Auto chk program not found

By Polly
Oct 18, 2006
  1. Have a problem when Windows comes on it say Auto chk program not found skipping auto chk. How can I remove.
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Hi Polly.Welcome to Techspot.

    The autochk error comes from XP trying to boot to a primary partition that is

    not currently active ie its "hidden NTFS". This would usually come from having

    another OS installed,but also possibly from messing up with your partitioning scheme.

    The solutons I`ve found include -

    1.If you have Partition Magic,boot to that and unhide the partition.

    2.Use PTEDIT to change hex 0x17 to hex 0x07 or "44" to "07"

    3.Using SuperFdisk to unhide it

    4.Run the chkdisk /r from the Recovery Console

    5.In certain situations, removing XP HotFix: KB824105

    More HERE and HERE
  3. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    A quick search of previous threads finds this one., it has the answer you need...

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