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I am looking for a utility to test my sdd hard drive. it shows a read error when I run a hd test utility so I am looking for a specific tool to test sdd. and if possible, a tool to do a 'disk repair'

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You could run the chkdsk disk utility

click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which will scan for and attempt to repair any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive


or an easier way i have found to run the chkdsk utility


click start control panel administrative tools computer management ,disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now click start two boxes


automatically fix files and scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors place then a tick in both boxes then select check now,start should schedule this task when restart


have no input while the chkdsk utility is in progress any input may further damage your computers operating system and hard drive


hope this helps

Posted on Nov 03, 2012

  • Sandra Files Nov 05, 2012

    thanks for this information but I have heard that chkdsk on SSD doesn't provide any useful information. I am waitng to hear from the manufacturer of the drive to see what utilites they offer

  • Brian Sullivan
    Brian Sullivan Nov 05, 2012

    chkdsk will not provide any useful information its use is to attempt repair and recovery of bad sectors and files on a hard drive

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