How to check file system errors of hard disk in Windows 11

This article teaches you how to check file system errors of hard disk in Windows 11. Follow the tutorial, you will learn the way to check file system errors of hard drive in Windows 11.

Usually the hard disk file system can hardly meet problems, however, any system may meet the problem. And in most cases, file system problems occur in hard disk, but solid disk may not have that problem. If there indeed exists problem of file system, especially for system partition, Windows 11 may meet blue screen problem during using. So if you met Windows 11 blue screen, check out and fix file system errors may be a way of solution.

Open File Explorer, click on This PC at the left sidebar of FE. Choose the partition that you want to check, right click on it. And then click “Properties” in menu.

Select “Tools” on top navigation bar of Properties, Click on “Check” button of “Error checking”. This error checking will check the drive for file system errors.

Windows 11 do automatically check file system errors in a scheduled period. If there is no error, Windows 11 will give you a window like bellow:

In my mind, disk defraggler can do the same thing, and that is much more powerful than file system error check. You can read this article: Best Free Windows 11 Disk Defraggler

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