Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: SMART status - Unknown ?

24 Oct 2010   #1

7 Prof
SMART status - Unknown ?

This is a little unusual.
It's an external USB 3.0 1TB 2.5" WD

Usually, for all drives, you can get the health status plus the other info/stats on the drive, internal or external. So what's going on with this one?

Attached Thumbnails
SMART status -  Unknown ?-capture.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

That version of CDI is over a year old. Update it to current 3.9.1

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 SMART status - Unknown ?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How smart is SMART now?
HArd Disk Smart Status Bad - Western Digital
When I plug in my Western Digital it gives me the following error: "IDE Channel 2 Slave Hard Disk..... S.m.a.r.t Status Bad Warning: Immediately Back Up" It is a WD 5000YS, I guess....... It will not allow my computer to boot when I plug it in. If I connect it alone or with my other HD...
Hardware & Devices
Windows Recovery disk shows operating system: Unknown on (Unknown)
I've been trolling the forums here for a while. Lots of great info but now I actually have an issue where I need some assistance. :D When I was booting one day last week I got a nasty BSOD when Windows was trying to load. Then on the next reboot Windows 7 said it couldn't load and needed to do...
BSOD Help and Support
Minidriver for unknown smart card
CALLING ALL SMARTCARD GENIAE! Hey guys, Although I'm using Windows 8, the cryptography and smart card services are identical to Windows 7 and this forum has far more exposure than the Windows 8 forum. Basically, I have a Omnikey Cardman 4040 (PCMCIA) and a bunch of Smart Cards (SLE4442)...
Everything You Need To Know About Smart TV
Read more at: Maximum PC | Everything You Need To Know About Smart TV
Chillout Room
Samsung Smart Panel stating "Printer status not available"
I have no idea what is causing this, but it is preventing me from printing two-sided. I can't see ink levels, the Smart Panel won't tell me when it is printing, in power-save mode, distributing ink, out of paper, or even when one of the covers is open. It just sits there with the message "Printer...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:28.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App