Sunday, August 12, 2007

Reduce 10 Seconds Scandisk Count Down Time During XP Boot

To reduce the count down time of Windows XP during boot process ( You see this normally when your computer is not shutdown properly, Electricity failure is one of the major reasons ) , You can use the following method.
Start MS Dos Prompt (or Goto Start menu-> Run and here type CMD).
Now at command Prompt type the following command

Where 4 is the amount of time in seconds to wait before scandisk starts ( You may set it to 0 or 1 so that scandisk instantly starts or whatever you prefer )

For help about this command, You can type the following command at command prompt

Note: You can also type the command
at run command but in this case you will only see a splash screen of command promt and it will disappear, but your task will be done.