ThinkPad Maintenance: ScanDisk for Errors
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ScanDisk is a Windows utility that checks to
make sure your hard drive is working properly and fix any small problems before
they turn into major problems.
- Open My Computer so that the drives are visible.
- Right click on C: (or another drive you would like to scan) and select Properties.
- On the Tools tab, click Check Now.
- Check the boxes
next to Automatically fix file system errors and Scan for and attempt
recovery of bad sectors and then click Start.
- You may be
prompted to reboot your ThinkPad before the scan can take place. Reboot and your
drive will be scanned before booting into Windows. This may take several
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