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Check Up Hard Disk Health Natively In Windows 10 / 8 / 7 Using Wmic

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  1. AlienX®

    AlienX® TEAM OS GRAPHICS DESIGNER Verified Member

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    Check up Hard Disk Health natively in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 using WMIC
    While it is always a good idea to regularly

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    , it is equally important to

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    regularly, if you don’t want to be caught unawares by a

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    . Hard Disks these days, use Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology or SMART to monitor its own health and send out signals if it is failing.

    To check the status of your Hard Disk health you can use the WMIC or Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line. The WMIC is a command-line and scripting interface that simplifies the use of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and systems managed through WMI. Using the

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    ,, it can help you carry out several administrative tasks, including for instance, finding out the

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    of your Windows PC.


    Hard Disk Health
    To check your Hard Disk Health natively, open a command prompt window. First type wmic and hit Enter. Then typediskdrive get status and hit Enter.


    If the status of your hard disk is fine, you will see a message OK. If Windows faces problems in retrieving the SMART information, it will probably mean that the hard disk may face issues and this will be reflected in the message that is returned.

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    In the eventuality that your hard disk status is not OK, it might be a good idea to keep a watch on the

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    , and

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    or by using some

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    .

    It might then be good idea to consider changing your hard disk, as a dying disk can result in data corruption too – before it eventuality dies.

    Thanks to Windows Club for this Article :clap:
    Humans are not alone in the universe, we exist too!
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    Thanks for Sharing Usefull Information about how to check disk status..!!
     
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