How to Repair Disk Errors on Windows 11?

Are you experiencing Disc errors after upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11? If the problem is still existing even after clearing the cache and performing disc cleanup and you are not able to log into your PC, then below we have mentioned some solutions that can help you repair disk error on Windows 11. 

Repair Disk Errors on Windows 11-

 Some users face this problem intermittently. On the other hand, there are others who get locked out of their computer. Below, we have stated 7 different ways to repair disc errors.

1) Check System Errors in Your Disk

Check System Errors in Your Disk 

Below are the steps that you need to follow to check system errors in your disk. 

Step 1: First of all, press the Windows key and E key simultaneously to launch File Explorer. After that, go to your C drive and then right-click on it. Then, launch Properties. 

Step 2: After that, navigate to "Tools" and then select Check given under "Error Checking". 

Step 3: Then, select the option of "Scan Drive" appearing in the pop-up window. After that, Windows 11 will start searching for system errors in the drive. In case there is no issue found, then this will allow you to repair the disk. 

2) Run CHKDSK Repair Command

Run CHKDSK Repair Command

If the above-mentioned solution did not help you fix this problem on Windows 11, then carry out this method. CHKDSK is an inbuilt command-line tool that allows you to fix all kinds of disk-related problems. 

Step 1: Press the Windows key and then enter cmd. After that, select the option of Run as an administrator in the right pane to launch the command prompt with admin privileges. 

Step 2: Once the cmd window opens up, enter the command "chkdsk /f c:. This will inform you that your Windows 11 computer needs to restart. In order to start the CHKDSK scan. Type y and then press the enter key. 

Step 3: After that, go ahead and restart your computer. Windows 11 will run the scan that may take some time. Now, wait for the scan to complete. 

Step 4: Once you are done performing the scan, Windows 11 will boot up automatically. In order to check the result of the scan, press the Windows key and then start looking for "Event Viewer". 

Step 5: Now, launch Event Viewer and then expand the section of Windows logs. Go to the left side bar and then move to "Application". Go down and then search for the latest Wininit entry given below the source in the right pane. 

Step 6: Launch the Wininit entry and then check the scan results. In case Windows 11 says that there are no disk issues, then you will be able to good to go. In case the disk error still appears on your screen, then apply another solution to fix your problem. 

3) Defragment Hard Disk

Defragment Hard Disk 

In case you are running Windows 11 on a mechanical hard disk, then try to defragment your hard drive. That said if you are using a network name, then it is not recommended to defragment your hard drive. This will reduce the lifespan of your network. 

Step 1: Press the Windows key and then start searching for "Defragment". After that, open "Defragment and optimize drives". 

Step 2: Then, select C drive and then select the option of "Optimize". Then, allow Windows to complete the process of Defragmentation. 

Step 3: Once you complete the process, restart Windows 11 and then the disk errors will get fixed. 

4) Use PowerShell to Resolve Disk Errors

In case you are experiencing repair disk errors on Windows 11, try to fix it using PowerShell' Repair Volume command. Below are the steps that you need to follow to use Power Shell on Windows 11.

Step 1: Press the Windows key and then type "Powershell". After that, select the option of "Run as administrator" given in the right pane to open Window with admin privileges. 

Step 2: Open the Window of PowerShell. After that, copy and paste the command given below and then press the enter key. 

Step 3: Now, you need to Run the command stated below. 

  • Repair-Volume-C-Scan

Step 4: When you are done with the repair process, restart Windows 11 and see if it resolves disk errors that have been fixed or not. 

5) Boot in Safe Mode

In case your issue is still not fixed, then you must boot in safe mode and perform the operations we have stated here. So, let's get started with the process. 

Step 1: If you wish to boot in safe mode, go to the recovery screen and press 4 or F4 to boot in safe mode. 

Step 2: When you open the recovery screen, perform the operations from method 1 to method 4. First of all, search for the system errors in the Disk. After that, run the scan and then defragment the hard disk. 

Step 3: Restart your computer and check if you are able to log in to your computer without facing disk issues. 

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