"ProactiveScan" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Chkdsk\ProactiveScan" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Chkdsk\ProactiveScan" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Chkdsk\ProactiveScan" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: ProactiveScan
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Chkdsk
Description: NTFS Volume Health Scan
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers:
History:

"ProactiveScan" is scheduled with no triggers..

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\Chkdsk\ProactiveScan" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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