View Full Version : Scan disk in windows gets into a loop

09-01-2002, 04:05 PM
When I attempt to run scandisk
It checks File allocation tables then begins to check folders gets partway through this then goes back to checking FAT table again ad infinitum. my computer is an Acernote laptop running win95B.

When I press cntrl,alt ,del. The list of files open are

I would appreciate your help please.

09-01-2002, 04:20 PM
You need to run scandisk in safe mode. If you have a antivirus program running this will effect scandisk.

Re-boot your machine and hit F8 (i think) and this will take you into the safe mode options.

09-01-2002, 06:14 PM

Make sure that all programs running in the background are closed before you execute scandisk.