How to Check Hard Disk Health on Windows 10

Mostly, a Hard Disk Health Checkup is done when your Windows 10 starts to lag or Freeze while launching any new program. There is a higher possibility of some errors on your Hard Disk drive if this happens often.

Windows 10 provides a feature called Disk Check tool, which is used to troubleshoot such errors on your disk. Moreover, the Disk Check can easily detect and fix the system errors instantly. Also the disk Check tool ensures that you can continue to load and write data from the hard disk.

The Disk Check feature is not only for Internal Drives, but it also supports your Removable devices such as USB or Memory cards.

So, let’s begin the process on How to Check Hard Disk Health on Windows 10

  • Close all Programs.
  • RightClick on Start Button.
  • In the Shortcut Box, Click File Explorer
  • Now Click on This PC.
  • Select and Right Click the specific drive you want to Check.
  • Select Properties.
  • Now Click the Tool tab.
  • Click the Check Button.
  • Now your Disk Check Process begins. It might take half an hour or more depending upon your file size and Hard Disk Read/Write speed.

Earlier in Windows 7, you need to choose between Automatically Fix File System Errors or Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors. If you’re in that situation you have to choose the second option in the justified suspicion of existing hardware error in any case.

Finally, close Restart your Windows 10.

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