Format Cannot Run - Volume Is In Use By Another Process
I wanted to install xp over my 2000, and so i loaded everything up installed everything and then got to the partition selection. It would not let me delete C: because it said there were files that were needed for the setup, arent they supposed to be on the disk? So it couldnt delete, but i continued and installed it on that partition (C: ) thinking that after words it will ask me to format. IT didnt.. and i now have 2000 and XP installed and i dont wanna multiboot. I tried going run the format c:, but it wouldnt let me heres wat it said: Format cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Format may run if this volume is dismounted first. ALL OPEN HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID. WOuld you like to force a dismount on this volume y/n. If put y or n it just closes either way. What do i do??? Im new this. This was going to be the first time id reformat.
"Format cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Format may run if this volume is dismounted first. ALL OPED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID. Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N)"
Cant Format - Cannot Lock The Drive - Volume Is Still In Use
I installed Windows XP SP2 Professional on it like a week ago. But instead of erasing everything on it, the computer now gives me a choice between booting with Windows XP, Windows 2000 which I installed a while ago, and just Windows which is ME and has been there for a long time. Now I just wanna format the hd, get rid of everything, and start fresh with just Windows XP.
So I tried going to Command Prompt and typing "Format C:". It gave me the whole this is NTFS, type volume label and its gonna delete all data are you sure, I did all that. Then, it said " Format cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Format may run if this volume is dismounted first. ALL OPEN HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID. Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? <Y/N>. I said yes. Then it says " Cannot lock the drive. The volume is still in use.
Unable To Convert FAT 32 To NTFS / Volume Used By Other Process?
I want to convert my Compaq Presario 17XL265 laptop from Fat32 to NTFS. I have just upgraded from Windows 98SE to Windows XP Home Edition. When I enter the command to make the conversion (Convert C: /FS:NTFS) I get this message:"Convert can not run because the volume is in use by another process. Convert may run if volume is dismounted first. All open handles to this volume would then be invalid."
C Drive Volume Locked - Checking Cannot Be Run
Running Windows XP Home Edition SP1 and when using the error checking tool, after double clicking my computer, then right clicking the C drive, then clicking properties, clicking tools and under clicking the check boxes. Rebooting the computer a message appears, the volume is locked and error checking cannot be run. The computer then proceeds to reboot my settings. How can the volume be unlocked? With it's various problems, Windows XP Service Pack 2 is not allowed on my computer.
Volume Is Dirty Every Time Run Internet Explorer
Whenever I run Internet Explorer, my C: drive gets marked as "Dirty" and the drive gets checked on the next bootup sequence.I have not been able to isolate where the problem is. I don't see any reports of nastiness after running MBAM or Avira AV, thought the system has been infected in the past.
Format Wont Run:getting Message "The Type Of The File System Is NTFS"?
Ive been trying to reformat my computer but everytime i try i get this message: The type of the file system is NTFS.Format cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Format may run if this volume is dismounted first.ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N)
Other Volume Bars Control The Main Volume
i would be patient and it would go away. at first i noticed that while using msn messenger, its volume control for voice chat controled the main volume for the whole pc. so if it was low things wouldnt sound as high as i wanted. no matter if i adjusted the main volume in the control panel, which was always set to highest, the volume would still be at the mercy of msn m. so if it was lower than usual i would have to sign into msn m and adjust it. not only does this happen with msn m. it also happens with web video applications used by Internet, livevideo, etc etc! those arent usually the culprit of low sound. its usually just msn m.
System Idle Process - Should End Process
System Idle Process is at top of processes tab in windows task manager. I've read in an earlier post this causes cpu spikes. should I just highlight it and click end process? or is there something else I need to do.
Should Format Hard Drive Using Quick Format Or Not
I need to get my HDD reformatted with the help of a paid technician.Couple of weeks ago he used the quick format method & asked him if that would make any difference & he said really not.I have the doubts though. I kind of wonder why would Windows then give a choice if there really wasnâ€™t any difference?
D Partitionchanged To H - RAW Format/cant Format
my pc died and was fixed by a friend, there are two partitions on the hard drive, what were the C & D drives, the C drive is 29.9gig and has remained unaffected. however, what was the D partition (which is now the H) is in RAW format and windows will not let me format it. i'm not worried about losing anything that may still be on it, but it's 427gig and me little C drive's getting full up fast
Volume Control Computer Windows Cannot Display Volume Control
So i was trying to make some room on y C drive and i guess i deleted some files that i shouldn't To make a long story short now my volume control thingy that stays on my taskbar has dissapeared.When i go to the control panel and to sounds and audio devices and i get in there and there is an icon with the option to place volume icon on the taskbar but when i click on that i get 'windows cannot display the volume control on the task bar because the volume control program has not been installed. After several tries i figured i deleted the windows file soundvol32.exe but how the hell do i get it back and put it in its right place?I have no idea where it would go? Anybody have an idea how i can install that back? I tried using my windows cd but since i put service pack 2 on it it said that the version of windows i had on the cd was older than my current version.
