Use this tool to monitor the hard drives on servers, workstations and computers. When it identifies a problem or an error, it warns the user by email or sends a message to the taskbar. Also reminds the user regularly of the importance of protecting their saved data.
Windows utility for computers with AMD 700 chipsets. Features include processor overclocking, display of important system information, also the ability to tune the processor, memory and graphics profiles to increase overall system performance. Further information is available on the AMD web site.
Benchmarking tool especially for solid-state drives (SSDs). Contains six synthetic tests and three copying tests that avoid the system cache. Displays system information that is relevant to the SSD, such as partition offset/alignment or used drivers. Not suitable for normal hard disks.
This tool analyses the system and displays data about how much CPU, RAM, hard disk capacity and internet bandwidth is being used by individual processes. This also helps detect trojans that have embedded themselves in everyday processes. Portable version also available. Fast and secure download from The H
Graphical user interface for Microsoft’s CHKDSK tool that enables you to check hard disks for file system errors, which it will then attempt to fix. It displays information about the disk drive status, such as the current level of fragmentation, and can identify which Abelssoft programs are installed and can be started from the program itself. Requires registration.
Displays TFT screens in a range of different individual colours so you can run a pixel error test on them. Runs without installation from a bootable diskette or CD-ROM, from which the supplied images can be generated. Runs under Windows 95 to 2008, and under DOS. Web site is German only, but the program only uses one short piece of text, which is in English.
Includes more than 20 system tools for deleting files that are no longer required, identifying duplicates, managing large music collections or displaying hardware and software information, for example. Available either as a free version or an extended Pro version. Fast and secure download from The H
Displays the clock rates of the CPUs in the system tray. Can therefore provide information about the current frequency if you’re using processors that have variable clock rates. Fast and secure download from The H
Opens the built-in Windows Device Manager in a mode that will display all devices, even drivers for devices which are not present or no longer exist. Web site is German-only, but the software is in English. Fast and secure download from The H
Expanded Device Manager for Windows with which you can simultaneously remove several devices from the system. Offers detailed information about installed hardware, drivers or services, and enables you to control many hardware, software, service-related and process-related operations from one program.
Because hard disk LEDs are not always visible, DiskLED is a digital replacement which places an icon in the Windows task bar to allow the user to see when the hard disk is accessed. Alternative data can also be displayed such as network activity or RAM utilisation. Fast and secure download from The H
Tests a computer’s available resources to ensure real-time data streams can be processed correctly. To do this, it attempts to identify the causes of interruptions (drop-outs) in audio and video playbacks. Fast and secure download from The H
Displays (internal or external) hard disk and USB drive data, for example, size, type, bus, transfer standard, partitions, S.M.A.R.T. values, S.M.A.R.T. logs, MBR, VBR for P-ATA, S-ATA, USB and SCSI. Fast and secure download from The H