Disk repair tool AHCI compatible

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by AlexC, Jan 10, 2012.

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  1. AlexC

    AlexC Registered Member

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    Is there free tool ACHI compatible able to find bad sectors?

    My alternative to MHDD (that isn't AHCI compatible) is HDAT2, but i don't find it reliable at all... Any good alternatives?

    Thanks in advance :thumb:
     
  2. MrBrian

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    What version of HDAT2 are you using?
     
  3. AlexC

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    I have to check it tomorrow to be sure, but i think is 4.53.
    I don't find it reliable because HDAT2 reported 0 bad sectors, but MHDD found 5 bad sectors and HDD Regenerator fixed 6 bad sectors and solved the problem (occasional blue screen and shutdown)...
     
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    Yes, the version is 4.53.
     
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    Some newer HDAT2 versions had some tests disabled, but I believe that version is OK.

    Others you could try are HD Tune, HDDScan, chkdsk /r, and hard disk manufacturer utilities.
     
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    Thanks MrBrian, i didn't knew HDDScan, i'll try it :thumb:
     
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