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Chkdsk Reports an Erroneous Event ID 41

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When you run chkdsk <drive_letter>: /f, you may receive the followingevent in the system event log:
Event ID: 41
Source: Disk
Description: The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the device Device\Harddiskx\Partitionx with label "xxxx".
NOTE: The "xxxx" is the volume label of the partition.
Chkdsk reports the wrong text message in the event log. The message shouldread:
   "Autochk will be run on this volume because user has selected it."				
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. Weare researching this problem and will post new information here in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

Article ID: 161801 - Last Review: 12/04/2015 16:04:55 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

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