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SCANDSKW


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Starts Microsoft ScanDisk, a disk analysis and repair tool that checks a drive for errors and corrects any problems that it finds.


Syntax

To check the current drive for disk errors:

SCANDSKW

To check one or more drives for disk errors:

SCANDSKW [drive: [...] [/A] [/N] [/P]


Parameters
drive: [...] (Win95)
Specifies the drive or drives you want to check and repair.

Switches
/A (Win95)
Check all your local, nonremovable hard disks.
/N (Win95)
Start and close ScanDisk automatically.
/P (Win95)
Prevent ScanDisk from correcting any errors it finds.

Related

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Notes

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Examples

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Errorlevels

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Availability
External
DOS
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Windows
Win95 Win98 WinME
Windows NT
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