UPDATE: Chkdsk / F Parameter Is Not Valid

 

Sometimes your system may display an error stating that the chkdsk / f parameter is invalid. This problem can be caused by a number of reasons.

Filtered. DOS / Windows error message indicating that DOS does not understand the command line. This indicates that the switch is not being used correctly. When entering path names, you must use a backslash (\), not a forward slash (/).

 

 

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However, every time I type chkdsk / p, I get an invalid parameter – / p

This is because the / P parameter is not valid for chkdsk. Are you typing chkdsk /? at the command line to display valid switches.

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