For any user using computer, whether it is for business or for home, the valuable data stored in your hard drive. So you have to keep an eye on your hard drive which contains documents, email info and other personal info. You have to monitor the health condition of it to make sure your data is safe.
As I already mentioned that we can predict the death of hard drive with third party hard disk diagnostic utilities like hard drive inspector. CrystalDiskInfo is another hard disk diagnostic tool to monitor and find the health condition of hard drive. It is free to use.
There are advanced parameters that CrystalDiskInfo displays which you don’t need to understand but you can easily understand from health condition of hard drive displayed by CrystaldiskInfo.
Feature of CrystalDiskInfo
- supports S.M.A.R.T.
- easy to use and understand
- health condition ,hard drive details,temperature these will be shown .
- supports IDE and SATA hard drives.
- it’s a freeware.
How do I know My Hard drive is going to be Dead
These utilities certainly helpful in figuring out health conditions of your hard drive Good or bad. If your hard drive condition is bad, you have to backup your data and replace with another one. As some of hard drive manufacturers including S.M.A.R.T technology to find the upcoming failures of hard drive, if your hdd S.M.A.R.T status is bad, that is a symptom that it is going to fail.