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Set-up Check Disk Utility Scheduler.

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To set-up Check Disk Utility scheduler, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Task Scheduler. Task Scheduler application is launched.
  2. On Task Scheduler screen, on Actions located at the right side of the screen, click Create Task... option. Create Task window is displayed.
  3. On the Create Task screen, click Triggers tab, click New... button.
              Set the following:
              Begin the task: On a schedule
              Settings: Monthly,
              Months : select all, Days: 1
              Advanced Settings: check Enabled checkbox
  4. Click Actions tab, click New... button.
             Set the following:
             Action: Start a program
             Settings: Program/Script: C:\Windows\System32\chkdsk.exe
  5. Click Conditions tab, on Settings section, select to check the following:
             Check - Start the task only if computer is on AC Power.
             Check - Stop if the computer switches to battery power.
  6. Click Settings tab, select to check the following:
             Check - Allow task to be run on demand
             Check - Stop the task if it runs longer than : 3 Days
             Check - If the running task does not end when requested, force it to stop.