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[Fixed] ChkDsk Stuck While Scanning and Repairing Drive in Windows 10/8/7

2017-01-05 16:18:18 Posted by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
Two easy ways to fix ChkDsk stuck or frozen issue is offered here. Try any of them to check and repair disk errors or corruption when ChkDsk command line get stuck at ChkDsk stuck at particular percentage for example 10%, 11%, 12%, 27%, 100% or hangs at some Stage in Windows 10/8/7.

ChkDsk stuck at 10%, how long does ChkDsk take?

"I started running chkdsk/r on my Windows 10 PC about two hours ago. But now, it just says ‘Scanning and repairing drive D: 10% complete.’ and never move on. How long does ChkDsk usually take? Is ChkDsk frozen or stuck?"

Overview of ChkDsk stuck or frozen issue

When your PC is getting slower and slower, you may run ChkDsk to check and repair disk errors or corruption for a better performance. But unfortunately, sometimes, the disk check can fail because the ChkDsk command line get stuck at ChkDsk stuck at particular percentage for example 10%, 11%, 12%, 27%, 100% or hangs at some Stage. If it happens, try the following methods to fix the issue in Windows 10/8/7 and get the the disk scanning and repairing process completed successfully. 

How to fix ChkDsk stuck or frozen in Windows 10/8/7

Method 1. Fix ChkDsk stuck issue by checking and repairing system file

1.Restart your computer, by pressing the power button. 
2.During the next boot, press the Esc, Enter or the appropriate key to stop the running of ChkDsk. 
3.Run Disk Cleanup utility to clear your junk files.
4.Open an elevated CMD type sfc /scannow and hit Enter to run the System File Checker. Once the scan is completed, restart your computer. Remember to exit ChkDsk during boot.
5.Next, again open CMD as admin type Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and hit Enter to repair the Windows image.
6.Run ChkDsk again and check if it is able to complete the scan. 

Method 2. Fix ChkDsk stuck issue with third-party alternative disk repair software

At most times, the above steps can help to fix ChkDsk frozen or stuck issue in Windows 10/8/7. But if it fails to help, just try EaseUS partition tool, a popular third-party alternative software to manage the disk scanning and repairing job. 

1. Connect your device to PC, launch EaseUS partition software, right-click the device and click "Check partition".

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check and repair disk errors: "Check Partition Properties", "Call Windows Chkdsk" or "Surface Test" and Click "OK" to continue.

3. Let EaseUS partition software automatically check and repair disk errors. And finally click "OK" to finish the process.

 Fix ChkDsk stuck during scanning and repairing drive with third-party alternative disk repair software