CheckDisk Alternatives

    CheckDisk is described as 'powerful tool for searching and repairing disk errors. It is quite similar to the ScanDisk tool or chkdsk.exe, supplied with the Windows operating systems (Windows 2000 and higher. Possible with Vista and admin right). You can select either standard or full tests' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to CheckDisk for Windows, BartPE and Mac. The best alternative is HD Tune, which is free. Other great apps like CheckDisk are chkdsk (Paid), Macrorit Disk Scanner (Free), Chkdsk-GUI (Free, Open Source) and Stellar Volume Optimizer (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2019

    1. HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and more!.
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      • Windows
      A command line tool to check for errors on and repair ntfs filesystems.


    2. Macrorit Disk Scanner is a third party disk surface portable tool for scan disk bad sectors which provides you with better options and better performance than Windows native disk scanner.
    3. A GUI front end to Microsoft's command line Check Disk program. The GUI passes the settings selected within the GUI and then launches the command line disk checker in the normal way, using the correct switches. Chkdsk-GUI is a PE Builder v3 plugin.
    4. Stellar Volume Repair (also Optimizer) repair corrupt Macintosh HD and other partitions formatted with HFS and FAT file systems. It support extends to Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard.
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    5. ScanDisk is a utility in MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows systems which checks and repairs file systems and bad clusters on the hard drive. It was introduced in MS-DOS version 6.2. Previous versions of MS-DOS supplied only the simpler, purely text-based program...

      Discontinued

      Replaced by chkdsk

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