Chkdsk freezes at Stage 5 when "Verifying Free Space" RRS feed

  • Question

  • today I attempted to do a Chkdsk but when it got to Stage 5 it froze. I wait 1 hour but it stay at Stage 5, 40%. I can boot into Vista perfectly and I have kept the hard drive clean of Malware with no major infections to report. I have a 250 GB HDD. i should add my laptop has windows vista home premium service pack 2. last night also i do Chkdsk and exactly it froze at stage 5, 40%.

    i put a link to a picture about this problem that i take with my cell phone:


    what is the problem? and how solve it?



    Monday, January 31, 2011 1:32 PM


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    • Marked as answer by Fafafaalex Tuesday, February 1, 2011 2:07 AM
    Tuesday, February 1, 2011 2:06 AM