I have a CHKDSK scheduled to start next reboot, but I want to stop it.

A. If the command chkdsk /f /r (find bad sectors, recover information from bad sectors and fix errors on the disk) is run, on the next reboot the check disk is scheduled, however you may want to cancel this check disk. To do this perform the following:

  1. Run the Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe). You must use Regedt32 and not Regedit.exe
  2. Goto HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager
  3. Change the BootExecute value from:
    autocheck autochk * /r\DosDevice\<drive letter>:
    autocheck autochk *

TAGS: Windows 8
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