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

Abby Haines updated on Dec 05, 2018 to Partition Manager | How-to Articles

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. 

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

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.

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

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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

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