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Fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check in Windows 10

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Getting Data error cyclic redundancy check while copying some files or folders to the disk drive or External Drive ? Cyclic Redundancy Check is an error-detecting code used for data verification. When you get this error message, it means there is something wrong with the files or the hard drive. Also sometimes this error occurs in Outlook as well, after outlook tool download emails to your computer, Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check error preventing you from viewing the messages that you downloaded. This issue may occur if your personal folder file is corrupted.

What is cyclic redundancy check ?

A cyclic redundancy check (CRC) is a data verification method or an error-detecting code commonly used in digital networks and storage devices to detect accidental changes to raw data. And this Cyclic Redundancy Check Error cause by various factors such as registry corruption, misconfigured files, cluttered hard disk, power loss, etc. This error restricts you from copying files, makes the hard disc inaccessible as well as causing trouble in initializing.




Fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check

After Understand what is this Cyclic Redundancy Check on windows computer and Why Getting Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem while copying data or drive not accessible with This Error lets Discuss about the solutions to Fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check to get back drive working error free.

Basic Solutions

If you Are getting the Error for a External USB or HDD ( won’t copied data, drive not accessible ) and Data on the Drive is not important for you then Simply Right click and Format drive. But if you find the file an important one, you need to First recover it from the error with assistance of EaseUs Data Recovery or Wondershare Data Recovery tool.

Note : Bellow solutions Are applicable to Fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check for All HDD, External HDD or USB drives.

Run Disk Error Checking Tool

First Try to Fix the Error with help of Windows built-in Utility Disk Error Checking Tool. To Run this Tool from Right click the drive that keeps saying cyclic redundancy check, then choose Properties -> Tools.  Next, click Check Now under “Error Checking” As shown bellow image.

check disk Errors
check disk Errors

Then click on Scan and repair drive to check and fix the drive errors. if you are Windows 7 users Tick “Automatically fix the file system errors” and press Start to do a basic check and automatically repair the problems it has found.

Repair using CHKDSK

Also you can Run powerful CHKDSK command with some extra parameters to force chkdsk to check and repair the disk drive errors. First open Command prompt as administrator

Run cmd as administrator to have the full privileges. Then type chkdsk D: /f /r and press Enter. The letter “D” should be in accordance with the drive you’d like to run the scan on.

command to check Disk Errors
command to check Disk Errors

Then wait for the scan to complete. Once it is finished, CHKDSK will show you report, Now Restart your computer to start everything afresh.

Change the drive letter

If you notice Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem started After change the Disk Drive Letter, Then try restoring the previous letter.




To Do this open Disk management by press Win + R, Type diskmgmt.msc and hit Enter key. Select the problematic drive > right-click it > select Change driver letters and paths. Click on the Change button > restore the previous driver letter > click OK.

change the Drive letter
change the Drive letter

Use diskpart Tool

Note : If you Are having this Problem on System Drive ( C : Drive ), Do not apply bellow steps. Contact computer technician or HDD support to resolve the issue. )

Also you can fix the ‘Data error (cyclic redundancy check)’ error using the Diskpart ( A powerful tool for hard drive management )Command Tool. Note : This Steps Delete your Data, Be careful, and Backup your Data before perform this steps.

Do do this click on Start menu search Type Diskpart and hit enter key. Then type the list disk command to identify all the available devices. Then type list volume to list all available Disk drive letters. Now Type select Volume D ( Note : Replace D with the volume number assigned to the device) to select the problematic drive . Then Type clean command to clean the drive.

Disk Part Tool
Disk Part Tool

Now, you’re going to create a new partition using the create partition primary command. Type the command select partition 1 to select the recently added partition. Then type the command activate to activate the new partition and the command format FS=NTFS label=[add the letter your new drive] quick. Type the command without the brackets. Type assign letter=Y (replace Y with the letter that you want to assign to the device).




Format The drive

If Above All solution didn’t work, Still Getting Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check  then try formatting the problematic drive. Note : Formatting The Drive will Erase all Data, But the Data is most important for you then you can use professional Data Recovery Tool to recover the data. and This Step is not applicable for system dirves ( C: Drive )

To format the Drive open Command prompt as administrator then type format D: /FS:NTFS and hit enter key. ( Note : Replace D: with the letter of the problematic Drive. )

Format Drive Using CMD
Format Drive Using CMD

These Are some Most applicable Solutions To fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem for All HDD, External Drive or USB Drives. I hope After Apply above solutions your disk drive will work normally or If still having the Same problem, I think its time to check the Disk with Manufacturer for support.

Data error (cyclic redundancy check)’ on Outlook

If you are getting cyclic redundancy check error on Outlook. Then First Check The Drive Errors using CHKDSK Utility and Repair Corrupted system files. And Repair your Personal Storage Table ( PST ) file with the Inbox Repair Tool with help of Microsoft’s support page.

Also Read From our blog Fix Windows 10 Fall Creators Upgrade Installation Stuck or Failed.

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