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Is it safe to use HDDScan to read SMART Attributes of HDD

Last response: in Storage
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...

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a c 272 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.
January 23, 2013 3:15:43 PM

Best answer selected by jayadratha.