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Please let me know that what is ChkDsk Command-Line Options, Switches, Parameters in Windows 10. I am facing some issues while using windows 10. Help me.
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Check disk or chkdsk.exe is a built-in utility in Windows used to check for errors in the file system or the disk media. Ranging from the blue screen to the inability to open or save a file or folder if faced with problems one can run the check disk utility.
We run the built-in Windows check disk utility whenever we need to detect or fix the file system or disk corruption. The chkdsk.exe or check disk utility checks bad sectors, file system errors, lost clusters and so on and can run automatically in the case of an abrupt shutdown or if it finds any file system dirty.
There are two versions of the check disk utility in Windows Vista and Windows 10 / 8 / 7. Most of us use the basic version but the other one is the command-line version that has more sets of options.
Apart from just allowing you to set up regular disk checking using the task scheduler, the Command line version of chkdsk offers you several options.
To specialise in its operation you can also use the following parameters at the end of the command
The below-mentioned command lines are only valid on NTFS volumes.
NOTE- Only two switches may be available when you boot to the Windows Recovery Environment.
The below mentioned switches will work in Windows 8, Windows 10 on NTFS volumes only-
The below-mentioned switches are supported by Windows 10 on FAT/FAT32/exFAT volumes only:
ChkDsk /f is used to scan for and attempt to repair errors in the file system.
ChkDsk /r also includes /f but it attempts to repair them and also scans the entire disk surface for physical errors as well.