Will CHKDSK Harm My Files? - If CHKDSK freezes when you run it, you may have a problem with your files or hard disk. But don't blame CHKDSK for the problem.
Checking and Repairing a Disk with CHKDSK - The Windows system utility CHKDSK is a powerful and useful tool in diagnosing and repairing certain types of disk problems. I'll review several ways to run it, and try and describe what it does.