Solved Life time write from host number keep increasing !! Tags: Hard Drives HD Seagate Storage Last response: September 23, 2010 3:06 AM in Storage Share welliam September 11, 2010 11:08:13 AM Hi I have a new seagate 7200.12 1 tera drive and I have a strange number keep increased in hd tune , it called "life time write from host " picture: is that danger ? More about : life time write host number increasing jsc a b G Storage September 11, 2010 11:26:32 AM I googled the phrase "life time write from host " and got no hits at all. And Status says "OK". What does the program say it is? m 0 l welliam September 11, 2010 6:16:59 PM hi nothing in the manual - also the value display negative numbers now it seems a recycle counter but for what ?? m 0 l Related resources Upgrade Time In Jan or Keep Up Life Support on P4 2.8 - Forum Maximise battery life (i dont mean increase backup time) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution fzabkar a c 326 G Storage September 23, 2010 2:21:48 AM HD Tune often displays nonsensical results, eg negative counts. Either of the following will produce better output. HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux): http://www.hdsentinel.com/ HDDScan for Windows: http://hddscan.com/ See this article for an explanation of the SMART attributes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. The "life time write from host" attribute is a count of the total number of sectors written to the drive by your PC during the drive's lifetime, ie Total LBAs Written. Share welliam September 23, 2010 3:06:33 AM Best answer selected by mdk4ever. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !