Paid HDAT2 Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to HDAT2 for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small CrystalDiskInfo iconCrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 19 alternatives to HDAT2 and 17 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to HDAT2 are Small HD Tune iconHD Tune (Freemium), Small Hard Disk Sentinel iconHard Disk Sentinel (Paid), Small Victoria iconVictoria (Free) and Small HDD Regenerator iconHDD Regenerator (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 23, 2020

    • SSD and HDD health monitoring and analysis utility for diagnosing and repairing hard drive issues.
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • MS-DOS
    • HDD Regenerator is a unique program for regeneration of physically damaged hard disk drives. It does not hide bad sectors, it really restores them!.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated since 2011, but it supports Windows 10 and can be still bought from the official website.

      • Windows
      Gu
      It is the only one that really regenerates the bad sectors of the HDD ...
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago 1 users agree

      Gu
      HDAT2 may repair the bad sectors but the drive may still be unusable. HDD Regenerator has a feature that shows slow (to read/write) sectors so you can retry or avoid the bad areas. Victoria has this feature too but I have never used Victoria to repair disks.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago



    • DRevitalize is a 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...
      • Windows
      • MS-DOS
    • SpinRite is a computer software program for scanning magnetic data storage devices such as hard disks, recovering data from them and refreshing their surfaces.
    • StableBit Scanner is a state of the art disk health monitoring tool.- Monitors the SMART data of your disks, and presents them in an easy to read, meaningful way.
    • Pc-Check will scan for errors in all hardware components on the computer it is being deployed on and display diagnostic results. The software is bootable from CDs and USBs, so even if the OS won't start the program will still be able to run.