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Chkdsk method of the Win32_LogicalDisk class

The Chkdsk instance method invokes the chkdsk operation on the disk.

This topic uses Managed Object Format (MOF) syntax. For more information about using this method, see Calling a Method.

Syntax


uint32 Chkdsk(
  boolean FixErrors,
  boolean VigorousIndexCheck,
  boolean SkipFolderCycle,
  boolean ForceDismount,
  boolean RecoverBadSectors,
  boolean OKToRunAtBootUp
);

Parameters

FixErrors

Indicates what should be done to errors found on the disk. If true, then errors are fixed. The default is false.

VigorousIndexCheck

If true, a less vigorous check of index entries should be performed. The default is false.

SkipFolderCycle

If true, the folder cycle checking should be skipped. The default is true.

ForceDismount

If true, the drive should be forced to dismount before checking. The default is false.

RecoverBadSectors

If true, the bad sectors should be located and the readable information should be recovered from these sectors. The default is false.

OKToRunAtBootUp

If true, the chkdsk operation should be performed at next boot up time, in case the operation could not be performed because the disk is locked at time this method is called. The default is false.

Return value

Return codeDescription
0

Success - Chkdsk Completed

1

Success - Locked and Chkdsk Scheduled on Reboot

2

Failure - Unknown File System

3

Failure - Unknown Error

 

Remarks

This method is only applicable to those instances of logical disk that represent a physical disk in the machine. It is not applicable to mapped logical drives.

Examples

The Is CHKDSK Dirty Bit Set on a server PowerShell code sample examines the remote system and returns a true or false if the chkdsk /f flag was set.

The Remotely scan disk PowerShell code sample remotely starts or schedules Scan Disk.

The following VBScript code sample Runs ChkDsk.exe against drive D on a computer.


Const FIX_ERRORS = True 
 
strComputer = "." 
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _ 
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2") 
 
Set objDisk = objWMIService.Get("Win32_LogicalDisk.DeviceID='D:'") 
 
errReturn = objDisk.ChkDsk(FIX_ERRORS) 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003

Namespace

\root\CIMV2

MOF

CIMWin32.mof

DLL

CIMWin32.dll

See also

Win32_LogicalDisk
Computer System Hardware Classes

 

 

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