Q. When you attempt to start Windows XP, you receive a 0x800703e7 error?

When you start Windows XP, you receive a 0x800703e7 error.

This behavior will occur if the disk is corrupted.

To workaround this problem, run the CHKDSK <Drive:> /R command.

When I type chkdsk /?, I receive:

Checks a disk and displays a status report.

CHKDSK \[volumepath\]filename\] \[/F\] \[/V\] \[/R\] \[/X\] \[/I\] \[/C\] \[/L\[:size\]\]


  volume          Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon),
                  mount point, or volume name.
  filename        FAT/FAT32 only: Specifies the files to check for fragmentation.
  /F              Fixes errors on the disk.
  /V              On FAT/FAT32: Displays the full path and name of every file
                  on the disk.
                  On NTFS: Displays cleanup messages if any.
  /R              Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information
                  (implies /F).
  /L:size         NTFS only:  Changes the log file size to the specified number
                  of kilobytes.  If size is not specified, displays current
                  size.
  /X              Forces the volume to dismount first if necessary.
                  All opened handles to the volume would then be invalid
                  (implies /F).
  /I              NTFS only: Performs a less vigorous check of index entries.
  /C              NTFS only: Skips checking of cycles within the folder
                  structure.

The /I or /C switch reduces the amount of time required to run Chkdsk by
skipping certain checks of the volume.
For addition information, see CHKDSK.EXE.


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