Overview of Check Errors on a Partition
How to Check Partition Step by Step with Partition Assistant
Before you do
- Download and install AOMEI Partition Assistant on a Windows computer.
- Attach a drive with a partition you would like to check.
Make sure there is no extra application in use before you check partition because that application might be accidentally closed if AOMEI Partition Assistant recognizes it.
To get a better result, please don't use your computer for any other tasks while it is checking errors.
How to Check Partition
2. Select the way of checking errors to perform.
There are 3 options:
Check partition and fix errors in this partition by using chkdsk.exe
Check partition for errors by using chkdsk.exe
Check whether there is bad sector on the partition
How to Check and Fix Partition
If you want to not only check a partition but also fix it if there is any error on the partition, then you need to study the following steps carefully and the things you have to do are a little different from above.
The steps of fixing partition are roughly the same as "Check Partition". However, the step 2 is slightly different. When you go to Step 2, please choose "Check partition and fix errors in this partition by using chkdsk.exe", the remainning steps are the same as those mentioned above.
Following the above steps, you can check and find errors on a partition. It helps you to inspect the partition condition.
This feature is usually used to find and fix errors on a partition. If you want to check and find bad sectors on a disk, you can try the feature Surface Test.
You can use chkdsk.exe to check the partition that has a drive letter only. For the partition without drive letters, namely, the unallocated space, it should be labeled before you can check it.
Depending on the size of your drive, this process might take several minutes.
Q: How long will it tale to finish the check process?
A: The time to finish the check process depends on the partition size and errors on the drive. It might be stuck if there are too many errors. To check in a faster way, you can click "Quick Check".
Q: After I use the "Check Partition" function to repair the partition, the program still prompts that there are errors in the partition, how can I solve it?
A: It is recommended to use the chkdsk command that comes with Windows to repair the partition.