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Windows 7: Full format log location (event viewer)

20 Dec 2013   #1
Valmighty

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Full format log location (event viewer)

Hi, i did a full format (not quick format) for my 3TB HD, which took so long, so i went to sleep. When i got up it had no report whatsoever. I need to see the log/report (for bad sector etc), so i check the event viewer. There's no event for that.

I already checked Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

I rarely do full format, but when i do i expect to see the result I know i should've done quick format and chkdsk instead

But now that i did it, can you help me where is the report for full format i just did?


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25 Dec 2013   #2
Valmighty

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Help please?
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25 Dec 2013   #3
DavidE

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Did you run a Check Disk after formatting?
If you did, does the Check Disk report show any problems?
If you didn't, can you run a Check Disk and see the report?

Might help if you post a screen print of your Disk Management.
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25 Dec 2013   #4
Valmighty

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I did not run chkdsk after formatting because in my understanding (Microsoft article) full format means formatting and scanning and fixing for bad sector. So basically full format is quick format + chkdsk.

I can do check disk later and have a report from it, but it will take long and defeat my purpose of asking. Windows provide the mean of full format so logically there's a report for that and i plan to do the same method in the future

If this feature indeed doesn't have any report/log whatsoever, then i will not do full format in the future.

PS: the HD i formatted is the F (Lannister)


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