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Ntfs - 55


Description »
The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume Data01.
Data formatted as » WORDS
0000: 00040000 00520002 00000002 c0040037
0010: 00000000 c0000102 00000000 00000000
0020: 00000000 00000000 00220181 

This event tells you that something has attempted to access a file or directory on the volume named, and has found it to be corrupt.

To fix this, run Chkdsk.exe on the volume.

If you want to find out which file is corrupt, you can run the Sysinternals tool Process Monitor (aka Procmon). Filter on a result of "FILE CORRUPT", and you will see which file(s) are affected, and you will be able to tell which process, thread and operartion has ended up returning this status.

Date & Time:	04/04/2012 09:54:11
Event Class:	File System
Operation:	CreateFile
Path:	C:\Documents and Settings\wilf.tresbitt\My Documents\killerapp.log
TID:	10044
Duration:	0.0000583
Desired Access:	Read Attributes, Synchronize
Disposition:	Open
Options:	Synchronous IO Non-Alert, Non-Directory File
Attributes:	n/a
ShareMode:	None
AllocationSize:	n/a

You might be able to delete the offending file (assuming you don't need it). Or - attempts to delete it may result in The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable - in which case you're just going to have to run chkdsk.