Data error: Cyclic redundancy check – We have the fix

Cyclic redundancy check is a tool that Windows uses to check the accuracy of the data present on the hard disks of the computer. Now the CRC error can take place due to any hard drive malfunction, corruption of registry, or incomplete program installation. Luckily, we have the fix to this error and we’ve compiled all the methods that can fix this error in this step by step guide.

How to fix the Cyclic redundancy check error?

Perform an SFC scan:

Restoring PC to a restore point:

  • Press the Windows key + S key
  • Now enter system restore.
  • The select create a system restore point.
  • Now click on the system restore button.
  • The system restore window will appear on your screen. Click Next
  • Now select the restore point of your choice and click Next to proceed.
  • And follow the instructions on the screen to complete the process.
  • Press Windows key + X key
  • The command prompt window will open click on the run an administrator.
  • Now type in the following command.


  • Then press Enter
  • Let the command run after that Restart your PC and the SFC scan will eliminate any corrupted files after that

Run the chkdsk utility:

  • Press the Windows key + X key
  • Now press and hold the A Key, then click on Windows PowerShell and run it as admin
  • Click Yes to proceed with the process
  • Now type in the following command


  • Then press Enter

Use a data recovery tool:

If the above-mentioned methods don’t work then you can use a data recovery tool to recover the files.


We hope that you were able to fix the CRC using this detailed guide.

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