HDD Regenerator Alternatives

    HDD Regenerator is described as 'The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are eight alternatives to HDD Regenerator for Windows, Linux and MS-DOS. The best alternative is SpinRite. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Victoria or MHDD. Other great apps like HDD Regenerator are HDAT2 (Free), DRevitalize (Paid), SeaTools (Free) and DiskFresh (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2019

    1. SpinRite is a computer software program for scanning magnetic data storage devices such as hard disks, recovering data from them and refreshing their surfaces.
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      Most users think SpinRite is a great alternative to HDD Regenerator.
    2. 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.
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      Most users think Victoria is a great alternative to HDD Regenerator.

    3. MHDD is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics. MHDD supports these interfaces: IDE, Serial ATA, SCSI. Also there is a possibility to access an USB storage, there are drivers for emulation (USB->SCSI).


      Last version 4.6 was released in 2005. See http://hddguru.com/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/mhdd_changelog.en.html

      Most users think MHDD is a great alternative to HDD Regenerator.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD, USB and SCSI devices.
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      Most users think HDAT2 is a great alternative to HDD Regenerator.
      • Windows
      • MS-DOS
      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 of high and low signals around the physically damaged area.

    4. SeaTools is a diagnostic tool that helps you determine the condition of the disk drive in your external hard drive, desktop or laptop computer.
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      • 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.
    5. 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.
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