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 HD Tune (Freemium), Victoria (Free), Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid) and HDD Regenerator (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 27, 2021

    1. Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.
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      GSmartControl vs MHDD opinions
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      TristisOris just inspection, no remap etc.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    2. 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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    3. 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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      Victoria vs MHDD opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Victoria is a great alternative to MHDD.
      TristisOris DOS version it's a best tool for now.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    4. SSD and HDD health monitoring and analysis utility for diagnosing and repairing hard drive issues.
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    5. The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored. Detect physical bad sectors on a hard disk drive surface.


      The program is no longer updated since 2011, but it supports Windows 10 and can be still bought from the official website.

    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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      • 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.
    7. HDD Low Level Format Tool is a utility for low-level hard disk drive formatting. - Supported interfaces: S-ATA (SATA), IDE (E-IDE), SCSI, SAS, USB, FIREWIRE. - Big drives (LBA-48) are supported.
    8. Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds * Monitor your hard disk drive temperature and the health status of your hard disk drive by constantly checking the critical S.M.A.R.T. attributes.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD, USB and SCSI devices.
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