Chkdsk error when booting

What do I do for a chkdsk error when booting?
It tells me that it need to be checked for errors. But then it tells me that chkdsk can not be completed due to a change made by a recent installed program. Please run system restore.  Error 766f6c756d655e63 3ft
When I try to run system restore that fails.
Paul CorathersOffice Manager/OwnerAsked:
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silemoneCommented:
go to command line and run chkdsk /f e: (if drive is e)...if unavailable it will schedule for at start up.
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silemoneCommented:
are you having issues booting up?  you can grab a windows cd and throw in there and try the repair.
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Paul CorathersOffice Manager/OwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks BUT chkdsk fails!  " chkdsk can not be completed due to a change made by a recent installed program. Please run system restore.  Error at 766f6c756d655e63 3ft"
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Paul CorathersOffice Manager/OwnerAuthor Commented:
I've tried repair and get message can not repair your repair disk in incompatible with your current OS
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silemoneCommented:
then I would suggest you either try chkdsk from safemode and see what happens or grab a windows disc and run repair if its a disk problem...if its a virus you can try to reach partition to run repair from that - you have to look up the model to find function keys that get you to safe mode.
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silemoneCommented:
you have have the incorrect windows disc if you are getting that message.
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silemoneCommented:
make sure you have correct version of windows(win 7 for win 7), correct architecture (32 or 64) and correct license (home professional, etc.)  Did you get the blue screen of death (bsod) and that caused a crash for you?
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rindiCommented:
Run the disk's diagnostic utility on it and if it fails, replace the disk. You'll find it on the UBCD:

http://mirror.sysadminguide.net/ubcd/ubcd535.iso

Also test your RAM using memtest86+ (that is also included on that CD).
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discgmanCommented:
See if you can get a hold of the manufacturers hard drive scanning software (search for their support website) download and scan the drive. Maybe you can salvage the chkdsk that tried to run.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Your hard drive has probably failed. Put the drive into another machine as a secondary drive and copy off what you can.
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
aside from the windows repair option (once you find the correct media), try uninstalling anti-virus software and see if it runs
seems more of a software issue than hardware; doubt the drive is failing
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nobusCommented:
in such a case, i run first the disk diagnostic - to be sure it operates ok
only then i run a chkdsk on it (it makes often things worse, if you run it on a bad drive)
for diagnostics, i use the disk diagnostics that can be found on the UBCD :
Hardware diagnostic CD    UBCD

go to the download page, scroll down to the mirror section, and  click on a mirror to start the download
Download the UBCD and make the cd   <<==on a WORKING PC, and boot the problem PC from it
Here 2 links, one to the general site, and a direct link to the download

since the downloaded file is an ISO file, eg ubcd527.iso - so you need to use an ISO burning tool
if you don't have that software, install cdburnerXP : http://cdburnerxp.se/

If you want also the Ram tested - run memtest86+ at least 1 full pass,  - you should have NO errors!
 
For disk Diagnostics run the disk diag for your disk brand (eg seagate diag for seagate drive)  from the HDD section -  long or advanced diag !  (runs at least for30 minutes)

http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/                        ultimate boot cd
http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download.html             download page

**  you can make a bootable cd - or bootable usb stick

for completeness -here's how i handle disk problems : http://www.experts-exchange.com/Storage/Hard_Drives/A_3000-The-bad-hard-disk-problem.html
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Paul CorathersOffice Manager/OwnerAuthor Commented:
I am sorry, I've been not been able to work on this as I have been out sick. I am planning on reviewing answers over the week end. Thank for your patience and understanding
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nobusCommented:
>>   But then it tells me that chkdsk can not be completed due to a change made by a recent installed program.   <<  can you post a picture of that message, or the EXACT message?

any idea what program it could be?
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Paul CorathersOffice Manager/OwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks  I had used UBCD before. Had an older  disk  Which I had tried but it did not fix it.  created new disk. Used the utilities to scan disk and fixed errors.  But then had to do a clean windows reinstall.  Split the points as you both gave the same answer but Rindi was first, so gave him a few more points.
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