Checkdisk (CHKDSK) is great for checking a hard drive in your computer but what if you want to see the results after the computer has rebooted.  This is even more important when you schedule a checkdisk to run remotely and you want to see the results.  So where are the check disk logs located?

CHKDSK Logs Windows Event Viewer

Follow these steps to view the Check Disk (CHKDSK) results:

  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Open Administrative Tools
  3. Select Event Viewer.
  4. In the Event Viewer expand the Windows Logs
  5. Select the Application log.
  6. Right Click the Application log and select Find
  7. Type wininit in the box and click Find Next
  8. In the middle pane click the Source/wininit line that is found.
  9. In the south pane, you will see the complete log for the latest Check Disk (CHKDSK).