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MHDD Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to MHDD for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to MHDD and 18 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to MHDD are Hard Disk Sentinel, HD Tune, Victoria and HDD Regenerator.

MHDD alternatives are mainly Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools but may also be Fan Speed Tools or Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MHDD.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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

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  1. GSmartControl icon

    GSmartControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.

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    Drive information window - A failing drive, attribute list
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    TristisOris

    just inspection, no remap etc.

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  2. Monitoring hard disk health and temperature. Test and repair HDD problems and predict failures. Prevent data loss by automatic and scheduled backup.

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    Main window with menu and quick buttons for faster navigation. Health history graph and textual description about hard disk status.


  3. HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and more!.

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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableVictoria can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks Victoria is a great alternative to MHDD.
    TristisOris

    DOS version it's a best tool for now.

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  5. HDD Regenerator icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableHDD Regenerator can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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  6. HDDScan is a freeware utility for storage devices diagnostics (HDD, RAID, Flash). The program can scan storage device for bad blocks, show S.M.A.R.T. attributes and change some HDD parameters such as AAM, APM, etc.

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  7. DRevitalize icon

    DRevitalize

    • 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.

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  8. HDD Low Level Format Tool icon

    HDD Low Level Format Tool

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    HDD Low Level Format Tool is a utility for low-level hard disk drive formatting.

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    HDD Low Level Format Tool
  9. Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds

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    Argus Monitor: Overview of system temperatures (CPU, GPU, HDD)
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    HDAT2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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