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Old 10-19-2005, 11:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone know of any program's out to test to see if a hard drive is failing?
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Old 10-19-2005, 11:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/

there you can download the .iso for ultimate boot disk it has more then 5 programs to test Harddrives On it I believe, it also has alot of other crap.

You gotta burn the .iso file to a blank CD R using DVD shrink or nero. I believe.

Its bootable. Ultimate "boot" disk
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Old 10-19-2005, 11:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thank's checking out it now
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Old 10-20-2005, 12:11 AM   #4 (permalink)
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also depending on the manufacturer they may provide software to test their drives. you could run a burn in test using Si Sandra or something with some heavy filesystem benchmarking.
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You can do it in XP etc. In My Computer, right click on the hard drive Icon and then go to tools and use check disk. However, there are a huge number of software programs that do this: If you have a Western digital, Seagate or Maxtor drive, et. al., they have downloadable utilities on their respecitve web sites that will allow you to do a thourough HD evaluation or there are programs like Hard Drive(disk?) Mechanic etc. Just Google "Hard Drive Test Software".
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