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 272 G Storage January 23, 2013 7:14:54 AM Share 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 Can Windows 7 SMART warning be trusted? Forum S.M.A.R.T . and false positives Forum Is my HDD failing (based on these S.M.A.R.T . Tests)? Forum Hard Drive "assembly" temps way high on hwmonitor? Forum Help with SMART readouts for 1tb Samsung HDD Forum Offical Harddisk tool VS non-offical harddisk tool Forum Please I want a solution to this problem, SMART Status BAD, Backup and Replace e Forum Problem with HDD Forum Is my HDD dead or recoverable? Forum HDD Data Diagnostics/chkdsk conflict Forum Very Slow External HDD Forum lsass read /write to HDD ? Forum Installing 2nd HDD - Raw Read Error Rate? Forum Super Slow HDD Forum Hard Drive Failure? Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum Leaving windows 7 on HDD with new ssd (new build) Forum Getting SSD and using old HDD in new build. Forum Windows 7 OS read a Windows xp hard drive Forum Hot Swap HDD compatability? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !