Maintaining a driver backup provides you with the security of knowing that you can rollback any driver to a previous version if necessary. Hi, I just ran into the same issue. My solution actually happened by accident. Then I tried safe mode, it also froze but now showed me where – the last line was showing “crcdisk. Then turn of automatic updates.

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The real time backup file was corrupt due to improper shutdown. I pulled that hard drive out and booted right up on the new drive.

windows – What is and what it means when it freezes to load? – Super User

So maybe installing those updates can help you fix problems like crcdisk. A look at the machine once in showed up that it had an expired notron internet security loaded and a “mywebsearch” toolbar. I managed to get around it by booting up with the hard drive connected to power but not the SATA data cable, then connecting the data cable once within windows at this point I figured I had nothing to lose.

Their configurations are as follows: It’s a common Windows Vista problem. I booted up with my diagnostics and drivers disk. Click on each for further details and troubleshooting tips. I did not touch the partitioning or the mbr, I did not install some software drivers before the reboot well, to be honest, Photoshop Elements but could that prevent the system from booting?


So I check and i have over 70GB free.

Later, my system went to sleep. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service crcrisk. While most storage-related, crcdisk.

Please see “Causes of Crcdisk. I was just asking if you can help me because you got hp pavilion too. Memtest86 will now be installed on your USB and you are ready to test for the possible source of crcdisk.

Post as a guest Name. My friend had the same problem with Vista stopping at crcdisk. But when I reset the PC, it complained about the file system integrity, which it had not done before.

So I booted in safe mode and, yes you guessed it its stopping on crcdisk. However, I think the crcdisk may be doing an extensive check of several areas on all mounted hard drives and perhaps a problem in any of those checks could result in a stall. I mean, just wow If you are not familiary with DOS commands your best bet may be to find someone to help you with them.


All safe mode options have the same problem. Hi R-Ptaz, There can be many reasons this error happens including disk corruption, some driver issues and others.

I have tried the following: I have no idea but suspect that a bad cluster was on my Hard Drive and the “crcdisk” checking during a normal boot could not get past it. In reply to R-Ptaz’s post on July 26, After a restart I got stuck at the crcsys and reboot. It updated last night, I do believe If i format the hard drive what will it do to my system.

not booting (not even with Vista Install DVD): crcdisk.sys

I believe this problem should be broken down into the individuals specific problem. This website is using cookies. I had to buy a 2nd hard drive and put Vista on it. Looks like a totally different type problem that most here are discussing.

Windows Vista IT Pro.