How to Disable Chkdsk

Chkdsk(Chkdsk.exe) is a command-line tool that checks volumes for problems. For Linux, Chkdsk is called FSCK.

To disable automatic disk checking at Windows startup through registry,

(1) open regisry interface by “regedit” on runas

(2) go to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager

(3) In the right hand panel, double click BootExecute.

The default value of the key is autocheck autochk *

* means every drive is checked for consistency. Just add /K:C at the end before *. /K switch will disable autocheck on C: drive at Windows startup. So the final value should look like this:

autocheck autochk /k:C *

(4) If you want to add more drives, the key should look like this: (disabling C and D drives)

autocheck autochk /k:C /k:D *

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