Please help, chkdsk problem and I dont know what I'm doing

By marky1990 ยท 4 replies
Apr 3, 2009
  1. when i turn on m windows xp laptop this appears:

    Checking file system on C:
    The type of file system is NTFS
    Volume lable is OS.
    One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency
    CHKDSK is vertifying files...stage1...stage2....stage3

    after it vertfies the files the computer starts normally but if freezes automatically when i get to the home screen. The mouse moves occasionally but i am unable tho click on any file or program. Please help because ive no idea what any of this means.
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    It sounds like a harddrive issue. Can you boot into Safe Mode by pressing F8?
  3. B00kWyrm

    B00kWyrm TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,436   +37

    Startup errors

    While Checkdisk may tell you that your disk is okay, there are sometimes errors that Checkdisk cannot(?) find.
    (Or perhaps better, some tools are more robust at looking for them).
    We can help you find the right tools to diagnose your drive.
    Be sure to give system information... OS (SP2, SP3?), Drive make (WD, Toshiba, etc) type (IDE/PATA, Sata) and size,
    This is a good place to get help!
  4. marky1990

    marky1990 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    the screen then goes black and dis message appears:

    a problem or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.Check to make sure any new hardware is properly installed.

    if problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.

    technical information: stop: 0x000000F4 (0x00000003, 0x8933558, 0x893356BC, 0x805D297c.

    any idea what this means or what the problem could be??
  5. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Other than re-partitioning a fresh partition on the Harddrive (ie backing up and removing everything, then installing a new partition then Windows) All this being supplied here for help:

    If that doesn't help then just replace the faulty Hard drive
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