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[21 Sep 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

When starting up your computer (Windows XP) if you get a message like:
Cannot open volume for direct access.
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Windows has finished checking the disk.
when trying to run CHKDSK on the local drive, then follow the steps below.
Microsoft’s only solution is to install SP2 however, this will only fix the problem if there is another line “IFSUTIL: Can’t open drive. Status returned = c0000043.” is present. Most of the time, however, this line is not present and other steps are required.
Note: This …

[5 Sep 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

I have not been around much to have been posting some new errors. I have received many emails over the past few weeks and I have been trying to reply (usually in under an hour) and get everyone’s problems fixed. Remember you can email me at:

Now time to move on to: Netsh.
Netsh is a command-line based tool that can be used to locally or remotely administer a computer. I recently stumbled upon it when I was searching for a way to set DNS servers via the command-line. Various …