What happens if CHKDSK tries to run on a volume that is being used by another process?
A) The CHKDSK program will not run
B) The CHKDSK program will attempt to run at the same time as the other process
C) The CHKDSK program prompts you to run CHKDSK during the reboot process
D) The CHKDSK program will give you the option to stop the other process and run immediately
E) The CHKDSK program will become jealous of the other process and will avoid any direct eye contact with you
The answer: C) The CHKDSK program prompts you to run CHKDSK during the reboot process
This is a common issue, especially with processes that are used to check for viruses, spyware, or any other constantly monitoring feature. CHKDSK can’t run until the disk is free, so it will prompt you if it should run during the next reboot.
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