How to Read the Event Viewer Log for Check Disk (chkdsk) in Windows

Information
This will show you how to read the Event Viewer log to see the scan results of Check Disk (chkdsk) in Windows 7 and Vista.

Warning
You will need to be logged in as administrator to be able to open Event Viewer.






Here's How:
1. If you have not already, you will need to have ran [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] prior before it will be in the Event Viewer System log.

2. Open the Start Menu, and type eventvwr.msc in the search box and press enter.

3. If prompted by [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], then click on Yes (Windows 7) or Continue (Vista).

4. In the left pane of Event Viewer, double click on Windows Logs to expand it, then right click on Application and click on Find. (see screenshot below)
[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
5. Copy and paste Chkdsk into the line, and click on Find Next. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You can continue to click on Find Next to search for other older application logs (if available) for Check Disk (chkdsk) to see them as well.
[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
6. You will now see the system log for the scan results of Check Disk (chkdsk). (see screenshot below)
[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
7. When finished searching for Check Disk (chkdsk) application logs, you can close the Find window. (see screenshot below step 5)

8. When finished, you can close Event Viewer.
That's it,
Shawn



Related Tutorials
  • [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
  • [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
  • [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
  • [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]



Attached Thumbnails [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]