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CHKDSK System Restore Loop

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I have a Toshiba netbook with Win 7 Starter installed.

Recently I was advised by WIndows to run chkdsk due to disk errors.

However, when I attempt to run CHKDSK, I'm advised to use System Restore because a recently installed program interferes with CHKDSK.

And of course, when I attempt to use System Restore, it advises me to run CHKDSK first.

Any ideas how to proceed?
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What software have you recently installed? Also for system restore do you use boot CD or just Windows inside tools?
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I haven't installed any new software recently........other than windows updates.

Thus far, I've been using the internal Windows systems tools
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Do you have external CD-ROM? If yes then in Windows 7 search tab type Backup & Recovery. In this tool create Recovery CD - boot the machine from it - run system restore. Does it let you restore?
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Try booting into Safe Mode, and then run chkdsk again.

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