DISK contains unclean partion

I'm trying to boot using my password recovery CD, I'm able to boot to the CD.  However I'm unable to mount the windows partation, it's saying "The System is hibernated, If you want to force changes hibernated session will be lost".  I try to force it but it fails says the disk contains an unclean file system.  I cannot log into windows because I forgot my password.  So I'm looking for a tool that can scan / repair the disk without having to log into windows.
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Andrew LeniartFreelance JournalistCommented:
I assume this is Windows 10 you're working with? After you boot with your CD, press Shift+F10 to get a command prompt. Identify the drive letter of the affected disk and then try a chkdsk /f command on it. That may help you out.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
What about booting with Ultimate Boot CD and using CHKDSK to see if the disk is useable.


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Andrew LeniartFreelance JournalistCommented:
I cannot log into windows because I forgot my password.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Can you start the system normally and shutdown from lock-screen (without logging on)?
After that, your process should succeed
Presumably the reason you are booting from a cd/DVD is you've experienced issues.

As others pointed out your disk indiication suggests an issue, in the bios, look if SMART is enabled and what it reports about the disk
Chkdsk /r or /f will check the file system and make repairs. If this system/drive is of a certain age, make arrangements to backup the data just in case it dies.

You may need to use the drive's manufacturer tools to check the health of the drive.

If not mistaken fsutil is a tool that can be used to check whether a partition has the dirty bit set.
first - you should NEVER forget your passwords - store them in a secure place
in the worst event - you may need a fresh install.
also post OS version, and PC model
ManieyaK_CSSPAuthor Commented:
Guys thanks for the comments, what i had to ulimately do was reimage he system.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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