Check your hard drive for errors in Windows 8



In this video, I show the how check your hard drive for errors in Windows 8. For more Geek Tips, go over to

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18 thoughts on “Check your hard drive for errors in Windows 8”

  1. Disconnected Gamer says:

    I've been getting a lot of blue screens due to a KERNEL issue so hopefully this will resolve it if not i'll have to dig deeper! Nice Video easy to understand 🙂

  2. Jei says:

    you sir, just earned my susbcribe

  3. Tyrion Rexton says:

    I need some immediate help. I have a sea-gate expansion external HDD which I purchased 2 years back and was working fluid until yesterday when I connected the HDD to transfer some files to my iPad and it suddenly started to disconnect and reconnect continuously so I just disconnected the USB cable from the port and connected it to another USB port and then it wasn't even connecting. It just showed the disk icon as local disk J where as the name of the disk as Sea-gate

  4. Scott St. Gelais says:

    Have you downloaded the SeaTools utility from the Seagate website yet?

  5. John Coppolella says:

    I just installed Windows 8. I had trouble backing up with Mozy, and the error code was hard drive errors. I followed the steps in the video and it worked. My last 4 files finally backed up last night. Thanks!

  6. Scott St. Gelais says:

    You're welcome.

  7. Scott St. Gelais says:

    Have you downloaded the SeaTools utility from the Seagate website yet?

  8. Al May says:

    I recently installed msdos box and the win95 image file. The image file is corrupted and says it couldn't be mounted.  However, when I did the chkdsk it said there were no errors. How do I fix this?

  9. Vince Mariano Palac says:

    excuse me sir?.. i need help with my win 8.. when i open it it goes to black screen and after a while.. it opened and it says the hard drive of your pc has not responding.. how can i fix hard drive pc?… it often not responding…

  10. Manny Crespo says:

    Maybe you could help? I am running a 64 bit MSI motherboard with W8 OS and 1TB hdd. I was infected with a rootkit in which deleted a partition, on recreating the GPT and MBR, re-installation of OS was possible (with access to windows I used avast rootkit removal); however, I am experiencing hard drive over load. Since then, I have cleaned partitions, ran chckdsk /f /r several times with to no progress for windows continues to crash. I have used microsoft malware tool and malwarebytes to determine if and malicious adware could be found – none. Also, I have notice when checking devices "other" SM bus controller driver is missing or in need of repair. plz help at wits end.

  11. hindhuja chinthapalli says:

    It is showing as access denied and to invoke this utility running in elevated mode!! please help me out here. why can't I fix it?!

  12. matte154 says:

    thanks

  13. matte154 says:

    thanks so much, it helped me fix my hard drive 🙂

  14. Janette says:

    Thank you for your video .. 🙂  

  15. jacob roland says:

    I recently installed a game and it gave me ads and pop ups in the Google Chrome and I was wondering how to get rid of that because it says to chkdsk in c:/and I've tryed lots of stuff and I just need some help so it would be great if u can get back to me

  16. BASS MIKE says:

    My local disk (c) drive has some errors after i checked it out and it changes its memory again nd again……… smetimes itzzz 7gb smetimes 7 mb nd even it reaches to kb…… do u have a solution to dis problem and how to fix it????

  17. Julie o hare says:

    what if you cant access your computer error 0Xc00000f

  18. Melaos Tmetuchl says:

    anyone help please. so i went to command prompt and ran as administrator and performed chkdsk /f /r. it did and restarted but now its scaning and repairing (C:): 10% complete for about 45 min. is this normal or did i do something wrong. by the way i have windows 8.1..

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