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Windows 7: Check for ONE File (!) if NTFS structure + hard disk sectors ok?

06 Feb 2016   #1
pstein

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Check for ONE File (!) if NTFS structure + hard disk sectors ok?

Obviously the user can check the consistency of a FULL, whole NTFS hard disk by performing a "chkdsk" command and run in addition one of the well known tools (like MiniTool Partition Wizard) a surface test to check whether all sectors of a hard disk are ok.

But what if I don't want to check the full, whole hard disk but only one (big) file?
I suspect only one file of being defect and want to avoid a long-lasting chkdsk and surface test.

Are there tools which narrow the ntfs and surface check to one file?

Peter


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06 Feb 2016   #2
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

Don't know if Chkdsk can be done on a single file but I'd first Copy it to another drive, USB Thumb drive or USB HDD, delete it, run Chkdsk again to assure that was the only file involved then run Chkdsk on the drive it was copied to. If it comes up good, put the file back where it was. Or if less than about 4.2GB put it on a DVD-/+R disc.
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