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Is there a way to check the HDD health?

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My HDD seems to be making "loading" sounds lately, and tonight it made a couple clicking noises, not constantly, but it happened a couple times. Any way to see if it's in good shape?
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post #2 of 9
I take that back HD Tune is far better.
Edited by Bobicon - 2/8/11 at 10:01pm
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I think hd tune has an option
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post #4 of 9
SpeedFan can check your HDD's S.M.A.R.T. health, but if your HDD is starting to make clicking noises, it's time to start backing up all your data!
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hdtune
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by chuxanator View Post
I think hd tune has an option
hd tune does have a health option and an error check option
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I clicked on the Health tab in HD TUne and in the bottom left, it says Status Ok. So I should be fine right?
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post #8 of 9
HD Tune will check for sector errors. First make sure you back up your data.
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Razinhail View Post
SpeedFan can check your HDD's S.M.A.R.T. health, but if your HDD is starting to make clicking noises, it's time to start backing up all your data!
This ^^
After the scan or something it gives you an in-depth analysis online IIRC
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