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#1 Izzy

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 06:20 PM

you when you press ctrl alt and delete and you can check performace for CPU etc....

is there something like that for Hardrives?????

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 06:37 PM

If you download SpeedFan, it can access S.M.A.R.T. info for hard disks that support this feature.
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Posted 17 March 2007 - 09:18 PM

I use CompuApps DriveSMART its free and does a fairly decent job of accessing the SMART info

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Posted 18 March 2007 - 02:42 PM

Hey Izzy,
Have you checked out Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial Apps since tg1911 recently updated it? :thumbsup:

There are a few programs there you may want want to try...System Spec, EVEREST Home Edition, HDTune.
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Posted 19 March 2007 - 05:13 PM

cool thanks, i'll check them out....

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Posted 19 March 2007 - 05:18 PM

Yeah, HD Tune is a very good one for that.
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Posted 20 March 2007 - 01:07 AM

ok i found my problem it actually McAfee Total Protection 2007 which is making my hardrive continually thinking (little light stays on and hear hardrive making that soft nouse when its doing something) the file is mcmscsvc.exe (and/or mcnasvc.exe) so i will contact them and see what the outcome is.

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 05:19 PM

problem solved and aparently its a common problem and you can read my solution here

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...mp;#entry479181




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