Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Hard Disk TroubleShooting | Solve Windows XP Problems

Are you having problem with your hard disk? or is your hard disk seems to behave erratically, or do you get error messages on your hard disk? 
Mostly, Windows XP Professional and Home Editions will be affected.

Cause A hard disk can develop a number of disk surface and file system errors that can causeyou some problems. This happens during use of the disk due to “wear and tear,” so to speak.

The good news is that Windows XP gives you an Error-checking tool that can solve the
problems.

To run error-checking on the disk, follow these steps:
1. Click Start | My Computer. Right-click the disk and click Properties.
2. Click the Tools tab, shown in the following illustration:
3. Click the Check Now button. A dialog box appears, shown in the following illustration, that allows you to automatically fix file system problems and check for and attempt repair of bad sectors. Click both check boxes, and then click Start. 

Errorchecking begins to run, and the process may take an hour or more, depending on the size of the disk.
Tip If the Error-checking tool is not working correctly, see Chapter 15 for more information.

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