How to chkdsk in Windows 10?

How to chkdsk in Windows 10?

It is good to check if your hard disk is working fine. Windows 10 provides you 2 ways of check disk or scan disk. One is through Windows UI and another one is through Command Prompt (cmd.exe). If there is something wrong, then we need to something about it through Windows 10’s built-in repair disk or third-party tools. The following video gives you steps on how to do so:

Here are the steps that depicts steps shown in the video:

  1. Double-click on This PC
  2. Mouse right-click on disk drive you want to check
  3. Click on Properties in the pull-down menu
  4. Click on Tools tab
  5. Click on Check
  6. Click on Scan drive and there will perform a basic hard disk test
  7. Click on Windows icon at lower-left
  8. On Search programs and files…, type comm
  9. There will appear a tool called Command Prompt
  10. Right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator
  11. Click on Yes in the UAC screen to proceed
  12. In Command Prompt window, type chkdsk c: <– c: is the disk drive you are checking
  13. A series of disk checks will be performed
  14. At last, if the number in front of KB in bad sectors is 0, then we are safe

By: CJ

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