how do you know if hard drive is faulty Tags: Hard Drives Data Recovery Toshiba Storage Last response: July 4, 2011 12:28 AM in Storage Share dusterdd July 3, 2011 8:20:22 PM Have Toshiba 5 year old lap Got problems anyway tried sytem recovery disc ,,,,started ok restarted then nothing How can i check my hard drive Dave More about : hard drive faulty | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove fzabkar July 3, 2011 10:38:32 PM You need to perform a full surface scan of your drive. MHDD is one program that can do this: http://hddguru.com/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/ http://hddguru.com/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/mhdd_manual... | Report abuse pjmelect July 4, 2011 12:28:36 AM If you find out the manufacturer of the hard drive in the laptop you can go to their web site and download their diagnostic software. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage> how do you know if hard drive is faulty> Related ressources: ForumHow do I tell if the hard drive is faulty or the case? ForumCompaq R4000 won't boot! Faulty hard drive ? ForumHow to boot a faulty hard disk ForumHow I know if my psu is good or faulty ? ForumNeed help recovering files from a faulty drive ForumCould a faulty hard drive have damaged a motherboard ? ForumFaulty Hard Drive ?? help ForumSound and optical drive faulty (P5KPL-CM) ForumFaulty hard drive ? ForumFaulty motherboard of ram? ForumFaulty GTX 680 or somthing else? ForumCan a faulty PSU cause high usage/load of CPU/GPU ?? ForumHow to know when Hard drive is being accessed? ForumHow to recover data from a broken external hard drive ForumHow to recover data from a unrecognized external hard drive ForumHow do u know if a hard drive will work with your computer? ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumHard drive failure ForumExternal hard drive data ForumMy old case of external hard drive was damaged. I bought a new one but it did no More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !