How to run chkdsk on removable hard drive?

How do I run chkdsk on removable hard drive?
bricanAsked:
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ryanswjConnect With a Mentor Commented:
you can right click the drive in my computer, select properties, tools (or what, couldn't remember), then disk check.
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PeteJThomasCommented:
The same way you would run it on any other drive I think!

Connect the drive and boot into Windows - Check the drive letter assigned to the removeable disk, open a command prompt, and type chkdsk <drive letter> (e.g. chkdsk e:)

You can add switches for various things - /f to fix error on the disk, /r to locate bad sectors and recover readable data (e.g. chkdsk e: /f or chkdsk e: /r).

I can't test it now as I don't have a removeable drive, but I can't imagine it being any different from normal!

Let me know if it works!
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PeteJThomasCommented:
Oh and you can type chkdsk /? to see all the switches... :)
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bricanAuthor Commented:
This solution was great!  After (properties - tools - in error-checking box click on 'check now'.  This was a no hassle solution.
Thanks

brican
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PeteJThomasCommented:
Or you can do it the easier way! :P
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