series This post is part of the 17 Tips Series on How to Make Windows Run Faster.

SCANDISK is a great but often overlooked utility in Windows XP, which checks and repairs file systems, bad clusters and wrong file sizes on your hard drive. If you have some problems in your hardware and hardware, then they have the potential of slowing down your Windows XP. If you want to speed up XP and make XP run faster, then it is good practice to scan your hard disk with ScanDisk.

How to fix system errors and make windows run faster


There are 3 simple steps.

  • Click on Start > Run.
  • Type chkdsk /f C: and press OK.
  • If you have more than one Hard Disk, or multiple partitions on your hard drive, then repeat the process for other partitions by just replacing the drive letter.

That is all. You might not experience the improvement in certain cases, but in some cases, it will make Windows XP faster.

See also the other 16 tips to How to Make Windows Run Faster.