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CHKDSK cannot open volume for direct access

CHKDSK cannot open volume for direct access

CHKDSK or Check Disk is a utility built inside the Windows operating systems that work to maintain the integrity of the disk connected to a computer. It can be launched both via Graphical User Interface as well as via Command […]

CHKDSK cannot continue in read-only mode

CHKDSK cannot continue in read-only mode

CHKDSK proves to be most helpful to fix any issue with storage, file system, and disk. But when scanning the operating system partition or some external storage devices, it may throw some error. One such error is the CHKDSK cannot […]

Windows 10 Scanning and repairing drive is stuck

Windows 10 operating system has a neat feature of checking the disk for bad sectors and other disk faults. But sometimes this feature becomes painful as it gets stuck. This makes the Windows 10 PC take a long time to […]

Reduce ChkDsk Countdown Time in Windows 10

How to reduce ChkDsk countdown time in Windows 10

The hard disk of your PC can take a hit if the power supply (SMPS) does not yield the desired output required for all the hardware and peripherals to function. This can lead to data corruption. During such instances, Windows […]

Disk Error Checking: How to run CHKDSK in Windows 10

Users of Windows 10/8 may have noticed that Disk Error Checking is a bit different from the earlier versions of Windows. Checking your hard disk, every once in a while for errors – usually caused due to improper or sudden shutdowns, […]

ChkDsk stuck or hangs

ChkDsk stuck at particular % or hangs at some Stage

If you find that Check Disk or ChkDsk is stuck at a particular percentage or hangs at some stage in Windows, then this post suggests some troubleshooting steps that may help you. It could be 10%, 12%, 27% or any […]

cancel chkdsk in windows

How to cancel ChkDsk in Windows 10

In this post, we will see how to cancel ChkDsk in Windows 10/8 at startup or reboot, after it has been scheduled in Windows. Disk Error Checking in Windows 10/8  is a bit different from the earlier versions of Windows. In […]

ChkDsk will not run

ChkDsk or Check Disk will not run at startup in Windows 10

Whenever we need to detect and fix file system or disk corruption, we run the built-in Windows Check Disk tool. The Check Disk utility or ChkDsk.exe checks file system errors, bad sectors, lost clusters, and so on. If the disk […]