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Old 11-22-2006, 10:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does WD have any hard Drive testing utilities?

I got a client's clients computer where their data become corrupt of not reason. I just want to make sure that it's the hard drive that is at fault, and not any thing else.

Failing WD, any other third party programs that can write and rewrite to the harddrive would be helpful.
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Have you tried Chkdsk?

The Ultimate Boot disk has the Western digital program you speak of and much more.
In fact it has SERVERAL HD diagnostic tools. And Much more, Again.

At any rate, back it all up immediatly.
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Clients data has been backed up a long time ago. I found LifeGuard on Western Digital's Website.
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Yep, UBD def has that one.
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I did some googling this afternoon, and I have found the following hard drive utilities for other manufacturer.

However if any one has a link for an NEC and TOSHIBA hard drive utilities, I would be greatful.
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