Hey TechSpot guys first post but long time reader.! Now lets get down to business; Okey i have had the 0x024 ntfx problem before and what i did then was: Loaded up Knoppix did a ntfsfix bang.. windows is working again... simple huh? Now whats diffrent this time is that when i am in Shell doing the - "ntfsfix /dev/sda1" i get a reply saying that the harddrive is busy.. now i am not sure if i am doing annything wrong so ill just list down quickly what i do I open shell in Knoppix i type "Su" i typ then "ntfsfix /dev/whatevermyportion is called. Is this right? btw after a while i rebooted the computer whent in to bios and changed my first boot device to my main harddrive (were the issue is) when i start up the computer gets stuck at .. " Veryfing DMI pool data" its not like it freezes or annything it just dosent get anny further. Now my questions are: How shall i get windows up and runing again? Am i doing the hole ntfsfix thing right? the DMI thing annything seriuse? Sorry about spelling guys.. thanx for all help i can get !