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How long should CHKDSK /R take?

Discussion in 'Storage' started by CarolinaKSU, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. CarolinaKSU New Member

    Jan 22, 2008
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    Well I have been having all sorts of problems recently with my XP install and I booted into the recovery console and started a CHKDSK /R scan to see if there are errors and inconsistencies. Well I ran my system partition first (only 75gb) and it took only a few minutes. However, when I run the rest of my RAID array (1.3TB) it blazed through the first 50% and is now stuck at 53%. I dont want to stop it prematurely, but I also cant tell if it is frozen either. How long should I wait before giving up on it and restarting and risk my data?
  2. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

    Oct 6, 2004
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    i'd suggest grabbing a few beers and a movie. it could take several hours.
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