What is disk scan?

Answer Disk scan or scan disk, as Microsoft refers to it, is an application that checks your hard drive for errors and tries to fix them. Most problems are related to improper shutdown or an improperly a... Read More »

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How to Do a Disk Scan Scan Disk on Boot in XP?

Configuring your Windows XP computer to scan the hard drive on boot for problems can be done with the disk checking tools that are included in the DOS shell within the OS. This will locate potentia... Read More »

Is deep scan the same as disk surface scan?

Baiscally, they are the same except the Disk Surface scan will scan for errors on the Hard drive itself as fas as the physical surface that records the data. The other type of scan will scan for fi... Read More »

What is scan disk?

Scandisk is a program that was developed in DOS to determine if there are any probles with your PC programs. It can also check your hard drive for errors. Bill gates has tried to eliminate this p... Read More »

How to Use DOS to Scan My Disk?

The Windows operating system has a "Chkdsk" command that scans the hard drive for errors. The Chkdsk utility also lets you repair the hard disk drive. The Chkdsk command is available from the MS DO... Read More »