How to run a check disk on a DX8000/DX8100.


Bad sector on a DX8000/DX8100 internal hard drive.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DX8000 Series
  • DX8100 Series


  • Power surge
  • Heat


  1. On the DX8000/DX8100 login with admin account.
  2. Select [File] then [Exit].
  3. When prompt "What do you want the DX8000 to do?" select [Exit to windows mode].
  4. Login to Windows, (User: DX8000ADM)(Password:dx8000), (User: DX8100ADM)(Password:dx8100)
  5. Select Start > Run and type CMD then Press enter.
  6. Once in the DOS menu type chkdsk (drive letter) /f - example chkdsk c: /f
    Note: Run chkdsk on each drive letter.
  7. If any errors are found Windows may repair the disk, if disk is not repairable then you will have to replaced the hard drive.