Windows Explorer Wont Start On Startup / Does Not Run Through Run From Task Mngr
after searching for around 3-4 hours now, i decided to try this place.okay, the problem for me is this.i dont know if viruses are the deal here. maybe they are, since i have an unknown program running and i dont know how i got it, called fhdaumwA (couldn't find any info on google) and some other junk like Ta_Start and Think-Adz.if they are the real reason for this problem then i am very sorry and i will post this in the virus removal section.but the reason i believe this is not a virus problem is because my cpu is normal (2-5% usage).windows explorer does not open at startup, and only the background image is displayed.aka- no toolbar, no right click dropdown, etc.a few hours ago, if i ran explorer.exe from run using ctrl alt delete it would work for around 2-5 seconds and then shut down again, leaving only the background image.so. during those few seconds i attempted to open my computer the window closed right when explorer.exe shut down again, leaving the background image.i decided that maybe updating windows would help from Microsoft updates.apparently it made the situation worse, since explorer now does not even open up at all, (if 2-5 seconds is anything anyway...)i have searched many places and all places do not have an answer for me or i cannot actually perform the steps to clear it (my system restore does not work.. the system root system32 store.
Run Time Error 13 - Internet Traffic Can't Find Run Bar
as my desktop loads up this small window pops up progetto 1 runtime error '13' type mismatch in which my pc-cillin virus notify alert comes up of a trojan horse with the action cleaned done with the option halt internet traffic. i never got this before. and also i was going to check for misconfig by typing it into the run bar and the computer tells me it cannot find that what can i do to get rid of these 2 pop up window alerts i have windowsxp , hp 2003 computer, i have pc-illin 2006,
Command To Run A Batch Files I Want To Run On A Remote Com
If I'm on computer Jack but I want to inititate a batch file I want to run on computer Jill, how do I get the batch file? I'm not talking about a remote desktop or anything, I want to use a command line to make a batch file run on a remote computer.
Run Regedit - Cmd Run Texbox
When i type in the Start, Run the command "Regedit" "cmd" or "SFC/SCANNOW", i am getting on a desktop a little window that popup saying "REGEDIT IS NOT A VALID WIN32 APPLICATION", THE SAME THING if i try for CMD, OR SFC/SCANNOW , i searched microsoft website, and i did not find a solution for this , can you help by indicating the solution or a link that takes me to fix this
Make New Programs Run From The Run Menu
I do most of the stuff using keyboard. So to open applications like calculator, paint etc. i just fire up run using the key comb 'windows key'+'R' and type calc or mspaint. How can I do that for new programs i install like VLC or Winamp? An example of non microsoft program that does this is Textpad. I just type 'textpad' for launching it. I'm wondering where does the 'run' command look for when i type a program there. I'm sure it looks some where else beyond the system path because textpad.exe is not there in the %path% but it still works.
Copy Shortcuts In Order To Run From Run
In windows xp how can i make applications run straight from the start -> run for example when i hit start - run and writing Nero it runs me automatically nero express how can i add personal shortcuts or to which directory should i copy the files in order that i should just write the name of the app and it will run straight 4 example if i'll write "skype" it will automatically open skype 10x always.
Can Run IE But Other Programs Flat Out Will Not Run
I have a problem after I upgraded to sp2. I can run IE but other programs flat out will not run. The icon changes like it wants to start but then it goes back to normal idle state. The odd bit is I can open previously made files like .doc to open word but I can't directly open it
Volume Is Dirty
While exiting a game I had a system freeze and had to shut my computer down (pulled the plug). Upon restart I got the message "the volume is dirty" and check disk ran. Is this something I should be concerned about? I think I found the right log for it in the event viewer "Winlogon, event 1001" but don't understand whats written in it. Can anyone help me out here? Tell me what a dirty volume is, tell me if there is anything of concern in the log, tell me if I should let it concern me or not?
Volume Keeps Getting Muted
For some strange reason, my volume keeps getting muted. When I open the VOLUME CONTROL, the MUTE ALL box is checked, so I uncheck it. Then, a little while later it happens again. This had been going on for about a week now and it's very frustrating. Especially when you're in the middle of a game or spomething and all of a sudden, theres no sound.
Froze Up And Have Had No Volume
Had to reboot my computer awhile back because it froze up and have had no volume since. I get the Coe 10 error code, I have tried to uninstall and reinstall the drivers, with no success. Also get a no media mixer error sometimes.
Can I At Least Turn The Volume Down
Is there anyway I can stop the beeper sounding when I do something wrong,such as trying to move the cursor upwards in Word pad when it's already at the top of the file. Or can I at least turn the volume down?I can't see any volume control on my newly acquired machine. Waiting for that hooter to go off is driving me nuts.