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Windows 7: Does chkdisk work for an external hardrive

31 Mar 2012   #1
harleynut97

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit sp2
 
 
Does chkdisk work for an external hardrive

Can someone let me know if chkdisc can be used to check and repair / remove bad sectors for an EXTERNAL hard drive?


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31 Mar 2012   #2
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harleynut97 View Post
Can someone let me know if chkdisc can be used to check and repair / remove bad sectors for an EXTERNAL hard drive?
Yes. You can run it by going to start then click on computer. Then right click on the external hard drive. Then you click properties. Then click on the Tools tab. Finally click on check this drive for errors. You can now choose what you want chkdsk to scan and attempt to recover.
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31 Mar 2012   #3
harleynut97

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit sp2
 
 

Thank you, I just wanted to double check to make sure
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