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  1. essenbe's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       23 Jun 2016 #30

    Jdu, try this That is Hitachi's web site and lists their tools. Hitachi has been bought out by Western Digital, so if this doesn't work maybe WD will have some info on them or another tool.
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  2.    23 Jun 2016 #31

    Thanks essenbe,
    With Hitachi being bought out by Western Digital I guess I shouldn't be surprised your link is giving me the same file Brink gave me last month which is a Western Digital product.
    Rather than beating a dead horse I'll likely just replace the drive. Maybe buy a USB 3.0 enclosure for the questionable drive and find some use for it.

    Thanks to all!
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  3.    13 Sep 2016 #32

    this is awesome
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  4.    14 Sep 2016 #33

    I intend to run a CHKDSK /B /X on a HDD (from another machine) attached to a Win 8.1 system.

    I read this a few times but not sure IF/ WHEN & WHY & HOW should I leverage these switches. I can read whats written, but.. Not really clear.

    • scan - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Runs a online scan on the volume.
      • /forceofflinefix - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Must be used with /scan switch. Bypass all online repair; all defects found are queued for offlne repair (ex: "chkdsk /spotfix").
      • /perf - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Must be used with /scan switch. Uses more system resources to complete a scan as a fast as possible. This may have a negative performance impact on other tasks running on your system.

    • /spotfix - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Runs spot fixxing on the volume.
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  5. Cliff S's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       12 Nov 2016 #34

    This week I have been running Chkdsk /r on all my Win10 machines(bare metal and virtual) because of all the upgrades we have had(specially my Insider VM) and it has found:
    unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
    Cleaning up 6762 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
    Cleaning up 6762 unused security descriptors.
    Correcting errors in the master file table's (MFT) BITMAP attribute.
    Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.

    on all of them.

    I recommend anyone that has been on Win10 for a while, to run it when they have achance, even on their virtual hard disks(VM'S)
    I only upgrade as Microsoft has created the OS to be done that way, and do not believe in doing a clean install(that's why I create system images, right?).
    Being a Windows Geek doesn't mean being an expert, or being fast at a clean install, it means being able to reduce or shorten unnecessary system down time and maintaining your install.
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