ViVARD is described as 'The aim of ViVARD is to examine the HDD to verify the integrity of each data sector and identify damaged or bad blocks. Compared to other programs, it has the main advantage to remap dead sectors'. There are four alternatives to ViVARD for Windows, BSD, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ViVARD are HD Tune (Freemium), HDDScan (Free) and MHDD (Free).
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- MHDD is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics. View 22 alternatives to MHDD
Last version 4.6 was released in 2005. See http://hddguru.com/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/mhdd_changelog.en.html
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