How to Recover Orphaned Files Chkdsk

Unable to recover orphaned files after running chkdsk scan? This tutorial shows you how to recover orphaned files chkdsk with few clicks by yourself using powerful and easy-to-use file recovery software from Remo.

Chkdsk Orphaned File Recovery

“I have stored many important files on my Windows 10 PC. After an abrupt shut down of computer, I rebooted the system. However, when I try to open my file, Windows said, it is corrupted and need to run chkdsk to scan and fix the file. During the scan, chkdsk found my file but it displayed as “orphaned file”. Is it possible to perform chkdsk orphaned file recovery?”

Overview of chkdsk orphaned file recovery

Chkdsk is a free Windows disk scanning and checking utility. When there are some errors on your drive, Windows will prompt you to run the chkdsk command and fix the issue. The chkdsk.exe program will attempts to recover orphans while cataloging them. But sometimes, the chkdsk might fail in recovering orphaned files. When files turned orphaned, the associated applications is unable to run. In such case, Remo Recover file recovery software will help you on how to recover orphaned files chkdsk without damaging the original contents.

Recover orphaned files chkdsk with Remo Recover file recovery tool

Remo Recover with its powerful file recovery capacity and wizard-like interface enables you to perform chkdsk orphaned file recovery by yourself at an ease without any technical skills or data recovery experience.  The inbuilt algorithms of the file recovery utility quickly scans each and every sector of the disk to recover missing files after chkdsk, with high speed and performance. After recovery is done, it allows you to sort the files based on attributes like file name, type, date and size. In addition, you can use the software to bring back deleted files such as pictures, music, documents, videos, etc. which you lost after running chkdsk on Windows computer.

Steps to recover orphaned chkdsk files safely



Download Remo Recover file recovery tool to perform chkdsk orphaned file recovery within few simple steps. It is 100% safe and easy-to-use which won’t have any negative effect on the recovered orphaned files. Here is the detailed guide to recover orphaned files chkdsk:

Step 1: Run the software and click on the Recover Files option. Then click Browse to select the drive from which you want to recover CHKDSK orphaned files and click on the Scan button

Chkdsk orphaned file recovery - Home Screen

Figure 1: Home Screen

Step 2: The software now scans the selected drive and lists all the files

Chkdsk orphaned file recovery - File Type View

Figure 2: File Type View

Step 3: Now, enjoy a free preview of recovered files.

Chkdsk orphaned file recovery - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: And save required ones to any desired destination

Chkdsk orphaned file recovery - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files

Extra-ordinary features of Remo Recover file recovery:

  • Supports file recovery from various kinds of hard drives such as SATA, SCSI, IDE and SSD
  • Capable of recovering files from different file systems like NTFS5, NTFS, FAT32, FAT16 and ExFAT
  • Easily undelete files from hard disk drive, memory card, flash drive, FireWire device, pen drive and more
  • It retrieves files emptied from Recycle Bin or erased after format
  • Provides free trial version by which you can preview the recovered files before buying the software