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How to troubleshoot Segate HDD
Oct 26, 2012, 7:29 AM
I have a Seagate 1 TB HDD that is ~ 2 years old and is now giving me read errors once in a while. I was wondering how do I go about accessing its state. Is it dying?
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 26, 2012, 7:51 AM
Try a comprehensive SMART diagnostic. Look for reallocated, pending, or uncorrectable sectors.
HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux):
HDDScan for Windows:
See this article for SMART info:
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