Forum discussion tagged with Chkdsk.
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    Question CHKDSK scanning the wrong hard drive?

    I was wondering, does CHKDSK scan the largest drive connected to one's PC first? I ran the command not too long ago, and for some reason it scanned my external HDD (which is much larger than the internal), instead of my main internal HDD, on C:\ Is this normal perhaps?
  2. D

    Question Bad sector help

    I did chkdsk f: /r and i found 412 kb bad sectors Any suggestions how can i fix it ?
  3. kingkj52

    Question Have Been Having Lots of BSODs and Hard Freezes on a New Computer, Finally Narrowed It Down, Need Help Solving It

    64 bit New System started with Windows 10 Picked up the prebuilt from cyberpowerpc here Bought November 30th 2020 Its been having some odd crash issues for a while now. I updated Windows 10, and updated video drivers, and have checked for driver updates on...
  4. blacking

    Question chkdsk found corrupt files, windows doesn't scan on boot, 100% disk usage in games

    Hi guys, I'm on an adventure for weeks now which is fixing a problem in my computer which is getting 100% disk usage sometimes when playing games, In a nutshell, I have two drives, an SSD and a HDD and most times with most games, when I enter them I get 100% disk usage, being only at the drive...
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    Question Stuck in boot loop and cant get to windows after "chkdsk" started

    Hi, my younger siblings pc recently turned into a loop machine and we cant it past the bios logo screen. i7 3770k 1060 3GB 500w EVGA 250gb ssd 500gb hdd Tosuny LGA 1155 Intel B75 Motherboard So what happened was we were trying to move his windows 10 from the hdd to the ssd. I used the macrium...
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    Question Random CHKDSK taking a really long time

    I turned my PC on yesterday and left the room, when I came back it prompted me to hit a key to cancel Chkdsk, I was too late and it already started doing it's thing. It has been about 14 hours now and it is only at 18% progress with an ETA of 65 hours and increasing. I haven't really had...
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    [SOLVED] CHKDSK Mentions "Volume Bitmap is incorrect"

    Hi! and Yeah CHKDSK mentions "Volume Bitmap is incorrect" in safe mode but when i start it in Normal Mode it'll just say "Windows Found no Problems. Further actions is or are not required." what is causing that? Well, CHKDSK Says this in safe mode: "CHKDSK might report errors even no corruption...
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    [SOLVED] Dirty C Drive (Windows 10)

    Hello, I had a fan that was not working so i had to see which one it was, after i realised and fixed which one it was. I booted up my PC, somehow it went direct into the bios settings and i saw that the SSD was not there as an option to boot. I tried to shut down my PC manually but it wasn't...
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    [SOLVED] Do I need to replace my Hard Drive?

    This happened around a week ago, almost periodically. Around a week ago, I've noticed that windows will take around 3 to 4 minutes on the startup screen (The Win7 logo) before successfully booting and it will become super laggy before I restart it once. It doesn't matter if I clicked restart or...
  10. smokegrande

    Question Constant Windows 10 corruptions on SSD; Unsure if it's a hardware problem

    Hello, these issues have been affecting me for a long time, and I really want to find the cause and the solution! 6 months ago, I got an Adata SU630 SSD and installed Windows 10 on it (I also have an HDD with Windows 7 installed on it, but I use it only as storage basically). Things ran...
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    [SOLVED] External Hard Drive Turned To Local Disk And Not Accessible

    Hi, My 4TB External Hard Drive was working well while I transfer files, sorry for my language ı am not native, And I wanted to change the speed because it was low as 35mb/ps and ı read that under policies segment there is another option for "better performance". And After I changed my setting...
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    Question Old, faulty HDD taking forever to format

    Hi, I have an old data drive that's recently developed a slew of apparently bad sectors. I started a full format (in the most BFU way, by right-clicking it in "Computer" and selecting "Format"), but the progress bar's not moved from zero for about an hour now. Should I continue my efforts to...
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    [SOLVED] Chkdsk "Replacing invalid security id...", but now lots of files are 0 length!

    I have a Western Digital 1TB external HDD. While doing some very simple "housekeeping" I've decided to run a chkdsk (on Windows 10 x64). Well... I shouldn't have done that! Now I'm on a mess with lots of files. First, chkdsk reported that the drive had filesystem errors. Without continuing...
  14. lonskyne

    Question Stuck in a chkdsk loop

    Tried to boot up an old machine, gets stuck in a chkdsk boot loop. When I try to boot windows xp with a CD with an ISO it says "Press any key to boot from CD" and when I press a key it justice freezes and nothing happens. Can't boot from a USB because its an old BIOS that doesn't allow that...
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    [SOLVED] Check Disk didn't Fix File Index Issue

    I have a Toshiba 3TB DT01ACA300 hard drive. There were media files corrupted, where one video file when plays displays a different video of another file. I assume file indexes are corrupted. I ran error-checking using "Automatically fix file system errors." It found many errors on my...
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    Question Windows 10 wont boot past BIOS, Faulty hardware???

    Hi all, About 1 year ago, I build a PC with the following components: Case - Dan case A4-SFX V3 CPU - Ryzen 7 2700x PSU - Corsair sf600 HDD - M.2 970 pro 500gb NOTE: I used the slot with a dedicated heatsink, although it did still get hot at times. RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX...
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    [SOLVED] Auto repair boot loop after scheduling chkdsk and restarting

    I attempted to transfer my Windows installation to a Samsung 840 EVO SSD using Samsung's disk migration tool. It failed because of an error during defragmentation and the troubleshooting guide stated that the first step was to run chkdsk. I ran chkdsk /r in a command prompt, scheduling it for...
  18. FigarOooo

    [SOLVED] Do hard drives automatically isolate bad sectors, if so where can i find the Logs with this info ?

    I was thinking of partitioning the bad sectors of my hard drive, during my research I have now understood that the hard drives software automatically does the job, if this is true, can someone indicate me to where I can find the log with this info plz? Thanks Taylor
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    Question Failing HDD?

    Hi everyone, After my PC started lagging in one small folder, I decided it was time to check the disk. Some HDD utility told me there are 8 unstable sectors. Overall health looks fine, only 0.2% of the disk being "bad". I ran chkdsk once (from the properties tab) and it found no errors...
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    [SOLVED] Ext HDD problem

    HELLO, i have Toshiba 160GB ext HD , i was trying to processes video on VLC player , and it was stuck for a long time so; i did an end process and force restarted the laptop "i know it was so wrong" after that i got "cyclic redundancy check error "when connecting the drive so i did a sfc...