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How to disable the CHKDSK – Check Disk, on start up for Windows 7 (via Eagle081183’s Blog)

I have been having an issue with my Windows 7 home premium machine at home with the disk scans taking forever to complete at boot up for no apparent reason. In my search for answers I came across these issues via http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/windows-7-support-and-chkdsk-issues/a8ab415b-4559-45c6-99a4-a54e27e5a836 then thought rather than waste time searching for the a solution to the underlying cause of the problem (I usually re-image my machines every 6-12 months anyway) I’ll just work around it.

I then found Eagle081183’s blog post ‘how to disable the CHKDSK…on startup for Windows 7’ and simply disabled it.

Good thinking 99! Thanks for the idea Eagle081183.

To disable automatic disk checking at Windows startup through registry, go to the following registry key: Important: This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a pro … Read More

via Eagle081183’s Blog