VIEW CHKDSK (CHECK DISK) LOG
The log giving the results from running Check Disk can be viewed using the Event Viewer. Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log WIN
key | type EVENTVWR.MSC | ENTER
Wait for the Summary of Administrative Events
section in the middle pane
to be populated.
In the left-pane
, navigate to Windows Logs | Application
In the middle-pane
, click on the word Source
This will sort the events by Source
Scroll to find the event(s) titled WinInit and with the Event ID 1001.
Under the General
tab, there is a scrollable display of the output from CHECK DISK
You can click in that scrollable area, select all of the text with Ctrl + A and then paste your selection into NotePad, WordPad, Word or the editor of your choice.
A “copy” giving event info, time, and so forth can also be made by:
In the right-hand pane
, in the Event 1001, wininit section
, click on Copy
, then on Copy Details as Text
. Now you can paste into your favorite editor.
And a side bit of info—want to clear all events from the Event Viewer? See this SevenForums tutorial: Event Viewer - How to Clear