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data errors (cyclic redundancy)

steviepratt

FPCH New Member
Joined
Sep 21, 2006
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#1
Please can anyone help i have some music files that i cant delete coming up with data errors (cyclic redundancy) and directory empty. Can i fix these or do i need to reimage my hard drive?
 

Jamey

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Jan 21, 2006
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Telford, UK
#2
It sounds like one of your sectors that the music files are stored on is corrupted. You need to check the disk for errors: How to perform disk error checking in Windows XP. Select the "Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer" link in that article and follow the steps listed.

Your computer should then perform a check disk operation on the next boot up. So restart Windows and wait for it to finish. Then try and delete these music files again.