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On a multiprocessor system, you may receive the following error message:
Running CHKDSK does not reveal any file corruption.
The file or directory \directoryname\filename is corrupt and unreadable please run the CHKDSK utility
This issue can occur if multiple I/O Request Packets (IRPs) attempt to modify a file simultaneously. The error message appears if an IRP is returned with the error code STATUS_FILE_CORRUPT_ERROR. This behavior occurs only on multiprocessor systems that are using the NTFS file system.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
The following sequence of events produces this error: