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Fix Windows 10 Hard Drive Problems with CHKDSK

Struggling to run chkdsk on Windows 10?

Don’t worry, here is the complete guide on how to run CHKDSK on Windows 10. Also, it explains recovery of lost data after CHKDSK run on Windows 10 using Windows File Recovery software.


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Procedure to Run CHKDSK on Windows 10

Check Disk Utility, commonly known as CHKDSK, helps to find and fix the system errors on the hard drive. You need to run this command every once in a while to keep your hard drive error free. Now, most of the people have upgraded to Windows 10, hence we are going to explain the steps to run the CHKDSK command in Windows 10.

  • Open File Explorer and click on This PC
  • Select the hard disk drive on which you want to run chkdsk and right click on that
  • Click on Properties
  • In the Properties window, select Tools tab
  • Now, click on Check button under Error Checking

It scans and fixes all the system errors on Windows 10 computer. Also, you can run it using the command prompt. For running chkdsk, open command prompt and type CHKDSK X: /F and hit Enter.


You should backup before running chkdsk on your computer because many people have complained that chkdsk removed their data from the computer.

What if you have performed chkdsk fix on your computer without having a backup and end up losing data? Well, you don’t have to worry as it is possible to recover data using Windows File Recovery software.

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Procedure to Recover Data Lost after CHKDSK using Windows File Recovery Software-

Download Remo Windows File Recovery software on your computer and install it. Then, launch the software and follow the steps mentioned below-

Step 1: When the home screen appears, select “Recover Files” option


Windows 7 Data Recovery Main Screen

Image 1 : Main Window


Step 2: Next, choose either “Recover Deleted Files” or “Recover Lost Files” as per your requirement


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Select Recover lost / delted files

Image 2: Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery


Step 3: Now, you have to select the drive from which you want to get back your data and click Next to continue with the recovery process


Select the Drive

Image 3 : Select Logical Drive


Step 4: Select the required files and save them in any location of your choice

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Save Recovered Files

Image 4 : Save Recovered Files


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More about Windows File Recovery Software-

  • The software helps to recover more than 300 types of files
  • Supports file recovery from FAT, NTFS, and exFAT partitions/drives
  • Helps to recover data from external hard drives, memory card, USB Flash drive and other storage devices
  • Provides Find option to locate the particular file from the list of recovered files based on file attributes
  • Comes with Preview option which helps to view the recovered files prior to restoration