It’s embarassing to have to ask. OTOH, this ought to prove just how trouble-free your average XP installation is.
Today, when I turned the machine on, it went into chkdsk, said it was scheduled. Flinkin’ thing took an hour (it’s these monster HDs; my PC isn’t fast by today’s standards, but it does have a 2GHz processor and half a gig of RAM).
After the first 20 minutes, and it hadn’t even got to the actual sector by sector (or whatever it is these days) check, I wanted to scream. Knowing how Micro$oft sets things up, I was afraid that if I rebooted, it would only start again from the beginning. I tried various keys, trying to interrupt it, but no dice.
I’ve checked the task scheduler, including the “reveal hidden” and found nothing. I also tried the “Help and Support” :dubious: module.
How do I find out if it’s still lurking someplace to ambush me again? … at the most inconvenient time, of course; that’s MS. And is there a way I can go back and see how it happened? Nobody else uses this machine, and I swear I never told it to run chkdsk. I use Norton utilities.