepairable, thankfully there's not too much lost data. Can you suggest any recovery tools which may help rescue some data?

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Chkdsk cancels automatica ...

You can try there but I can't vouch for all of them

http://www.x-ways.net/ Go with the Davary product and not Win Hex unless you know HEX inside out.

http://www.getdata.com/

http://www.iolo.com/sr/3/

http://www.ontrack.com/errors/error_404.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/Homepage.aspx

http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm

http://www.stellarinfo.com/

http://www.bitmart.net/r2k.shtml

http://www.winternals.com/

While I haven't used them all the best is the Ontrack program which is also the most expensive

The remainder work with varying degrees of success and I've been told that the Stellar Phoenix works quite well but I've never actually used it. The X-Ways product it great but if you are not deeply into HEX you'll do much more damage than help and the light weight Davory would be the way to go as you don't need any special knowledge to work it.

The only thing that you should always remember when doing any form of Data Recovery is to always write the saved Data to a different Drive as you don't want to run the risk of Overwriting what you are attempting to save.

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