Where is Scandisk in XP ??

  3tg 18:52 08 Jan 2004

My new computer has OS XP, I can't find scandisk. I used to scandisk/defrag/virus check on a regular basis on my old computer which was ME. Thank you.

  powerless 18:55 08 Jan 2004

My Computer, Right click your hard drive, Properties, Tools, Error Checking.

  DAG88 19:26 08 Jan 2004

Your new computer will probably have a NTFS rather than FAT32 file system like that used on your Windows ME computer.
NTFS does not corrupt like FAT32 when it is shut down improperly therefore windows dosent run scan disk on it.

  bruno 19:40 08 Jan 2004

Powerless is correct in what he says.However, if you close down abnormally you will usually see scan disk(or is it check disc) appear.

  powerless 19:43 08 Jan 2004

XP = Check Disk.

  3tg 19:58 08 Jan 2004

I spent ages trying to find it, I put in a search for scandisk with no results. Now I can sleep tonight as it was realyy irritating me not finding it. Now I know it's Check Disk ! Cheers everyone.

  Cesar 10:01 10 Jan 2004

To check your computer for damaged files you run the following: Start>Run and type the following
SFC /scannow this will repair any damaged files on your computer.

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