Monitor Your HDD's Health, Keep your Data Safe!

My Computers stores tons of data and which is backed up regularly.But many people don't backup their data regularly saying that HDD seldom fails.As your PC is up more than 10hours a day, constantly downloading files or other Such actives with heavy Disk I/O.you never know when your HDD fails and you would hear a click-click sound of head crash. recently my friend lost his entire family photo collection, indeed said as all this childhood memories are now gone :(. there is nothing to worry about, just backup your precious data. you would do fine

Here are 2 tools I use to constantly monitor my HDD's Health. you can also use them, so next time whenever your HDD fails you know it before.this is done using a Inbuilt feature in HDD's called S.M.A.R.T.More information here: What is S.M.A.R.T. and how can we use it to avoid data disaster?

HDD Tune

This tool is useful for view S.M.A.R.T Information and checking bad sectors*. *It is a hard disk utility which has the following functions:

HD Tune is freeware!

Download HD Tune( Basic free Version)

SpeedFan

Speed Fan is a general monitoring Utility which monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. but here we are interested in S.M.A.R.T. info and showing hard disk temperature .

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Download(Freeware)

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