How To Disable Disk Checking Or Chkdsk On Windows Start?

When Windows detects an error, it activates automatically checks the disc. The problem is that this process can be time consuming and sometimes deletes files valid for the user. If you ever wondered How to disable disk checking or chkdsk on Windows startup? , then this article is for you.

How to disable disk checking or chkdsk on Windows startup?

Windows usually just run CHKDSK automatically at login. It is even possible to repair the system DISM and SFC controls. The verification process is activated when the system has detected an anomaly in the storage units.

So if you want to disable verification tool for the user to decide when to use it, it is advisable that you know the disk monitoring tools and a method to disable chkdsk to run the Windows startup.

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What is Check Disk or chkdsk?

Check Disk or chkdsk (Check Disk) is a Windows tool to scan the hard disk and other storage units. Its objective focuses on the error detection as one of the measures necessary to set the hard drive Windows .

CHKDSK is a tool latent, hidden remains to say in the system and can not be executed by the control console or CMD with administrator privileges. Therefore, CHKDSK acts as a command that looks for logical errors and file system partitions and then performs a repair.

  How the Check Disk works


Windows disk checking works through a set of commands and a set of parameters; these include chkdsk/scan, chkdsk/scan/offlinescanandfix,   chkdsk/scanning/perf and chkdsk/sdccleanup/F “. For this reason, it is necessary open the Windows CMD to write lines depending on the operation that you will apply to your system.

  • Order ” chkdsk/scan”: This command allows you to review all hard drives that have the NTFS format. At the end of the analysis indicate the state of the same and the necessary repairs.
  • Command   “CHKDSK/scan/offlinescanandfix”: chkdsk/scan/offlinescanandfix used to scan all the disks without having to connect to the Internet
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  • Order ” chkdsk/scan/perf”:   This command is used to examine NTFS drives as does chkdsk/scan, although it consumes less resources
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  • Order ” chkdsk/sdccleanup/F”: chkdsk/sdccleanup/F collection and deletes all files that are not taken into account by the chkdsk/scan./F is a parameter that refers to external hard drives that have already been analyzed above.

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Disk disables checking or chkdsk to start Windows

To disable disk checking or chkdsk on Windows startup must access the Registry Editor through the following steps:

Open the Windows Registry Editor

To open the Windows Registry Editor, navigate to the magnifying glass icon on the taskbar. There, type regedit and press “Enter. a new window that corresponds to the registry editor appears. It has a panel divided into two parts (left you will find a directory group and find the right content for each file)

Look for a particular input editor to disable the disk check   or CHKDSK in Windows

On the left side of the panel is the “ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE “. Expand this folder, you go to “SYSTEM”. Look for the “CurrentControlSet” folder and the ” control”. Finally, find the subdirectory “Session Manager.”

Now, displayed to the right of the entrance panel “BootExecute” and press double-click it. In the editing window, locate the entry   autocheck autochk * and modify in this way: autocheck autochk/k: C * (C is the parameter that identifies the hard disk)

Important Information

If you have multiple partitions on your hard drive and want to disable the disk check on each, simply indicate the letter identifying the drive (D, E or F) and include it as a parameter of the command, for example, autochk/k: D * (for the disk D). Also, if you think that the disc verification process is very long, you can choose to change the duration of the running CHKDSK on Windows 10 .

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