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DRevitalize is described as 'program that repairs bad sectors (physical defects) on popular magnetic media (hard drives and also floppy drives to some extent) by generating a special sequence of high and low signals around the physically damaged area' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are six alternatives to DRevitalize for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Victoria, which is free. Other great apps like DRevitalize are HDD Regenerator, MHDD, HDAT2 and SpinRite.

This page was last updated Sep 25, 2018
  • Windows
  • MS-DOS

DRevitalize is a program that repairs bad sectors (physical defects) on popular magnetic media (hard drives and also floppy...

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  1. Victoria is a small application designed to assess performance, test and perform minor repairs to your IDE drive and SATA HDD. It's designed primarily for HDD repairmen in stationary conditions and is not intended to test the system hard drive.

  2. HDD Regenerator

    • Windows

    The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored.


    The program is no longer updated since 2011, but it supports Windows 10 and can be still bought from the official website.

    HDD Regenerator vs DRevitalize opinions
    Most users think HDD Regenerator is a great alternative to DRevitalize.

    These software both use the same or almost the same technique in regenerating/revitalizing bad sectors on HDDs.

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  3. MHDD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    MHDD is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics.


    Last version 4.6 was released in 2005. See

  4. HDAT2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD, USB and SCSI devices.

  5. SpinRite

    • Windows
    • Linux

    SpinRite is a computer software program for scanning magnetic data storage devices such as hard disks, recovering data from them and refreshing their surfaces.

  6. DiskFresh

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

     DiskFresh is a simple yet powerful tool that can refresh your hard disk signal without changing its data by reading and writing each sector and hence making your disk more reliable for storage.

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