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Windows 7: How long does a full disk check take?

16 Jul 2012   #11
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
It depends also what flags you set and how much data is on the disk. If you use the default in the tutorial 100GB of data will take 30 to 60 mins. If you also check the bad sectors box it will take several hours as it scans the entire disk.
Hum thats what I meant by doing it both ways as just the file system errors may fix the problem.


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16 Jul 2012   #12
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Adding the /r flag adds at least another 5-6 hours to chkdsk on my laptop's 500 GB hard disk.
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16 Jul 2012   #13
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Well I suppose the best thing to do mate is to let it run when you go to bed eh? My timings are either out of whack with everyone else's or I have one heck of a quick machine/s.

Let us know how it goes:)

John
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16 Jul 2012   #14
GTraymond2820

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ok I ran it but its gonna take some time I expect it to finish in the next 5-6 hours from now, so is it cool to let it run overnight while I am asleep would anything go wrong which I highly doubt.
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