CompTIA A+ Core 2 Question B-20

A technician receives a call regarding a PC’s slow performance. The client states that most applications are slow to respond; boot up and shutdown take much longer than they used to. Hard drive diagnostics pass, but there are error messages in the event viewer stating that the file system is corrupt. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?

A. Reload the OS using FAT32 instead of NTFS.
B. Change the disk from basic to dynamic.
C. Run chkdsk with the /r switch and reboot the PC.
D. Open the defrag utility and run a drive analysis.

Correct Answer: C