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Action Center Prompts for Scan, Won't Perform Scan

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    Action Center Prompts for Scan, Won't Perform Scan

    The past few days, I have been having problems with my disk going to 100% usage (with little or no read/write activity) and then eventually the entire system crashes. This morning I unplugged the drive and plugged it into a different SATA port, and so far things seem to have been running fine.

    However, I've found an additional issue. The action center is giving me a message that says "We found potential errors on a drive, and need to scan it.", and it accompanies this message with a "Run Scan" button. The problem, however, is that when I click the button, nothing happens. And the Task Manager is showing disk read/write activity at 0-1%, so it's not just failing to provide feedback.

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  2. #2

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Are you talking about check disk? if so try option two: CHKDSK - Check a Drive for Errors in Windows 8
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Action Center Prompts for Scan, Won't Perform Scan
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