Every computer user has to run CHKDSK once in a while as i t is not something to keep at bay. Instead, it is the first thing that come in every user's mind while repairing a hard disk. However, during execution of Check disk, you may encounter a common error that is CHKDSK failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50. This post will elaborate why Check disk fails to transfer log data to the event log, what can be the result & solution for this error.
More often than not, you encounter the error "Failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50" after completion of CHKDSK execution in command prompt as shown below:
In event viewer, the event log service stores the information about application, security & system event. Event log helps you analyze and diagnose the source of system problems. CHKDSK often gives the error 'failed to transfer logged messages to the event log' when it is not able to record either a file error in application log, invalid & valid logon attempts in security log, or failure of a driver in system log. One of the most common reason for this error is having bad sectors in Windows partition. If there is a corruption in the disk then it is more likely to get this error every time you run CHKDSK because data cannot be written to the corrupted clusters. Another reason is when you run Check Disk utility from an installation disk, since log data cannot be copied to the installation disk, so you had better run CHKDSK within Windows operating system. Also get solution for chkdsk fails to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50. You can visit For more chkdsk error
To avert this error named 'failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50' you can run CHKDSK command as shown below that will recover readable information from bad sectors & repair file system errors in Windows 7, 8, 10, XP, Vista.
CHKDSK C: /R /F /V
Since most of the time this error indicates corruption in a hard disk that cannot be recovered by running CHKDSK, it is plausible that your files are getting damaged that cause data loss. The only solution for recovering corrupted files & restoring lost, deleted files is to get a tool to recover files that CHKDSK cannot retrieve.