CHKDSK is a command on computers running DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows operating systems that displays the file system integrity status of hard disks and floppy disk and can fix logical file system errors. It is similar to the fsck command in Unix. It is short for "Check disk". On computers ...

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Repairing a specific file or folder in windows 7 with chkdsk or alternative program

I have a 500 GB NTFS partition on which there is a folder that I know contains some bad sectors.So to save time and resources, Is there any possible way to run chkdsk or alternative program to repair ...
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My external hard drive(StoreJet 25c)500gb is always telling to format

My hard drive is always asking me to format. i will always format,it will work for a very short period,then later i realize that when i send files to that hard drive it sends very slowly,then starts ...
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Cannot Manage Flash Drive

I have a brand new Kingston DTSE9 64GB flash drive formatted as exFAT. I was able to use the flash drive at home on my Dell laptop (64 bit Windows 10, Administrator), so now it has some files on it. ...
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HDD corrupted after having put it on the docking station

Basically I bought a "DOCKING STATION HARD DISK 3,5 2,5 IDE SATA HD" (just google it to check what it is; I bought it as cheap SATA->USB thing) and after I tried to connect to my mother's netbook to ...
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Scan this USB for errors constant popup

Whenever I plug in my USB stick on a Windows PC, I get the message that my disk is corrupt and if I would like to fix it. Note that choosing to fix it brings up this window (I'm using a Dutch ...
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Force boot time chkdsk to show progress in Windows 10

How do I force a boot-time chkdsk to show progress, like they did in Windows 7? I want to make sure it is running (and to stare at the data)
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chkdisk on Windows7: MFT Bitmap Attribute is Incorrect

I ran chkdisk on my misbehaving Dell Vostro Laptop's C: (NTFS) from the command line in Safe mode and it shows: The Master File Table's Bitmap Attribute is incorrect. The Volume Bitmap is ...
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Windows 8 “chkdsk /r” stuck on stage 4

I know that there are many questions about this topic but I think my situation is a bit different and since I'm a newbie, I'd need some tips and help specific for my case. I have a Windows 8 pc which ...
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CHKDISK on boot detects corrupt attribute records - what should we do now?

Running an 8-year old desktop PC with Windows 7, AMD Phenom II X4 965 Processor 3.40GHz, 4GB RAM, with a Samsung HD103SJ ATA hard disk (920Gb). Used fairly lightly by one user for most of those 8 ...
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Pen drive corrupted or Encrypted ? How to recover

My name is Manoj. I have a 16 GB sony pendrive. When I plugged it, it shows 12 GB of it is filled. But there where no files in it. I tried even unchecking hide system files in folder options. Then I ...
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How to set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? Windows xp [duplicate]

How can I set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? This articles answers this question, but I can't get it to work. enter link description here -- "Basically if you just want to run chkdsk /f or maybe ...
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take ownwership of system folder of external HDD [duplicate]

I would like to access 'system volume information' folder of my external HDD (WD my book 2TB) to view results of chkdsk process. (I want to know the list of damaged file names) When I try to open the ...
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In chkdsk, what is spot fixing?

(Related to, but different from: In chkdsk, what is an online scan?.) Running Windows 8.0 Pro, chkdsk has a /spotfix option that Runs spot fixing on the volume. What is spot fixing? If it relates to ...
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Repair an error:read-only efi partition

Again stumbling from one problem to the next. I recently installing OpenSuse13.2 parallel to win10. Worked nice. Then I decided to reintall, but Suse Leap, deleting the old Suse installation. At the ...
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List of damaged files from chkdsk process [duplicate]

I chkdsk'ed my external HDD and found that some files have been damaged. Can I get the full list of deleted files from this chkdsk process? Command prompt window shows part of the file list but even ...
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List of deleted files from chkdsk process [duplicate]

I chkdsk'ed my external HDD and found that some files have been damaged. Can I get the full list of deleted files from this chkdsk process? Even I scroll up to the top, I can't see the entire file ...
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chkdsk stopped before it's done?

