Check your hard drive for errors

Modified on Tue, 09 May 2023 at 10:26 PM

The first applicable workaround in resolving the Restart to repair drive errors Windows 10 issue is to restart your PC.

This could potentially fix the problem in some cases. However, if this does not resolve the issue on your Windows 10 PC, you can proceed to other workarounds,

2. Run SFC Scan

SFC can also be utilized in fixing drive errors. Here’s how to run the SFC scan:

  1. Press Windows+Q and type cmd.
  2. From the search results, right-click Command Prompt and choose Run as Administrator.
  3. A new cmd window appears. Type sfc /scannow and hit the Enter drive errors windows 10
  4. Wait until the scan and repair process is finished.



Due to the fact that the Restart to repair drive errors Windows 10 problem is disk related error, CHKDSK can be used as well to fix the problem. CHKDSK process cleans up disk-related errors on your PC.

Here’s how to perform CHKDSK:

  1. Go to Start > Type command prompt >Right-click on it, and select Run as administrator.
  2. Now, type CHKDSK C: /F.
  3. Hence, type CHKDSK C: /R in the Command Prompt and hit the Enter key.
  4. After the CHKDSK process, restart your PC.

Alternatively, you can run CHKDSK from the File Explorer window. Follow these steps to do that:

  1. Click on the File Explorer button on the Windows taskbar.
  2. Locate and click on This PC at the left pane of the File Explorer window.
  3. Now, you can right-click the C: drive.
  4. Select Properties from the context menu.
  5. Select the Tools tab, which includes a Check button.
  6. Press the Check button and click Scan drive to run a CHKDSK scan.

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