Ask Leo!Making Technology Work For EveryoneAsk Leo! Before I do the format, I just want to ensure I'm not losing my data... Cyclic Redundancy Check Error Windows 7 or files, whatever. *********If this is you... "MY DRIVE ISN'T WHERE YOU SAID IT WOULD BE, @$$H013!!!"...

Good, wonderful, fantastic! I used Turtle wax. Any thoughts? weblink So, unless you do a thorough format, which scrubs every sector squeaky clean, your data will remain on the hard drive!

Articles & News Forum Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Pro Tom's Hardware,The authority on tech Search Sign-in / Sign-up Tags : If the second checksum is zero, the data is (supposedly) ok. This will open a Run window. After it's done, try making another copy of the file.

Reply vinay eletem June 6, 2009 at 4:55 am "how do i fix a crc error when i try to copy or install a file from dvd?" Reply YUREX June 15, Thanks again everyone. Outlook is as good as new. All this makes me suspect that Outlook somehow "creates" these errors. (CHKDSK didn't report any bad sectors anyway).

Reply Darius King December 24, 2009 at 10:31 am Is there a deleting equivalent to ‘xcopy'? Loading... Now that we've got a "no worse than" backup copy, we can start attempting to repair the disk. • If you're willing to spend $89 (as I write this) then there's a If the /r repair seems to get stuck and never finish it (even if left overnight) is likely because you have many damaged files and CHKDSK will not be able to

Sometimes running CHKDSK via right click makes it unable to run the scan and repair properly.