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Windows 10 repairing disk errors

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By Ariane and GenesisUpdated on June 4th, 2022

What is Windows 10 repairing disk errors?

Windows 10 repairing disk errors is an error that usually occurs when the disk is corrupted.

How can you fix Windows 10 repairing disk errors?

Some of the solutions to this error include checking HDD for defects, running DISM command, replacing the HDD or SSD and installing Windows.

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

1. Hard disk drive (HDD) check disk

“Windows 10 repairing disk errors” occurs when an unexpected shutdown was encountered, such as BSOD, blackout, and force shutdown using the power button. Windows is attempting to diagnose the hard disk and repair sector, which was affected by the unexpected shutdown so it can operate properly.

However, if the repairing disk errors appear every time you turn on your computer, or you could not access the Windows desktop, your HDD could be the problem. Please see below on how to test your HDD for defects. In case you cannot access Windows Desktop anymore, look for another working PC. Connect the hard disk drive with Windows on it, and then apply the test procedure below.

If the hard disk drive is found defective, please replace it. For Windows 10 installation guide see solution 3.

2. Run DISM command with sfc /scannow command

If hard disk drive doesn’t have defects, “Windows 10 repairing disk errors” could be caused by a damaged Windows 10.Run DISM command with sfc /scannow command and it may fix the problem. The command checks for corrupt files and fix or replaces it. See the instructions below.

3. Replace the HDD and Install Windows

If “Windows 10 repairing disk errors” caused by a defective hard disk drive proven by the test procedure of solution 1, this solution will guide you how to install Windows hard disk drive replacement. You can also use this solution if you decided to fresh install your Windows 10 due to the solution 2 sfc /scannow and DISM command failed to fix the problem.