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Performance & Maintenance SFC /scannow can't repair autochk.exeI just found out I can't schedule a chkdsk scan, even after scheduling it the scan will not run when the computer reboots. Aug 11, 2006 #1 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Hello and welcome to Techspot. This email address doesn’t appear to be valid. autochk.exe virus Started by lindabrown , Jan 13 2012 03:17 PM Please log in to reply 2 replies to this topic #1 lindabrown lindabrown Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:45

I would like to get to the bottom of this to eliminate any misconceptions and solve the original issue. I get a message like this, "Cannot delete autochk: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Any other ideas? In fact, one misplaced comma can prevent your PC from booting entirely! Sometimes the dirty bit may be set spuriously, when in fact there is no cause for alarm. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771787(v=ws.11).aspx

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. MSDN Disc 3712) is running, during Windows startup or shutdown, or even during the installation of the Windows operating system. The file is then saved with a .reg file extension. Let all 5 phases run and don't use or turn off the computer. (The chkdsk process may take an hour or more to finish, if it appears to freeze this is

Aug 16, 2006 #5 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Put you Windows cd into your cd-rom drive. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List Please just confirm that and try it again to be sure.

If prompted by the User Account Control, click on Yes (Windows 7/8) or Continue (Vista). Microsoft) to run a program (eg. What do I do? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/autochkexe-corrupt-windows-7-x64-pro/20217a8c-1b75-402a-ad2a-30224441f48f Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.

The SFC results may say that the hash number for the autochk.exe file in C:\windows\system32 is different from the hash of the file in the winxs folder. Running sfc /scannow did not correct the problem. please help Mar 17, 2006 HELP!!! Privacy Please create a username to comment.

Another program is in conflict with MSDN Disc 3712 and its shared referenced files. why not try these out SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 This can potentially help you avoid hours of troubleshooting headaches associated with EXE errors. Your further thoughts/suggestions appreciated...

TechSpot is a registered trademark. Locate autochk.exe-associated program (eg. I'm not sure I follow you entirely. I see the hard drive light flickering, but otherwise the desktop look normal.

Manage Your Profile | Site Feedback Site Feedback x Tell us about your experience... Now I have something different. jmm View Public Profile Find More Posts by jmm 08 Aug 2011 #4 cluberti Windows 10 Pro x64 2,546 posts Redmond Just because it's corrupted doesn't mean there's Login now.

Would a "Skip the Autochk process" from F8>Advanced options>Skip the Autochk process select Last known good configuration to bypass the scheduled Chkdsk operation (Autochk) and allow you to return to the Stay logged in Sign up now! Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator flavallee Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members

However, a long delay means that the computer does not start until the time elapses or until you press a key to cancel Autochk.Additional referencesCommand-Line Syntax KeyChkdskChkntfsTroubleshooting Disks and File Systems

Instead, Autochk runs in the following situations:If you try to run Chkdsk on the boot volumeIf Chkdsk cannot gain exclusive use of the volumeIf the volume is flagged as dirtyRemarksWarning The Copy and paste everything in the codebox below into the main textfield: Code: :filefind [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]autochk.exe[/FONT] Click the Look button to start the scan. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. I have Run the standard chkdsk /c: and it ran OK.

Click on the MSDN Disc 3712-associated entry. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Please provide a Corporate E-mail Address. Join our site today to ask your question.

The machine doesn't have any obvious problems. Click Save. The next steps in manually editing your registry will not be discussed in this article due to the high risk of damaging your system. dino7, May 19, 2014 #14 jenae Joined: Mar 16, 2013 Messages: 378 Hi, go to start search and type:- cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select"run as administrator" at