Checks a drive for errors, and optionally attempt to fix
them. It also gives a detailed analysis of the disk's size and structure.
Chkdsk [volume:] [/f] [/d <files>] [/r] [/s] [/v]
The disk, drive or partition that you wish to check, for instance:
Would check the A drive. If no volume is given, the current drive
Tells chkdsk to attempt to fix any errors.
This will list the level of fragmentation for each file. If many
files are very fragmented then disk operation can be slow. You can
defragment your disk drive with defrag.
This option also lists the file attributes for each file, see
attrib for more information about file
Scans for and attempts to recover data
Tells chkdsk not to check the drive, but only to display the
This lists the files as they are being checked. Note that this
can slow things down, especially if there are many files.
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