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When you start a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, you may receive the following error message:
Autocheck program not found
This problem occurs because the Autochk.exe file is corrupted or missing.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
WARNING The Chkdsk (Chkdsk.exe) command-line utility may incorrectly identify and delete security settings on a Windows XP-based computer that does not have the latest security updates installed from the following Microsoft Web site:
http://update.microsoft.comFor more information about this problem, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831374/ )The CHKDSK utility incorrectly identifies and deletes in-use security descriptors in Windows XP
831375The Autochk (Autochk.exe) utility is a version of Chkdsk. For more information about Autochk, see the Windows XP Professional Resource Kit. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831375/ )The CHKDSK utility incorrectly identifies and deletes in-use security descriptors in Windows 2000
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