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Understanding chkdsk for NTFS

chkdsk is a utility from Microsoft that tries to fix a volume’s file system without losing data. It checks for both logical and physical errors. chkdsk usually checks the file system metadata information first and applies file system repair functions if necessary. At Datto, we mostly deal with NTFS, so in this post, I'll only discuss the NTFS file system.