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hi guys. went to defrag my external hard drives and the ntfs drives defragged no problem, but the fat32 drives said that a chk disk had to run on reboot first. i rebooted, but it didnt chk disk.


any ideas how i go about "chk disk" ing so that i can do my defrag? thanks guys. :)

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If it helps, open up a command prompt and type CHKDSK /? and it will bring the switches available to use with the CHKDSK feature.


I've attached a screen print to make it easier.






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For some odd reason sometimes trying to run chkdsk /f c: may not work.

Therefore you can substitute it with this: FSUTIL DIRTY SET C:


Of course change the drive letter on the end to match the drive you wish to error check.

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