I ran 'chkdsk /r' command on command prompt on my Windows 7 64-bit. As in the picture, the process finished while it says '10 percent complete'. I think it took about 8~10 hours. It's a 2 TB ...
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Kernel Security Failure & Missing Boot Disk Space WIN8

As the title states I am missing a large amount (8GB) of disk space after some memory error. I ran chkdsk and there was no corrupted portions of the drive. However, this space isn't accountable ...
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I cannot disable CHKDSK on Windows XP

Every time I happen to shut off my computer manually, it runs automatically a CHKDSK check before starting up. I tried to edit the registry in ...
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knowing which file(s) is non-readable

* not a duplicate, I have windows, commands on "Find file or directory by NTFS id" are not w orking. * How can I know the name of the file(s) that is non-readable on my external drive ? chkdsk /r ...
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Why is SFC /scannow Corrupt and CHKDSK gave error 0x800f081f?

I've tried to run sfc /scannow 3 times and restart between them, but it's not solved by that way. I've tried CHKDSK too but it still error. Also, I've tried CHKDSK with the online but cant fix them. ...
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How chkdsk can scan or repair files if volume still being used?

We all know chkdsk /r wont work after welcome screen, It shows like this: but before welcome screen & after win 7 glowing screen chkdsk /r works, why? before welcome screen also volume is being ...
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How to understand this two results?

I scan my C Drive using chkdsk, it came like this: chkdsk scan completes in 1 minute. It shows 12 Kb bad sectors. I scan my C Drive using MiniTool Partition Wizard.It came like this: It shows 9 ...
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Why chkdsk showing windows found no problems?

See I scan my disk with chkdsk, why it still shows windows found no problems, even it clearly contains 12kb in bad sectors?
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After installing Windows 7, CHKDSK has ruined my Windows 10 HDD

Pretty much the title. I installed Windows 7 Ultimate the other day, after getting bored with Windows 10. I installed Win 7 on a 465 GB HDD, while Win 10 was on a 232 GB HDD, label D:\ . After ...
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How can I tell if chkdsk is working?

I ran chkdsk D: /F /R /V in admin cmd prompt, but all it says is: Volume dismounted. All opened handles to this volume are now invalid. Volume Serial Number is ABCD-1234 Windows is verifying files ...
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How much resources does Chkdsk (formatting) use?

I just received an RMA'd 4TB Red hard drive replacement. I'm thinking I should run a full format (i.e. fully chkdsking it) to verify the drive and flag any bad sectors, especially since RMAs are ...
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USB Stick Drive Losing Format

I have just purchased a new 64GB USB stick drive. It came formatted as FAT32, and I reformatted with Windows 10 as exFAT. It keeps losing the format, though. The process which I've followed several ...
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Could I have a Failed HDD?

I have a computer that's been running not too well lately. I took it to Staples and after keeping it over night they said my hard drive is failing and I need a new one. I ran disk check, hard drive ...
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How to know if CHKDSK is still running?

I am trying to repair one of my disks with CHKDSK. Unfortunataly I get the following message: "corruption was found while examining the volume bitmap" Now, I don't know if it is still running or if ...
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What are “chkdisk” options for Windows 7?

Such as -f and other options. Back story for the curios: While using my my USB harddrive (NTFS) on Linux it gave me a warning that I should scan this disk drive under Windows and make sure it ...
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Does deleting files speed up chkdsk on a corrupted drive?

My external 500gb hard drive has become corrupted, and accessing its data incredibly slow. Most of my important data is still available, but I need to run chkdsk to repair as much as I can. However, ...
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chkdsk not logged to even log on Windows 10

If I schedule chkdsk to run on restart: chkdsk C: /F /X No results are reported in event log after chkdsk is run (used Ctrl-F -> chkdsk to find it). Is anyone else seeing this ? UPDATE It seems ...
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After running disk check on an external hard drive, folders and files disappeared

I have a 1TB external hard drive( NTFS, my passport Western Digital). Yesterday I right clicked on the drive in Windows 7 my computer > properties > tools -> check now > and I check both these boxes: ...
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Cannot read directory “(name)”: File exists

I am trying to update a Windows 7 installation to Windows 10, but the procedure is failing repeatedly at step MIGRATE_DATA. Investigating what could prevent the migration, I found two corrupted files ...
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Is old hard drive dead?

