Launch disk troubleshooter which can optimize the Hard disk performance, In this blog you will learn how to launch disk troubleshooter.
Microsoft provides users with a built-in tool to check hard disk for errors if you have trouble accessing your hard disk and subsequently launch disk troubleshooter. You can run the error checking tool by using the steps outlined below.
Using Windows’ inbuilt tool will help you avoid further damage on your disk and data. CHKDSK (Check Disk) is a useful utility in Windows that analyzes hard drive issues and performs automatic repairs. When dealing with (non-physical) hard disk failures, it can be a Saviour.
1. Using the File Explorer
- Step 1:Open File Explorer and locate the disk which is malfunctioning.
- Step 2: Right click on the disk.
- Step 3: Go to Properties
- Step 4: Go to the Tools bar under the Properties window.
- Step 5: Click the Check button.
- Step 6: Click on the Scan and repair drive to start finding and resolving disk errors
2. Open CHKDSK in Command Prompt
A malfunctioning or corrupted hard disk might cause anxiety. The possibility of losing data is upsetting, and hard disk failure is one of the most commonly reported computer issues.
Remember that CHKDSK won’t help you if your hard drive is physically damaged (for example, after you drop your laptop), but it can be a useful tool for repairing minor problems. CHKDSK can be used on both older spinning hard drives and solid-state drives (SSDs), and it will not affect your computer.
- Step 1: Search for CMD and click on it to launch.
- Step 2: Select the Run as Administrator option.
- Step 3: Type CHKDSK*:/f and then press Enter.
- Step 4: Wait till the errors get fixed by CMD
When the system disk is corrupt, the user or an engineer can troubleshoot the disk using a file explorer or by command prompt with which you can able to see the damage section of the disk.
Similarly, the Anakage Proactive cobot which is an agent at the end point, silently detects the bad sectors on the disk and gives an alert to the user by prompting with a message.
Due to the alert, the user could be one step ahead in saving the real time data and can also backup the manual data to an external drive immediately. Preventing data loss and optimizing the files and folders before the incident occurs.
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