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Restart to Repair, but endless loop follows

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Restart to Repair, but endless loop follows

    Windows Action Center displays this error:
    Restart to repair drive errors

    We found errors on a drive. To repair these errors and prevent loss of data, restart your PC now. The repair could take a while to complete.

    The restart completes (doing very rapid checks), and after a minute or so Action Center displays the same error again. This happens every time I start the computer. Sometimes the computer boots straight to the Start screen, and sometimes it boots to a blue screen with the option of sending a report to Microsoft before completing the boot. Sometimes it sends a report with no action required.

    I have checked the hard drive using PC Checkup with MyDell, and with TuneUp Utilities, and no errors are reported. Using CHKDSK C: /f /r /x does not complete, but gets stuck at 13%.

    I have also used chkdsk to check the two USB external drives that I use, and no errors are found.

    [Windows 8.1]

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  2. #2

    Posts : 40
    Win 8.1

    Hi, just saw this.. you've probably solved it by now.

    Searching on your error message offers (for example):
    Check disk (Chkdsk) runs when you start Windows 8 or Windows 7
    "Restart to repair drive errors" keep showing up after reboot - Microsoft Community

    You could also try running CHKDSK from a boot CD/DVD.

    It would also help if you can identify which disk/partition - if more than one- is being flagged.

    Good luck, dalchina
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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