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Old 03-20-2006, 11:43 AM   #1
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Any software exist to check the health status of the harddisk?


For example, spin up time, bad sector....
 
Old 03-20-2006, 11:47 AM   #2
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I use the manufacturer's utilities for checking hard drives.
They check the electronics and the disk. Not sure they will do all you want.
 
Old 03-20-2006, 12:01 PM   #3
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Take a look at smartmontools. It will read the SMART data from hard drives. This allows you to monitor health without taking your system down.
 
  


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