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Windows 8 and chkdsk

I am running chkdsk on boot and it hangs at 27%.  How long should I wait to see if it finishes and how do I get it to stop running on boot?
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If chkdsk runs an unusually long time it may mean you have disk problems. You have to take in consideration the size of the disk.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/56685-check-disk-reset.html

To Cancel a Scheduled Disk Check for a Drive
A) In the elevated command prompt, type the command below and press Enter. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: Substitute C: in the command below with the drive letter of the drive you wanted to cancel the scheduled disk check to run at the next startup for instead.
chkntfs /x c:
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The disk is only using 87 gb of 500 gb drive.  

The scan is set to run at boot so I never get to a command prompt.
It'll finish.  Give it a few hours.
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I don't see any stages it simply says "scanning and repairing drive (c:): 27% complete" and stays at this point for at least an hour at this point.  The computer runs fine with the exception of one thing.  When running Macrium I get a 1117 error.  The support suggested running chkdsk.  I backed everything up prior to chkdsk on Carbonite.  I would like to get an image file and switch to a new hard drive.
That probably means you are stuck in the 1st stage. If you don't get beyond 27% in say an hour or two then you could just pull the plug but that may mean losing your data.
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Sorry for saying the same thing over and over but I still don't follow how to get out of the scan and repair stage and just go back to reboot without chkdsk?
If chkdsk fails to finish it means you have serious disk problems.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-performance/windows-8-stuck-booting-to-chkdsk/6430ef27-a02b-4fef-b57a-b1b7412145f8

Since it's already hung your only options are to wait it out (could take hours) or pull the plug. If you pull the plug you may have to recover data and rebuild the disk.

If you pull the plug & it survives you may get a few seconds to abort the chkdsk when it starts up after a boot. Once booted you can change the option.
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It finally did finish.  I ran Macrium Reflect again and still get 1117 - The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.
It's really for the best to wait out chkdsk. Sorry it didn't fix your original problem.
Mine is stuck for more than 24 hours!!!!! Should I continue to wait, is this gonna ever finish? Have any other people experienced this with over 24 hours, with success?

Everybody is saying wait, but ove 24 hours?

I would like to have CHKDSK fix whatever problems I have, but if I don't let it finish, what other ways can I fix these problems?