Expansion 3TB Desktop Disk Error Checking

Expansion 3TB Desktop Disk Error Checking is an excellent portable hard drive that provides extra storage for your files. To keep your files from getting corrupted by malware threats, check the disk drive periodically. For Windows, Disk Error Checking utility is a handy tool for checking corrupted files. It is recommended to check your Seagate Expansion 3TB Desktop Drive on your desktop using the Disk Error Checking utility. For detailed instructions about using this utility, go through the steps given below.

Using Disk Management:

  1. On your Windows computer, check if the Expansion Drive has been properly connected using the USB cable.
  2. Give a right-click on the My Computer or This PC shortcut icon on the desktop and select the Manage option.
  3. Choose the Disk Management Option from the left-side panel to open Disk Management.
  4. Alternatively, click the Start menu at the bottom-left corner of the desktop. Type ‘diskmgmt.msc’ in the search field and hit the Enter key.
  5. Click to open Disk Management from the search result.
  6. In the Disk Management window, locate your Expansion Drive.
  7. Give a right-click on the partition and select the Properties option.
  8. In the Properties window, click the Tools Tab.
  9. Under the Error-checking section, click the Check or Check now button. Doing so will check your Expansion 3TB drive connected to your desktop using the Disk Error Checking utility.

Using Command Prompt:

  1. Before starting, verify if the Seagate Expansion drive has been connected to your computer.
  2. Click the Start menu, type ‘cmd’ in the search field, and hit the Enter key.
  3. From the search result, right-click the Command Prompt app and select the Run as administrator option.
  4. Wait until the Command Prompt app is launched.
  5. Type ‘chkdsk E: /f’ in the Command Prompt window and hit the Enter key (replace the letter E with your Expansion drive letter).
  6. Wait until the scan is started. The CHKDSK command will scan your drive and repair any corrupted files automatically.

In case you cannot access the Expansion 3TB Desktop Disk Error Checking drive on your desktop and run Disk Error Checking, contact us for assistance.