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harddrive error testing software

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by reverze, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. reverze

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    Well so far in the past two days I've had 3 lock ups followed by an error saying "a disk read error occurred"

    I need some type of software to test my harddrive and make sure it's ok.

    Suggestions?
     
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    reverze says thanks.
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    Sure is the black in my specs.

    Thanks peet appreciate it.
     
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    no problem, I find the maufacturers tests to be more up to date than Hyrens or UBCD.
     
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    HDTach is good to benchmark your drives to see if you have any performance issues. Also I use HD Tune to scan sectors.
     
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    I've always just used chkdsk (built into windows... right click on a drive, go to properties, tools, error checking)
     
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    Seatools can detect and sometimes fix that kind of thing. The sata controller can also cause that error if you try switching the hdd to another sata port.
     
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    I now think it has something to do with possibly the RAM.

    Just was in WoW when the music start repating, soon after I blue screened.


    [​IMG]

    Running Orthos now...
     
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    Screw Orthos, get memtest86+ (the bootable one)
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Find out what program that was terminated to cause the BSOD.
     
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    How?
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Go to the event viewer in control panel.
     

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