How to See If Your Hard Drive Is Dying with S.M.A.R.T.

Hard drives use S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) to gauge their own reliability and determine if they’re failing.  You can view your hard drive’s S.M.A.R.T. data and see if it has started to develop problems. Hard drives don’t live forever, and you often can’t see the end coming. Fortunately, most modern drives support S.M.A.R.T., … Continue reading How to See If Your Hard Drive Is Dying with S.M.A.R.T.