CheckDrive 2010: Scan and Fix Hard Disk Errors in Windows
In order to keep hard disks in healthy condition, it is always required to scan it regularly for errors and physical damages especially when an abnormal shutdown or restart takes place. For this purpose CheckDrive is a good application to try out.6 Free Tools to keep Windows clean [/alert-success]
CheckDrive is a free and simple application and works under Xp, Vista and Win 7. It shows all drives on your hard disk including the externally connected storage devices. You can choose any one among them for error scan. It scans the selected drive quickly and you can also view details of the drive with respect to total space used and free.
This utility also provides information about the number of garbage files and amount of defragmentation on the scanned partition. To find garbage files it gives washandgo and for defragmenting it provides Jetdrive, these can be downloaded by clicking on the provided link in the software.[alert-note]Does Defragmenting Shorten HDDs Life? Are Files Deleted?[/alert-note]
When this application is run for the first time, it asks for your Email address and sends you a serial number, this takes no time and soon you will be ready to work with it.
This is a useful and simple application. I did not find the defragment statics useful and hence downloading the given application for defragmentation is not required.
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