How to Scan your Drive for Errors in Windows 10

By | June 7, 2018

You can easily scan your drive for errors in Windows 10 to be aware of the condition of your drive.
Data is very sensitive and it can be destroyed at any time if the storage medium the data is on is damaged or broken.
Sooner or later your drive may fail and you don’t want that to happen to you.
Some ways you can prepare for this is by backing up yourdata and to scan your drive for errors,
so you may know the drive is in a bad condition.

This tutorial will show you how to scan your drive for errors in Windows 10.

A video tutorial is available at the bottom of the post.

Step 1

Open Windows explorer (the map icon on your taskbar).
Right-click on the drive you want to scan and select ‘Properties’.

Scan your Drive For Errors Step 1

Step 2

Go to the tab ‘Tools’ and click on the button ‘Check’.

Scan your Drive For Errors Step 2

Step 3

On the new pop-up window click on ‘Scan drive’.

Scan your Drive For Errors Step 3

Windows is now scanning your drive.
This can take some time depending on the statistics and the errors of your drive.

Scan your Drive For Errors Scanning

Step 4

When Windows has finished scanning your drive you can click on the button ‘Close’

Scan your Drive For Errors Step 4

If you see some other message appearing that says your drive has errors feel free to contact us to help you solve the problem as we have not had any problems with the drive yet.

Video tutorial:

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