How can I test my hard drive? Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: October 14, 2009 3:31 PM in Storage Share jowww87 October 14, 2009 3:27:01 PM How can I test my hard drive for bad sectors and whatnot? Are there any good (and free) programs that you guys could recommend for doing this? Thanks! More about : test hard drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove sub mesa October 14, 2009 3:31:56 PM A simple windows application is HDTune, you may need the Pro evaluation version though i'm not sure, the non-pro is really free. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How can I test my hard drive?> Related ressources: ForumHow to test toshiba hard drive ForumHow do I test my hard drive from BIOS? ForumHow do I test my hard drive speed/throughput?? ForumTest Toshiba Laptop Hard Drive and Memory Tests ForumHow do I test if my Hard Drive is nearly worn out?? ForumRun hard drive test on asus ForumHow to test degree of connected hard drive latency? ForumDoes *any* hard drive pass the "long test "? Forum[ Hard Disks] Best way to tax a new hard drive to test reliability? ForumNoise from Hard Drive , but it passed bad sector test ? ForumIs my SATA Hard drive configured correctly - Sandra test ForumWhat application can i use to test speed of hard drive ? ForumHow to Clean SSD Drive after Speed Test /Defrag ForumHow Do I Erase Data on a Dead Hard Drive ? ForumHow to fix corrupted files in external hard drive ForumSegate hard drive not recognized how to recover data ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumInstalled new hard drive ... no boot data ForumWhat hard drive to buy for VIA KM400A Forum1 TB external hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !