[H-GEN] predicting/recognising HD failure (was Tape Drives)

Jason Henry Parker jasonp at uq.net.au
Sat Jan 5 23:06:11 EST 2002


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"Frank Brand" <fbrand at uq.net.au> writes:

> I recommend you look at Spinrite 5 if you want to check disk. IIRC
> this is a product if Steve Gibson (www.grc.com) who writes lots
> about security (eg, Shields Up).

Windows software, by the look.

I don't have much to add to this, other than keeping a record of when
you bought a disk (so you know when it has to be replaced) can be
useful.

One of those little label makers can be handy (look, more tape!).
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