LKBEN10934: Howto schedule a disk check on the next reboot


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You need to check (chkdsk or chkntfs) your HD on the next reboot

Cause

This is usefull from time to time

Solution

To check your HD you can set the dirty bit on the volume. The next reboot will automatically check the disks of the system and try to repair them.

fsutil dirty set e:

The will set the dirty bit on the volume e:

To query the value you can use the following command:

fsutil dirty query d:



About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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