So a couple of days ago my 3 year old laptop with win7 was acting up (programs didn't respond etc.) so I've decided to run a chkdsk, however this turned out to be a bad idea since it stalled at one ...
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chkdsk exits/quits in the middle of stage 2

I am trying to fix a external HDD, running chkdsk with /f or /r or /x, it doesnt matter which one, will always result in exit during stage 2. Why does it exit without a message or anything? I need ...
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Chkdsk consistently failing due to no free space but it has 90% free space

I have a drive that I suspect is a bit borked but none of the sensors or alerts have gone off on it. Regardless I decided to move important files out of it before replacing it. But any move ...
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Win8 partition won't boot and can't be accessed from other OS's on same machine

A few years ago I purchased a Lenovo X220 running Window 7 on a regular SATA mechanical drive. After using it for a while, I partitioned the drive and installed Windows 8 so I could dual boot (and ...
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Unable to format 64gb RAW SD card Cyclic Redundancy Check error [duplicate]

I recently purchased a new, Silicon Power high-quality micro-SD card. I used it multiple times as a boot disk for my Raspberry Pi, each time I burned a 4gb disk image and installed the OS, then ...
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How to automatically run chkdsk on startup after forceful shutdown/powerloss

How can I (in Windows 10) run checkdisk (chkdsk /f) automatically on boot after a forceful shutdown/powerloss. My Purpose: Forceful shutdown/powerloss are the one (and mostly only?) reason I know ...
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Unable to delete files in USB

I am not able to delete files in my USB flash drive. Technically, it looks like I deleted them at the time, but the the files seems to revive every time I reconnect the USB drive to my laptop. No ...
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What does “the wrong volume is in the drive” mean?

My phone took a bath in the river a few days ago. The phone is dead, but the SD card works still. However it is excruciatingly slow! The average read speed is well under 50kb/s. To copy 32GB of data ...
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Chkdsk gives following output “NTFSNTFSNTFSNTFS”

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N x64 and I got an error saying "This directory is corrupt" so I decided to run a chkdsk on my C: drive. I put in the Command prompt "chkdsk /f C:" but It gave me the output of ...
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External hard drive making noise; Can I eject drive during CHKDSK operation?

Whenever I connect external HDD to my laptop. It shows decryption error and suggest to run chkdsk /r. So this time I did so as per this suggestion. It's taking a lot of time. What happens if I eject ...
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How do I run chkdsk to repair my laptop's hard drive?

My laptop's hard drive is failing, so I deleted the hard drive and tried to re-install Windows 8.1. It gave me the error code 0x8007045D, so I asked a question and got help to try and fix it with the ...
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Is there any option to quickly scan an entire hard drive for bad blocks?

I have a 1 TB HDD so I want to test for bad sectors or bad blocks but badblocks takes a LOT of time in Linux (barely 4.66% done in 6 hours 3 minutes). In Windows however chkdsk scans in a few seconds ...
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chkdsk - Recover lost files using windows chkdsk log

Windows 7 Chkdsk searched my flash drive for bad sector recovery, and it deleted hundreds of my most important folder and files. unfortunately I have not any new backup from them. The file system is ...
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Raw reading USB mass storage or SCSI

Wife's USB HDD has a slight issue where a folder refuses to open (NTFS filesystem). I have been able to image the drive with Linux but for one sector (sectors are 4096 bytes). Reading that sector ...
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In chkdsk, what is an online scan?

Running Windows 8.0 Pro, chkdsk has a /scan option that Runs a online scan on the volume (sic). What is an online scan? My guess is that it runs it while letting you use the drive, which is good if ...