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How to Cancel CHKDSK After It Has Been Scheduled
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When you run the command CHKDSK /F /R from the command line, Windows NT asks if you want to schedule CHKDSK to run the next time the system is restarted. This article describes how, in the event you choose YES, you can subsequently prevent CHKDSK from running the next time you start the server.
To stop the execution of CHKDSK /F /R, you must edit the registry using Registry Editor.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT to correct them. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use this tool at your own risk.
To stop the execution of CHKDSK /F /R, take the following steps:
This procedure will reset the default string, and CHKDSK /F /R will not run on reset.
Article ID: 158675 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 3.1