Leave it alone unless you want to risk damage to the contents of your hard
drive. That's still a possibility but if you shut the OC down in the middle
of the disk checking process it's a distinct likelihood.
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"mama04boys" <mama04boys@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> My hard drive mysteriously became full. I had not downloaded anything new.
> am running chk disk & recovery orphaned files has been scrolling for well
> over an hour. I have been told that I should not interrupt this scan
> I could do more damage. Does this sound right to be on the orphaned files
> this length of time? Can I leave it running & go to bed? Any suggestions
> be greatly appreciated!