How to use chkdsk/f?

Question

Most recently, everytime I try to run disk defragmentation I receive a massage telling my chkdsk/f is scheduled to run first. Thus it blocks the disk defrag.I've tried to research this on the web, but I still don't know what to do to fix this. Thank You....Tom Lopez

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This question was answered on March 22, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The use of chkdsk/f is to check the hard drive to check if anything is wrong with your hard drive and fix the problem at the same time A software utility designed to help chronologically order the data on the hard disk drive That is the possible reason you cannot run the disk defragmenter because you have to run the chkdsk/f first and then disk defragmenter.

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Posted by Jenille of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 22, 2007