Running Chkdsk in Windows® 7
Are you aware of the reasons of random running of Chkdsk at boot on Windows 7 operating system?
Chkdsk which is acknowledged as CheckDisk is the Windows utility which is used to verify the hard disk drive integrity. With respect to the files, such as lost clusters, this command will check for the logical errors and then it will optionally repair the integrity issues. The Chkdsk command will also check the surface of the disk for bad sectors. So as to ensure the consistency of the file system, Windows often runs boot time Chkdsk and if any error is found, then the Chkdsk will show the detailed report on it. The Chkdsk command is also used to search and create a report about the status of the hard disk and the overall system. The Chkdsk tool will work by inspecting your system’s hard drive so as to make sure that it it is working properly. The Chkdsk tool can also be configured for different processes, such as fixing of disk errors, providing more efficient scans, producing less intensive report logs, displaying the names of the checked files in each directory, etc.
Following are the causes of random running of Chkdsk at boot on Windows 7 and the tips to fix them:
- Due to the presence of dirty bit on hard disk
- Shut down problems
The presence of viruses in your system is often considered as a major trouble. These viruses will often create problems when the Chkdsk command verifies the hard disk drive integrity. Your system may get stuck in a loop when the Chkdsk command automatically scanning your hard drive and it will result in the random running of the Chkdsk command. Thus, so as to resolve these issues, it is always recommended to guard you system with some antivirus software.
Due to the presence of dirty bit on hard disk
Due to presence of dirty bits on the hard drive, it may result in the random running of Chkdsk at boot on Windows 7. In order to resolve this issue, you will have to boot your system and access its command prompt so as to run the command. With the help of installation disk, you can boot your system and run the Chkdsk command. You can also format the entire hard drive. The use of third-party hard disk recovery tool is also recommended.
Sometimes, unfortunately your system may shut down due to power failure, system crash or due to human errors. Then, at that time the Chkdsk command will automatically scan your hard drive. It is recommended never to skip the Chkdsk process unless there is an emergency to use your PC.
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