Vista guide how to use disk utility
In windows vista there is a disk utility which checks your hard disk for error, bad sectors and recover information. You can troubleshoot your hard disk in windows vista. this is useful vista guide to check your hard disk.
In order to check a disk in Windows Vista, go to my computer and select the drive you want to check right-click on the disk and choose Properties as shown in below snap.
On the Properties page, click the Tools tab and click Check Now.
Select the options automatically fix file system error and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors checkboxes and click Start.
You cannot check the disk while it is in use. Windows vista perform disk check when in restart by choosing Schedule disk check.
Upon restart, you will see following screen which indicate that disk is checked for errors and repaired if needed.