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Checking file system on C: The type of the file system is NTFS. One of

C:NTFS consistency file system checking disk

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When I startup I receive;


'Checking file system on C: The type of the file system is NTFS. One of your disk needs to be checked for consistency. You can cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended that you continue. To skip disk checking, press any key within(10)seconds'


The solutions I have found that seem to work involve going into cmd. However, the laptop will not startup at all. It completes all 3 tasks, attempts to startup but then I get the same error message again and it starts again. If I skip disk checking, I just get a black screen where I can move my mouse but nothing else. Attempting startup in Safe Mode, has the same result.


Any ideas most welcome!

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Hi :welcome:


What is the Operating System you have?


If Windows 7 try this:

- Press F8 during boot and Click Repair your computer
- Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
- In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Command Prompt.
When you boot into the Windows 7 Recovery Environment the drive letter for your Windows installation may not be the same. For example, if your Windows installation is normally on the C: drive, it may not be located at the D: drive. To determine what drive letter your Windows installation is located on, you can type this command press enter:

bcdedit | find /i "osdevice"

This command will display output similar to : os device partition=D:. The drive letter after partition= is the drive that your Windows installation is located.

type the command:

chkdsk /r /x D:

Note: replace D: with the drive returned by the command above.


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