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Hard Drive Diagnostic Windows 10: How to Check & Repair Disk Errors

2017-03-14 17:29:45 Posted by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
Do regular hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 will help you to test and repair your hard disk health for errors, corruptions & bad sectors and get better performance. Here are some hard drive test tools and instructions can help you get started!

Overview of hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 

Drive errors, corruptions or bad sectors can be caused by improper shutdowns, bad software, virus attack, etc and finally result in Windows 10system crash, hard drive failure, data loss disaster and some other accidents. In this case, a regular hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 is always a good idea if you don’t want to be caught by all these unpleasant problems. If you don’t know how to get started, here is hard drive repair software and Windows 10 hard drive diagnostic instructions that might help!

Reliable tools for hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10

To do hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10, there are many free hard drive test tools like CHKDSK command line, Disk Check feature in Windows 10 and EaseUS free partition software with hard drive test & repair feature available to help. 

You can try these hard drive diagnostic tools one by one to run a scan to test and repair your hard disk health for errors, corruptions & bad sectors. After fixing all the hard disk issues, you can get an improved performance. Now, you can follow the step-by-step tutorials below to perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 with ease.

Tutorials: how to perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 to test and repair disk errors 

To perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 with CHKDSK 

1. Click on the Windows Explorer folder icon on your taskbar.
2. Click on This PC menu item on the left-pane.
3. Look for the hard drive icon with the Windows logo.
4. Right-click on the hard drive, then choose Properties.
5. Select the Tools tab, then click the Check button.
6. Now click the → Scan drive option.
7. Windows will run a hard drive diagnostic and fix any errors it encounters.
8. When it is finished, click OK to close the Properties window and then restart your PC.

To perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 with EaseUS HDD test tool

1. Launch EaseUS free partition tool and right-click the disk that you want to test and repair by clicking “Check partition”.

Perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 - choose Check partition option

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check the hard drive: Check Partition PropertiesCall Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test. Click OK.

Perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 - choose the scan mode

3. Let the hard drive diagnostic tool automatically scan hard disk partition and repair errors for you. Click OK to finish the process.

Perform hard drive diagnostic in Windows 10 to check and repair disk error