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Windows 7: Best (free) Hard Drive Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7

23 Nov 2009   #1
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Best (free) Hard Drive Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7

Bootable, in-Windows, any would do =).

Thanks.


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24 Nov 2009   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I have not tried this program yet, but it was featured on Lifehacker, so it caught my eye.
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24 Nov 2009   #3
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Sweet.

Will give it a shot.

Thanks.
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24 Nov 2009   #4
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Worked perfectly.

Very small download, ~1.8 MB. Solid installer (no toolbars whatsoever), nice clean interface.

Thanks again.

EDIT: Although I really don't know how effective it really is, since it runs in-windows (there's a reason CHKDSK runs prior to loading the OS). But overall very nice app.

5/5.

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24 Nov 2009   #5
Qdos

 

On a dodgy drive there's nothing quite like Spinrite.

Most decent drive analysis software runs from a boot disk, therefore any of them will run independent of the actual operating system - so it makes no odds whether you run Linux, W7, or Windows 95...
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