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Disk error

I have a Windows 7 PC.  In error I selected an XP version of a printer driver and installed it. I received a disk error message. When I try to do a restore is says the disk has to be checked for errors.  When I click "Check the disk for errors" it states the disk can't be checked while it's in use, and do I want to schedule it on the next restart.  I replied yes and it does not do the check on restart.  I've gone through the process several times with the same result. (Definition of insanity?)
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leewallin
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aadihCommented:
Try:

Boot up in safe mode with command prompt.  Type rstrui.exe and hit return to run system restore. See if it succeeds now?

[Definition of insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again, yet again, and expecting a different result.  ;-)]
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Mike RoeCommented:
In safemode you can also go to command prompt and run chkdsk /f to check drive
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nobusCommented:
did you try a system restore from DVD ?
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/700-system-restore.html

note : you can also do a chkdsk from it
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TonypeswaniCommented:
Hello leewallin,

If it unable to autostart the disk check on reboot than try with other option it will definitely work.

Open my Computer and right check on C drive go to properties >>Click on Tab  "Tool" >>
Under error checking click on Check now>> and check both option "Automatically fix file system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors and click on start.

Please let me know if this works.

Regards,
TonyP
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leewallinAuthor Commented:
This solved my problem.   Thanks
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aadihCommented:
Great, You got it working. :-)
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