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Run Image for Windows from an alternate Windows installation. (Please note that you will be able to restore an image of an NTFS partition, even from Windows 9x/Me.) Ignore the lock I will include an actual listing at the end. And I'm not sure if this is related but i have a file that is "corrupted and unreadable" the file is C:\WINDOWS\$N44E4~1.SH!\fltmgr.sys and cannot delete or repair it. BeOS .......... http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-lock/cannot-lock-current-drive-write-protected.html

Can a Backup Disk Image be restored to a disk using another size rather than its original size? You may also want to have a look here; http://windows8forums.com/windows-8-tutorials-training/7139-improved-chkdsk-utility-windows-8-w-tutorial.html If nothing here has helped, then you may need to do a "Clean Install" instead of the upgrade option and by The chkdsk command requires the file Autochk.exe. To attempt to force all files closed on a given partition, issue the following from a command line: chkdsk [n]:/x Where "n" represents the drive letter in need of locking.For example,

Cannot Lock Current Drive Write Protected Chkdsk

There may be some third party utilities which would recreate the drives configuration, but I am not aware of one right now. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Tweak NG .......... Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

Macboatmaster, Dec 28, 2010 #2 Irukku Joined: Dec 27, 2010 Messages: 109 You can't run a disk check on your partition while Windows is running in it. General Information ............... No virus found. . . Chkdsk Cannot Lock Current Drive Windows 10 Now when it boots up select country and then click repair computer Then navigate to the command prompt and type as you see below Microsoft DiskPart version 6.2.9200 Copyright (C) 1999-2012

If it is trying to boot directly to the hard drive, it will not fine an OS. caribconsult, Dec 29, 2010 #9 Irukku Joined: Dec 27, 2010 Messages: 109 Hmm, I understand. I also ran the System File Checker (SFC) and it completed, but the 'locked disk' issue persists. Type exit to leave Diskpart.

It may not be empty, so be careful. Windows Cannot Run Disk Checking On This Volume Windows 10 Windows 8-64 OEM (no media), upgraded to 8.1. Last edited: Mar 8, 2008 C4RN1, Mar 8, 2008 #9 420smoker Guest my new pc was the problem it just wouldnt let me lock it but it keep telling me that I've disabled everything in the start group, used CCleaner to kill everything in the startup section, disabled my Microsoft Security Antivirus program, tried to run it by booting into SafeMode, and

Windows Cannot Run Disk Checking On This Volume Because It Is Write Protected Windows 8

If not, I apologize...just let me know what else you need. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-running-dskchk-on-a-drive-thats-locked.971227/ Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Cannot Lock Current Drive Write Protected Chkdsk All Rights Reserved. Windows Cannot Run Chkdsk Write Protected Windows 10 Already have an account?

Any partition which holds an in-use paging file (PAGEFILE.SYS) will not be lockable. Check This Out thanks again -vash May 6, 2009 #3 Spyder_1386 TS Rookie Posts: 498 hi again vavash Follow the instructions on this page .... When you get to the command prompt, type Diskpart to open the utility. Yes, that is the same "level" of checking. Cannot Lock Current Drive Windows 10

Windows Forum Windows 8 Forums > Windows 8 Installation > Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? I called Toshiba and they just want to wipe out everything and reinstall Windows (and charge me $160), which I have the knowledge and ability to do myself. Unlock the drive and try again. Source Login Register Login at Malware Removal, PC Repair and How-to Videos Welcome to NetPen Forum Webmasters | WordPress | Graphic Design ...and much more!

Boot to the Flash Drive, or another Windows 8 option to get you into the TroubleShoot - Advanced Options - Command Prompt (or something similar). Failed To Transfer Logged Messages Status 50 Boot up from your Windows 8 disc 2. It's back in the desktop, things seem normal, performance-wise, it still won't run a normal dskchk, but did my invented procedure actually fix any problems on the drive as it would

On the next screen, highlight your Win 8 installation and choose Format.

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The cd's are just getting scratched up now anyways. Fails too? I've had trouble with other backup programs not being able to restore an image completely and it won't boot. have a peek here In the Check Disk window that pops up, select the "Automatically fix file system errors" box, and the "Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors" if so desired (this operation

So, that brings me back to this thread. FAQ ............... I think this was a generic recovery option. I'm not running any protection software other than the Microsoft Security Essentials, and disabling that has not had any positive results.

I see that you've tried a Chkdsk /f (which does not work) .... Not really a good assumption since the Drive number is basically set by the connection to the Motherboard. It ran me 300 bucks too. General Information ....................

You may use the chkdsk /r command. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. DOS .......... It worked sort of lol.

Have tried hard drive on another machine same happens Have put a new Windows 7 on a another hard drive and when I try to run chkdsk on this hard drive real quick about my computer. BootNow ............... Really i love helpin people I'm a mod at topredline.com forums and i belong to probably 10 different forums or so.

PHYLock ............... If I try to use System Restore, I get the following message: "To use System Restore, you must specify which Windows installation to restore. I know that you can't run CHKDSK from within a CMD window or from the GUI; sorry for wasting time here and not being clearer. It is a member of the Microsoft Partner Program.

Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent I just want to format it. Exactly what you troubleshooted for me worked. Soundy, Dec 28, 2010 #4 caribconsult Thread Starter Joined: Dec 28, 2010 Messages: 16 Sorry for not being clearer in my original post, but what I have been doing is exactly