How to force an in depth scan disk on windows 8 and 10

If you try to run a disk check on Windows 8 or Windows 10, you will notice that the system will first perform an analysis. 

 Only if problems are detected will you perform a thorough check. 

 However, if you want to force the scheduling of the disk check ‘at startup‘ (i.e. with correction and recovery of damaged hdd sectors), you have to open a command prompt as administrator (which we find by right-clicking on the windows logo in the start menu) and run the command: 

 chkdsk C: /f /x /r 

 Enter S (or Y if the PC is in English) and press enter to confirm. 

 In this way the PC, at the next restart, will perform the deep scan-disk we wanted. 

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