Check if Your Hard Drive is Dying.


Hello Friends, You might not know That Hard Drives Use S.M.A.R.T (Self Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) To Determine If They Are Failing.You can Check your hard drive S.M.A.R.T. Data if it has started facing Problems.

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Windows Doesnt provide easy to use built in tool , through which you can check your S.M.A.R.T Data. You will have to use a third party tool to view this Information.but There is a way through Command prompt.

CrystalDiskInfo Is an Easy to use program that can display your S.M.A.R.T. Status that is reported by Your Hard Drive in Windows.
Download it from HERE,

After Downloading. install it, if it ask to download hotspot shield while installing. just uncheck that box.

Once Installed, launch the application to check the S.M.A.R.T. Status of your Hard Drive.
if everything is working alright then it should show the status GOOD.
It also Displayes other info like Temperature and other hardware specifications.


You can also check This INFO by using CMD without Installing Third Party Software.

Open Command Prompt Window. (Start> Run > Type cmd and press enter.

Now in Command prompt Type the following command.


diskdrive get status

It should like the below pic.

If everything is alright then it will show you OK status. Any other status means its having some issues getting S.M.A.R.T status.

Tip= I recommend to have a uptodate Backup of all your usefull data from your Hard drive as Hard Drive can Fail any time.
Backup your data in external hard disk or Burn Disk.

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