Refreshes the state of all disks in a disk pack, attempts recovery on disks in an invalid pack, and resynchronizes mirrored volumes and RAID-5 volumes that have stale plex or parity data.


This DiskPart command is not available in any edition of Windows Vista.

For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.


recover [noerr]


Parameter Description


For scripting only. When an error is encountered, DiskPart continues to process commands as if the error did not occur. Without this parameter, an error causes DiskPart to exit with an error code.


  • This command operates on a disk pack.

  • This command applies only to packs with dynamic disks. If this command is used on a pack with a basic disk, it will not return an error but no action is taken.

  • This command operates on disks that are failed or failing. It also operates on volumes that are failed, failing, or in failed redundancy state.

  • A disk that is part of a disk pack must be selected for this command to succeed. Use the select disk command to select a disk and shift the focus to it.


To recover the disk pack that contains the disk with focus, type:


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