Failures on free space wipe on Vista

DazzaL

New Member
Hi,

is anyone running Vista + scheduled free space wipes?

every day @ 3am i run a freespace wipe but ive yet to have it complete sucessfully.

in the log i see this:

Code:
09/02/2007 03:00:00: Running task (C:\).
09/02/2007 07:34:30: Possible failure running task (C:\).
09/02/2007 07:34:30: Failed to erase file names from drive C:\, don't know why exactly.
10/02/2007 03:00:00: Running task (C:\).
...
05/03/2007 18:03:34: Possible failure running task (C:\).
05/03/2007 18:03:34: Failed to erase file names from drive C:\, don't know why exactly.
05/03/2007 18:03:34: Failed to erase unused space on C:\~ERAFSWD.TMP\Z4H70F16.6V5.
05/03/2007 20:08:59: Scheduler quitting.
05/03/2007 20:14:02: Scheduler (5.82) starting.

06/03/2007 03:00:00: Running task (C:\).
06/03/2007 12:13:58: Possible failure running task (C:\).
06/03/2007 12:13:58: Failed to erase file names from drive C:\, don't know why exactly.
06/03/2007 12:13:58: Failed to erase unused space on C:\~ERAFSWD.TMP\I1P20E84.74H.
06/03/2007 19:15:08: Scheduler quitting.
theres no bad sectors on my disk either..
Code:
C:\Windows\system32>chkdsk c:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

WARNING!  F parameter not specified.
Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
  163392 file records processed.
File verification completed.
  842 large file records processed.
  0 bad file records processed.
  2 EA records processed.
  44 reparse records processed.
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
  607483 index entries processed.
Index verification completed.
  5 unindexed files processed.
CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
  163392 security descriptors processed.
Security descriptor verification completed.
  15505 data files processed.
CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
  36040912 USN bytes processed.
Usn Journal verification completed.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.

 244196351 KB total disk space.
 100572868 KB in 142414 files.
     92744 KB in 15506 indexes.
         0 KB in bad sectors.
    272431 KB in use by the system.
     65536 KB occupied by the log file.
 143258308 KB available on disk.

      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
  61049087 total allocation units on disk.
  35814577 allocation units available on disk.

C:\Windows\system32>
 

garrett01

Administrator
Staff member
The user under which the scheduled job is running - has it got Admin rights?

Garrett
 
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