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Old 10-27-2004, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi to everyone. I from Lisbon (Portugal)! Nice forum you have here!
I would like to make one question, please. I’ve a dual boot (Windows XP sp2 and Win Millennium) and when I do my check disk errors in Win XP it takes a lot of time at the surface test! It’s normal to take several hours on it? My HD is a Seagate 120GB 7200rpm and I have the Norton Internet Security 2003 installed!
Tanks for your help! Sorry some English mistakes!

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Old 10-27-2004, 02:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What file system is your drive in? If your file system is FAT, a check disk might take some time...

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Old 10-27-2004, 02:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi Silence 782, my system file in NTFS!
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Old 11-03-2004, 06:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah...a surface scan takes a lot of time. Esspecially with 120GB. Also with NTFS.
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Old 11-03-2004, 11:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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yes, lots of time, but I don't think several hours is normal.
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