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chkdsk c: /f

  1. #1


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    chkdsk c: /f


    I like to run chkdsk at startup so I made a shortcut to set it up.

    These links helped:

    CHKDSK - Check a Drive for Errors in Windows 8

    ( EDIT--- Thanks for adding the above Tutorial. It's a good one. )

    Chkdsk

    You can check for errors in C: Properties also.

    I find one click or button push easier.

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    Last edited by David Bailey; 13 Apr 2013 at 01:06. Reason: The Added Tutorial

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  2. #2


    You may want to run it with /r switch to check for bad blocks
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  3. #3


    Posts : 73
    windows 7 home premium 64bit


    ORLY? try this in your batch file:

    echo y | chkdsk c: /f

    just as typed....
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  4. #4


    Posts : 73
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    Heck, if you are ready to reboot, you can put this in a batch file:

    echo y | chkdsk c: /f
    shutdown -r -t 1

    You can also add the /r to the chkdsk as suggested. Click it, and go have a sandwich...
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  5. #5


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Thanks for all suggestions.

    I like playing with batch files.
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    Me too, been doing it since the 90's
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