Solved Is it safe to use HDDScan to read SMART Attributes of HDD Tags: Hard Drives Health Software Storage Last response: January 23, 2013 3:15 PM in Storage Share jayadratha January 23, 2013 6:02:58 AM Is HDDScan software is good for health of HDD? I mean is it safe to use this HDDScan to read smart attributes? Please give your opinions... More about : safe hddscan read smart attributes hdd Best solution fzabkar a c 195 G Storage January 23, 2013 7:14:54 AM Reading the SMART data is fine. That's requires accessing just a few sectors. However, if your drive has weak heads, then avoid the full surface scan. jayadratha January 23, 2013 3:15:43 PM Best answer selected by jayadratha. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan Windows 7 SMART warning be trusted? ForumS.M.A.R.T . and false positives ForumIs my HDD failing (based on these S.M.A.R.T . Tests)? ForumHard Drive "assembly" temps way high on hwmonitor? ForumHelp with SMART readouts for 1tb Samsung HDD ForumOffical Harddisk tool VS non-offical harddisk tool ForumPlease I want a solution to this problem, SMART Status BAD, Backup and Replace e ForumProblem with HDD ForumIs my HDD dead or recoverable? ForumHDD Data Diagnostics/chkdsk conflict ForumVery Slow External HDD Forumlsass read /write to HDD ? ForumInstalling 2nd HDD - Raw Read Error Rate? ForumSuper Slow HDD ForumHard Drive Failure? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumLeaving windows 7 on HDD with new ssd (new build) ForumGetting SSD and using old HDD in new build. ForumWindows 7 OS read a Windows xp hard drive ForumHot Swap HDD compatability? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !