Is there a free software program, that can check the condition of hard drives. Pata/Ide and Sata.
Thanks In Advance
try the "Drive Utilities section over at majorgeeks.com(my favorite place for free programs)
Try CrystalDisk Info. A lot of information is shown
Thanks Geno888. I will give crystal disk info a try.
any HDD manufacturer has free diagnostic software available for free
There's also The Ultimate Boot CD, a very useful addition to anyone's toolkit.
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