Minitool fixed windows has detected file system corruption error

Are you troubled by the issue Windows has detected file system corruption when you make a system restore in Windows?

“ How to fix Windows has detected a hard drive error…” is one of the frequently asked questions online and it may happen to anyone of us. If your computer is running Windows with the version which is after Windows XP, then you might come across an error message "Windows deleted a hard disk problem" suggesting to backup files immediately to prevent information loss and then contact the computer manufacturer to determine if you need to repair or replace the disk.

There is no doubt that many reasons could lead to this file system corruption error. For example, File system of the system drive or system partition is damaged or corrupted.

In addition, bad sector of the system hard drive can also lead to the issue "Windows has detected file system corruption".

I will introduce how to solve Windows has detected file system corruption on OS issue step by step.

Fix#1.Check Windows System Files

If you have encountered the error "Windows has detected file system corruption on OS" when you restore system, you can try to check system files by using Command Prompt to solve this system restore error.

Now, I will show how to check Windows system files by using Command Prompt step by step.

Step 1: Type Command Prompt in search box. Choose Command Prompt in the list and right-click it.

Then choose Run as administrator from the context menu.

Step 2: Then type sfc/scannow command and you should wait patiently since this process will take much time.

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Step 3: After checking, if you get the message "Windows Resource protection did not find any integrity violations" which means that there is no wrong on your system file, you can try to restart your computer, try to restore system again and check whether file system corruption on local disk C issue still occurs.

Fix#2.Check File System Check File System by Command Prompt

File system error can also lead to the issue "Windows has detected file system corruption", you can try to check file system to solve file system corruption on local disk C.

Next, I will introduce how to check file system step by step.

Step 1: Type Command Prompt in the search box of Windows 10 and choose it in the list. Then right-click it and choose Run as administrator.

Step 2: Type chkdsk c: /f command and hit Enter to continue.

Step 3: You need to type Y to schedule this volume to be checked when you next restart your operating system because the volume is in use by another process.

After that, you can restart your computer to check whether the issue "Windows has detected the file system corruption" still occurs.

Check File System by MiniTool Partition Wizard

In order to check file system, you can also use a kind of free professional partition management software since it even can help you to check and fix the error. It is MiniTool Partition Wizard specializing in optimizing partition and disk use.

With its various features, it can handle all kind of partition and disk matters. For example, it can help you to convert MBR to GPT without data loss and to clone hard drive to SSD.

As to checking file system, MiniTool Partition Wizard is competent and it is very easy to operate. Next, I will introduce how to check file system by using MiniTool Partition Wizard.

First of all, you can get the free partition management software – MiniTool Partition Wizard Free or purchase an advanced one from the following buttons.

Now, I will introduce how to check file system in detail.

Step 1: Install this free software and launch it to enter its main interface.

Step 2: Selected the C partition and choose Check File System from the left panel or from the context menu.

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Step 3: In the next popup window, you can see two options. You can choose either based on your own needs.

Then click Start to continue.

Check only helps check the errors of file system.

Check & fix detected errors helps to check as well as repair errors of file system.

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Step 4: Then you will see a warning message and click Yes to continue. Next, click Cancel to return to the main interface.

After that, you can restart your computer and try to check whether the issue "Windows has detected file system corruption" is solved.

Fix#3.Run Disk Defragment from Command Prompt

You can also take advantage of disk defragment to solve file system corruption on local disk C issue.

Now, the detailed operations are as follows.

Step 1: Type Command Prompt in the search box of Windows 10 and choose it in the list. Then right-click it and choose Run as administrator.

Step 2: Type the defrag.exe c: -a command and hit Enter to perform an analysis of C drive.

Step 3: Type the defrag.exe c: command and hit Enter to perform defragment of the C drive.

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After that, you can restart your computer to check whether the system restore failed issue is solved.

Fix#4.Reset the Computer

If above methods are not effective, you can try to reset your computer without losing personal files to solve the issue "Windows had detected the file system on OS."

There is a feature of Windows 10 called Reset This PC which can help you to choose to keep your personal files or remove them and then reinstall Windows 10.

Now, the detailed operations are as follows.

Step 1: Right-click Start, choose Setting, then go to Update & Security.

Step 2: Next, choose Recovery in the left panel and click Get started under Reset this PC section.

Step 3: In the next popup windows, you will see two options. If you want to reset your computer without losing data you can choose Keep my Files.

Step 4: After things get ready, you will see a popup window that reminds you that which programs will be removed. And you need to click Next to continue.

Step 5: In the next popup window, you need to click Reset to continue to reinstall your Windows 10 without losing personal files.

After resetting your computer, you can create a system restore point and try to check whether system restore error is solved.

Create a System Image with Windows Snap-in Software

After you have solved the issue "Windows has detected the file system corruption", it is recommended to create a system image so as to avoid some accidents since you can take advantage of this system image to restore to previous state.

Step 1: Type Control Panel in the search box of Windows 10 and enter its main interface. Then change the View by in the right corner to Large icons and choose Backup and Restore (Windows 7) to continue.

Step 2: Choose Create a system image in the left panel to continue.

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Step 3: In the next popup window, you are required to choose a hard drive to store the system image. There are three options that you can choose.

And it is recommended to choose an external hard drive as the destination drive. Then click Next to continue.

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Step 4: In the next popup window, you can see that the system related partitions are chosen by default. If you want to back up a whole disk, you need to check the data partitions of the current system disk.

Then click Next to continue.

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Step 5: Then, you need to confirm the backup settings and click choose the partition you want to backup and click Next to continue to perform the task.

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After that, you can successfully complete the creating system image task. If you need, you can go to WinPE, and navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > System Image Recovery to restore to earlier date.

Backup Window 10 with MiniTool ShadowMaker

Besides the Windows snap-in backup software, I will introduce another way to backup Windows with ease, which is using a piece of professional backup software.

Fortunately, MiniTool® Software Limited provides you with such a piece of free backup software that is MiniTool ShadowMaker. It is a type of professional backup software which is designed to deal with various backup matters with its multiple features.

Step 1: Install this software and launch it. Then click Connect in the Local tab to enter its main interface.

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Step 2: After entering its main interface, if you haven’t used MiniTool ShadowMaker to perform any backup action, MiniTool ShadowMaker will remind you to backup immediately.

You just need to click SET UP BACKUP to enter Backup page. MiniTool ShadowMaker is designed to back up system by default.

MiniTool ShadowMaker also automatically chooses the destination. You can choose another destination by clicking Destination tab.

Tip: It is recommended to choose an external hard drive as the destination.

After choosing the source and destination, you can click Back up Now button to perform the task immediately. Or you can click Back up Later to delay the process.

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Note:

  1. You can manage your backup matter on a regular basis through Schedule setting.
  2. The Scheme contains Full Scheme, Incremental Scheme a…ferential Scheme. However, the free edition cannot support to change backup scheme.
  3. You can set more advanced backup parameters though Options.

Step 3: You can manage your backup matters on the Manage page.

About MiniTool ShadowMaker

MiniTool ShadowMaker Free is an all-in-one system backup and data protection solution that can be used to back up system/disk/files/folders, to customize backup schedule, to manage disk space taken up by backup files, to create WinPE bootable media, to clone hard drive, and so on. MiniTool released the very first version – MiniTool ShadowMaker 1.0 in September 2017.

Learn more about MiniTool ShadowMaker:

www.minitool.com/backup/shadowmaker-pro.html

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