How to start Scan Disk

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How can I start a scan disk in Windows 7 if the file system is NTFS?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #119718

How to start Scan Disk

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Hi Miguel Montano,

       Well, scanning your disk with a NTFS type of drive has the same procedures with scanning your disk with a FAT type of drive. It is also pretty simple and easy to scan the disk too. Here I will show you how to do it. Remember this method applies to both types of drive. Here it is:

1.       Open My Computer either through start button or through double-clicking its icon.

2.       Once open, right-click on the drive letter you want to check disk.

3.       In the pop-up menu, click properties.

4.       Navigate to tools tab, and Click Check now.

5.       Check the boxes of the options you want, then click start.

>>Mathew Joni<<

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Running the Windows scandisk in Windows 7, I think, is the same or has the same procedure when it is done in Windows XP. To check your hard drive for errors using scandisk, follow these:

  • First, launch Windows Explorer either from the desktop or from the Start menu. You can also access and view the drives by double-clicking on Computer or My Computer.
  • Right-click on the drive you wish to check then select Properties.
  • On the window that pops up, select Tools tab.
  • Under Error checking, click on Check Now button.
  • Check Automatically fix file system errors then click on Start to begin the scan.

Wait for it to finish then close the window.

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