Windows Error Checking Tool by Microsoft

A free tool in Windows that can check and repair system errors.


The built-in Error Checking tool by Microsoft Windows will scan and repair system errors found on any drive. Right click on the drive you want to scan and select 'Properties', and then select the 'Tools' tab.

Windows Error Checker

Run the Error Checking Tool

In the 'Error Checking' section, press 'Check' and continue to scan the drive.

Windows Error Checker - Scanning

Scan for errors

Scanning for errors may take several minutes.

Windows Error Checker - Complete

Follow the recommended steps

If your drive has errors, follow the recommended steps provided by Windows. Restart the computer and continue this process until no errors are remaining.

Windows Error Checker - Finished

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