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hard drive monitoring
« on: April 03, 2012, 07:56:21 AM »
Hey Shane,

     I'm using acronis hard drive monitoring program. s.m.a.r.t information stopped working for my c drive but works for all my other drives. So I switched to crystal disk with same results (I used to be able to monitor the c drive). I checked this in the bios and s.m.a.r.t is enabled and I ran the test in bios and is working fine. Looks like windows isn't getting information anymore for my c drive. Any Idea what could possibly be wrong.


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Re: hard drive monitoring
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2012, 11:02:56 AM »
Might be a drive problem.

The programs are accessing the drive directly (I think)

How does this one work for you?
http://www.hdtune.com/

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Re: hard drive monitoring
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2012, 12:52:19 PM »
I went to disk management and it says disk is healthy.

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Re: hard drive monitoring
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2012, 01:24:31 PM »
I dont think that actually looks at the smart status but more just the file system that Windows keeps track of :wink:

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