Fix Error "Windows detected a hard dive problem" (Solved)

by Abrienne Jonethan IT & Technical Writer

Some of us come across some windows interruption like system error or system freeze issues. "Windows Detected A Hard Disk" error is one kind of system interruption that can be caused if your system has faced Improper operations when trying to modify system registry setting, improper plugins installation, System files get crashed, Mechanical error, and Virus issue.

In this article, you will witness how to fix hard disk errors and then recover lost data or restore your system.

Certain Procedural Steps to Fix the "Windows detected a hard drive problem" 

As the reasons why "Windows detected a hard drive problem" error appears are various, you can first use the built-in Windows System File Checker tool to check and analyze the hard disk issue.

Step 1 - Check System File
From the Start Menu on your computer's desktop enter cmd, run it as administrator. Please enter "sfc /scannow" and press Enter key in the command prompt, this will scan the system files and tell whether there is a problem. After the verification is 100% complete, the damaged files will be replaced by a backup copy. Thus this will fix the issue that has interrupted an error. 

Step 2 - Perform A ChkDsk
If the "Windows detected a hard drive problem" error cannot be fixed after step 1 process, you can perform a chkdsk with the System File Checker.

For this.on the Command Prompt enter the partition drive(which is the error has occurred). For example, if the local disk(c) facing that issue, then you should enter "chkdsk C:".

By this method, you can check and repair the error for NTFS and FAT file systems. But if it doesn't, you are recommended to go to a professional repair store or automated solution(third party) to fix it.

Recover Data from Hard Disk in case a Failure

If there is a data loss problem after you fix the "Windows Detected A Hard Disk" problem, or in another case, you fail to fix the error but try to recover data from the hard drive, you are recommended to use Data Recovery Application, an expert tool that will help users retrieve lost data back to computer.

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About Abrienne Jonethan Advanced     IT & Technical Writer

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