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#1 Starkadius OFFLINE  

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:50 PM

For a while now I have been using Acronis Drive Monitor and so far it has performed well especially for being free. It lets me know when one of my drives has reached a certain temperature threshold or some other critical event has occured. I have been looking around for alternatives just to see if there is anything more reliable/better out there because with drives holding all my media I would rather take all the extra precautions possible and prefer the best as I am sure most of you will agree.

 

These are what I found so far. What disk monitor software do you guys use if any?

 


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 10:40 PM

I've been using WindowsSMART for some time. Very happy with it, and I believe it's free for home server / essentials versions of windows.

http://m.dojonorthso...et/Default.aspx
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Posted 15 November 2013 - 02:45 PM

Stablebit scanner. It's not free, but I think it's worth it



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 02:52 PM

I use HDD SENTINEL.

 

It's built into Drive Bender as well.



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 04:22 PM

Stablebit scanner. It's not free, but I think it's worth it

 

Yeah I use the Stablebit Scanner together with their Drivepool on my WHS 2011.

 

Works very well.







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