How To Read Event Viewer Log For Check Disk (chkdsk)In Windows 7 / Windows 8

Event Viewer Log for Check Disk (chkdsk) in Windows 7 / Windows 8 – Read the complete article as you will come to know How to read the Event Viewer Log on all the Windows Operating System available. Even if you are using Windows Vista Operating System then you can apply this steps to read the Event Viewer Log for Check Disk (chkdsk).

Here are the simple steps to follow on your Windows Operating System. Implement the steps one by one parallelly while reading this article so that you can save time.

Steps to Read the Event Viewer Log for Check Disk (chkdsk) in Windows 7 / Windows 8

First, you need to check whether you have logged in as the Windows Operating System Admin on your Windows PC/Laptop or not. If not then you need to Log In and then try to implement this steps. As you need to Log In as Windows Administrator to perform the Event Viewer Log on any of the Windows Operating System.

  • Open your Windows Operating System and then check whether you have logged in as Windows Administrator or not.
  • Press Win + R keys which help you to open Run Dialog box on your Windows OS and then type “eventvwr.msc”. Click Enter.
  • If you see any dialogue box by UAC, then click on “Yes” and then continue.
  • Now, you can see a new Windows called Event Viewer with all the information is categorized into left pane, middle pane, and then in the right pane.
  • In the left Pane, you can see the all the important Logs available on your Windows Operating System.
  • Now, double-click on the Windows Logs to expand it. Right-click on the Application and then you will find many options like Open Saved Log, Create Custom Log, Import Custom Log, Find, and much more.
  • Click on Find and then copy and then paste the Chkdsk in the line and then click on the Find Next option.
  • Now you can see the System Log on your Windows Operating System with all the results available for Check Disk (Chkdsk).
  •  Go back to the main page and then copy and paste the Wininit in the middle pane and then click on Next.
  • Now you can easily able to see the System Log for scan results of all the Check Disk (Wininit) available.
  • After checking all the Check Disk available Application Logs, you can shut down the Find Window.

After checking all the event viewers then you can close the Event Viewer tab completely on your Windows Operating System.

How to Create txt.file on Desktop with chkdsk Results Log

To do so, you need to follow the simple steps available in this post.

  • Open Windows Operating System and then Press Win + R keys on your Keyboard to open the Run Tab.
  • Type “powershell.exe” and then click OK.
  • You can see the Powershell window. Now you need to enter the command mentioned below or else you can simply copy and paste the commands.

get-winevent -FilterHashTable @{logname=”Application”; id=”1001″}| ?{$_.providername –match “wininit”} | fl timecreated, message | out-file Desktop\CHKDSKResults.txt

  • CHKDSKResults.txt file will be created automatically on your Windows Operating System Desktop.
  • This is the log file of the chkdsk scan which results in the Event Viewer on your Windows Operating System.

So follow these simple steps to Read the Event Viewer Log for Check Disk (chkdsk) in Windows 7 / Windows 8 Operating System.

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