troubleshooting Question

XP Chkdsk cannot open volume for direct access.

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I've got a XP professional pc which I cannot run chkdsk on.  It keeps coming up with the below message:-

Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot open volume for direct access.
Windows has finished checking the disk.

I have tried to boot into Safe mode but this keeps locking up and I cannot get in.  Have also tried to boot from Windows installation disk but I keep getting a blue screen which won't allow it to continue.

This pc is running Windows XP set up on two drives which are mirrored.

Any help would be most grateful?
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