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Fixed: CHKDSK Failed to Transfer Logged Messages to the Event Log with Status 50

Updated on Oct 17, 2018 by Abby Haines to Resource

Summary

This article offers two methods to fix CHKDSK failed to transfer logged messages status 50 in Windows systems: 1. Run chkdsk c: /r /f /v to repair system partition without losing data with data recovery software; 2. run CHKDSK after booting into Safe Mode to fix the problem. If you are urgent to get lost data back, try the best data recovery software to get your lost data back with chkdsk C: /r /f /v command to repair CHKDSK error now.

About failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50 issue

Symptoms

CHKDSK, the Windows free built-in command line utility, is usually the first choice for users to check and repair disk errors. However, sometimes, you may encounter a common error "Failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50" during the hard disk repair process in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/XP/Vista or some other versions. 

CHKDSK failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50

Reasons 

"Failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50" error message usually occurs due to two main reasons:

  1. 1. There are corruptions or bad sectors in Windows partition.
  2. 2. You run Check Disk utility from an installation disk.

How to fix CHKDSK failed to transfer logged messages status 50 

Solution 1. Run chkdsk c: /r /f /v to repair system partition 

Step 1. Run CHKDSK to repair disk corruption or bad sectors

Since "Failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50" error message might occur due to corruptions or bad sectors in Windows partition, you can run "chkdsk c: /r /f /v" command to recover readable information from bad sectors & repair file system errors.

Step 2. Recover data with EaseUS data recovery software

If chkdsk c: /r /f /v failed to repair the corruptions in the hard disk, you may need to find a solution to retrieve your files in case of unexpected data loss disaster. Here EaseUS disk data recovery can help. 

1. Download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer.

2. Use the data recovery tool to search for and recover your lost data.

  • Choose a storage location or a specific folder where your data was lost and then click the Scan button.
select a location and click scan
  • When the scan is complete, locate the recoverable files or folders from the list of scan results.
scan lost data
  • Select files and then click the Recover button. When choosing a location to save the recovered data, you should not use the original drive.
select wanted data and click recover

Note: Keep in your mind that if your internal hard disk is badly damaged and cannot boot to Windows, you have to download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro with Bootable Media to retrieve your data. For a detailed tutorial, please refer to how to recover data from laptop hard drive that won't boot.

Solution 2. Run CHKDSK after booting to safe mode

If you are trying to boot your PC from an installation disk and run CHKDSK, you may get the "Failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50" error because the log data can not be written or copied to the installation disk.

But don't worry! You can try running CHKDSK after booting to safe mode to fix the issue:

1. Remove any peripherals from your computer.
2. Restart your computer.
3. Press the "F8" key before the Windows logo appears.
4. Select "Safe Mode" in the "Advanced Boot Options" Menu and press Enter.

Boot into Safe Mode to fix CHKDSK failed to transfer logged messages status 50 error