Hard disk is the most crucial components of our computer as it stores our most crucial data. In my college life I have corrupted my hard disk 2 times in single year and finally when drive goes dead and it was out of warranty, I was left with no back up with me, I had lost almost all the crucial data from my hard disk.
So, it could happen to any one as the hard disk build quality has been degrading day by day irrespective of any brand because of cost of hard drive is lowering down.
Today, we have come up with some free tools which lets you inspect your hard drive condition using the S.M.A.R.T Technology – which means Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology
S.M.A.R.T Technology examines any hard disk on the basis of some smart attributes out of which some of them are:
- Read Error Rate
- Spin-Up Time
- Start/Stop Count
- Spin Retry Count
There are lot more other SMART attributes which collectively decides the status of your hard drive.
Let’s see all those SMART hard disk monitoring tools for monitor the health status of your hard drive.