Originally Posted by vziera
but they don't look like what they used to
what would you type that formula on?
To run it yourself you would have to go to the command prompt. Start -> Run -> type "cmd" and press enter.
Or press windows key + R -> Type "cmd" and press enter
Once there, you simply type "chkdsk c:/f/r" (no quotes) and it should complain about the disk being in use and that it will have to restart. Go ahead and restart it. Checkdisk should now run as you've specified with the flags (/f to check the filesystem, /r to look for bad sectors and replace).
- if the checkdisk that is currently on your hard-drive is corrupt as it appears to be, it would be best to run the recovery console from your install disk, and use the "chkdsk c:/f/r" there instead. This would run a clean version of checkdisk off of your install disk, instead of the seemingly broken version on your hard-drive. A broken version of checkdisk can cause a heck of a lot more problems that it is worth to attempt running. I HIGHLY recommend you run this command from the recovery console of your install disk.