Hard Disk Drive (HDD) diagnostic tools; some can attempt to repair bad sectors
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2015 09:16AM PST
Hard Disk Drive (HDD) diagnostic tools; some can attempt to repair bad sectors.
Freeware HDD Manufacturer Diagnostic Tools:
Western Digital LifeGuard Diagnostic
Hitachi (IBM) HGST Windows Drive Fitness Test (WinDFT)
Fujitsu Windows Diagnostic Tool
Commercial HDD Repair Tools:
HDD Regenerator - $99.99
The free demo version allows scanning for bad sectors to show them and trying to repair ONE bad sector. Otherwise have to purchase for $99.99.
GRC SpinRite - $89.99
No demo version.