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chkdsk

Check file system and volume metadata for errors. More information: https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/chkdsk.

  • Specify the drive letter (followed by a colon), mount point, or volume name to check:

chkdsk {{volume}}

  • Fix errors on a specific volume:

chkdsk {{volume}} /f

  • Dismount a specific volume before checking:

chkdsk {{volume}} /x

  • Change the log file size to the specified size (only for NTFS):

chkdsk /l{{size}}