Top 3 Free Hard Disk Testing Tools

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 ·

There are many paid and free hard disk testing tools available in market which is very useful for checking the health of hard disk, these tools can tell where is the problem in your hard disk below are the top three testing tools for testing the hard disk.

Seagate SeaTools
Seagate SeaTools is free hard drive testing software that comes in two forms for home users:
• SeaTools for DOS supports Seagate or Maxtor drives and runs independent from your operating system on its own CD or disk, making it highly reliable.

• SeaTools for Windows is a program that installs on your Windows system. You can do basic and advanced testing of any kind of drive - internal or external - from any manufacturer.

Hitachi Drive Fitness Test
Hitachi Drive Fitness Test is free hard drive diagnostic software available for use on most drives available today.

The Hitachi Drive Fitness Test software is available as an ISO file which can be burned to a CD and then used to boot the computer. See the installation instructions from Hitachi in the link below for details.

Microsoft Windows Built-In Error Checking
Error Checking, sometimes referred to as scandisk, is a hard drive testing tool that comes with Microsoft Windows that can scan your hard drive in search of a wide range of errors.
This tool can also attempt to correct a number of hard drive problems.

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