By themselves, the problems with USB drives can be attributed to varieties are small, but unfortunately, even such a small problem can be quite unpleasant. Perhaps for many it is easier to buy a new drive than to figure out what happened and how to solve the urgent problem. Especially since they now sell everywhere. But sometimes a USB flash drive with large memory can be very costly, and the information stored on it, is very important. In order to make future there are no unexpected troubles, users need to regularly check your device for errors and malicious software, the more it can be done easily and quickly.

Check via command line

Check the flash drive using standard operating system tools in Windows. For this you need to run the command line. You can do this in the start menu, click Run. In the window that appears type chkdsk g: /f. Instead of g one should substitute the wrong letter, which indicated the flash drive on the user's computer (you can see this in "My computer"). This procedure will help to detect broken sectors and the different kinds of errors. In addition, such manipulations are able to solve most of the problems connected with the stick. When the verification procedure is completed, the user will be presented a special report that will list detected issues, and the list eliminated.

Checking with the optional

Of course, in addition to the standard software Widnows, there are many other tools which can also check the flash drive for the presence of a variety of errors. For example, the user can use the features of the program Check of the Flash. It is one of the most effective, but, unfortunately, will delete all data on the device. So first you need to copy the important files to the computer and then check the flash drive. In the main window of the program Check Flash need to put a tick against the field "As physical device", and under "access Type", put the name of the stick. In the "Device" mark the "read Stability" and then "Action". When all is done, you can press the button "start" and wait for the end of the test.

Also you can use USB Security, the principle of which is almost indistinguishable from the previous version. In "Settings" the user must set the necessary values to choose an action and a flash drive), then you can run the test.