Wednesday, February 9, 2011

TUNE UP YOUR HARD DISK.

If your hard drive may not be performing correctly or if you want to test your hard drive for errors, HD Tune can be very useful. Although testing with this software is not a substitute for regular backups, it can detect problems with drives.

We first need to install HD Tune. You may need to scroll down the page to find the free HD Tune software link . Save and install the software.

HD Tune Pro is a hard disk / SSD utility which has the following functions:

• Benchmark: measures the low-level performance (read/write)
• File Benchmark: measures the file performance (read/write)
• Random Access: measures the random access performance (read/write)
• Extra Tests: includes several quick tests to show the most important performance
parameters (read/write)
• Cache Test
• Info: shows detailed information
• Health: checks the health status by using SMART, data can be logged
• Error Scan: scans the surface for errors
• Erase: securely erases all data from the disk
• Disk Monitor: monitors disk access
• Folder View: shows disk space usage for each folder
• AAM: reduces noise or increases seek performance
• Temperature display

HD Tune Pro may also work with other storage devices such as memory cards, USB sticks,
iPods, etc.

Usage:

1. Select hard drive
2. Show temperature statistics
3. Current temperature display
4. Copy results or info to clipboard
5. Copy screenshot to clipboard
6. Save screenshot as png file
7. Options
8. Minimize to tray
9. Exit program
10. Select function
11.Menu

System requirements:

• Windows XP 32/64-bit , Windows Vista 32/64-bit, Windows 7 32/64-bit, Windows 2003
  Server with administrator rights
• 10 MB of free hard disk space




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