How to Perform Scandisk in Windows

For a Microsoft Windows XP version of this article, see 315265 .

Summary

After you install Windows, the scandisk command is not displayed in the System tools folder.

Workaround

To check the hard disk drive integrity in Windows:
  1. Double-click My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk drive you want to check.
  2. Click Properties, and then click Tools.
  3. In Error-checking, click Check Now.
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Article ID: 156571 - Last Review: May 7, 2007 - Revision: 1

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