Chkdsk: Cannot open volume for direct access

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Hardware' started by Kevin Cochran, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. Greetings,

    On Vista Home Premium, when the trying to run chkdsk from boot, the
    following error comes up:

    Checking file system on C:
    Type of the file system is NTFS
    Cannot open volume for direct access

    Any ideas?

    Kevin Cochran, Aug 13, 2007
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