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You’d like to check your hard drive for problems. Which chkdsk option will examine every sector of the disk and attempt to correct any bad sectors?

A) chkdsk /r

B) chkdsk /e

C) chkdsk /f

D) chkdsk /s

E) chkdsk /idontrecall

The answer: A) chkdsk /r

The /r option on the chkdsk command will both identify and repair logical errors and scan the drive in an attempt to recover data from bad sectors.

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