Check & Repair Hard Disk Partition Errors in Windows 10 for Free

Tracy King updated on Sep 23, 2019 to Partition Manager | How-to Articles

Windows 10 update errors or unable to boot problems can cause serious problems to ordinary users. When computers cannot function properly, it will influence your life profoundly. So how to check and repair hard disk partition errors and guarantee a secure circumstance for your computer life are important. Read and find solutions to free check hard disk errors and repair partition errors in Windows 10 now.

Why need to check hard disk errors

So why is it necessary to check the hard disk for errors regularly? And what are the exact benefits what we can gain by checking disk? Check for disk error will help prevent unknown hard disk troubles and troubleshoot disk read errors, storage-related errors and even system boot problems.

And surely, it will significantly optimize computer performance by checking and repair hard disk partition errors in Windows 10 or other Windows OS. Here the following, we'll offer you two major solutions to check and fix hard disk errors under Windows 10 or other Windows systems.

Solution 1. Check and repair hard disk partition errors with partition manager freeware

Users who are not familiar with computer management can choose free partition manager software to check and fix partition errors in Windows 10, 8 or other Windows OS. EaseUS Partition Master Free, offered by EaseUS, supports to inspect and fix file system errors on hard disk partition automatically within three steps:

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 Windows 10 is supported


Step 1: Open EaseUS Partition Master on your computer. Then locate the disk, right-click the partition you want to check, and choose "Check File System".

Check Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the Check File System window, keep the "Try to fix errors if found" option selected and click "Start".

Check Partition - Step 2

Step 3: The software will begin checking your partition file system on your disk. When it has completed, click "Finish".

Check Partition - Step 3

This method can also be applied to fix USB drive errors or hard drive error under different Windows systems.

Solution 2. Manually check and repair Windows 10 hard disk partition errors

So if you don't feel like to turn to a third-party partition manager software to repair Windows 10 hard disk errors, you can use Windows built-in tools to check and fix partition errors now. Please do remember to backup important personal files first. Now let's see how to manually check and repair hard disk partition errors in Windows 10:

1. Open Computer, right-click the partition or drive that you want to check and click "Properties".
2. Click "Tools" under Error-checking, click "Check now" to see whether there exist any errors in your drive.
3. Select "Automatically fix file system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of back sectors".
4. Click "Start".

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Note: If your hard drive, USB drive, SD card or memory card etc storage devices cannot work, we also suggest you to apply the above two methods to check and repair bad sectors and errors so to make your devices reusable again.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose EaseUS Partition Master?

"I've used Partition Master Professional many times to create, delete, format, move, rename, and resize partitions."PCWorld

"Partitioning tools have come a very long since the days of complicated command line utilities and EASEUS Partition Master is one of the most advanced programs available."TECH ADVISOR

"I love that the changes you make with EaseUS Partition Master Free aren't immediately applied to the disks. It makes it way easier to play out what will happen after you've made all the changes."Lifewire

Will the "Migrate OS" feature transfer the Windows system files only or the whole C drive?

To ensure that the migrated system will boot normally, the Migrate OS feature will transfer all the files in the system and the boot partitions. Generally, the boot partition is the C drive so the transfer will include all the files in C.

Does EaseUS Partition Master license apply to multiple computers?

The license of Partition Master Professional and Server editions can be used on 1 computer only, while that for for the Technician and Unlimited editions can be used on multiple machines.

What is the difference between EaseUS Partition Master Trial version and the Free version?

Free is for home users only, with most basic functions available such as partition resize and clone. While trial can help you understand how this product works and test what a full license can do on a business or server OS machine.

Will it cause any data loss after resizing the partition in EaseUS Partition Master?

Generally, it will not cause any data loss or boot issue by resizing a partition. However, in order to protect your data, we suggest that you backup the partition before resizing, in case of any unexpected situations such as power outages, computer hardware failures, etc. You can use EaseUS Todo Backup to backup the partition and its trial version is fully functioned for 30 days.

What should I prepare before resizing the partition?

On the partition that is going to be operated, there might be some files being occupied by other programs. To ensure a successful operation, we suggest that you close all the unnecessary software before resizing that partition. Otherwise, EaseUS Partition Master will detect the partition being locked by the other software and require a reboot to resize the partition under boot mode.

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