S.M.A.R.T. Assistant is designed to monitor the S.M.A.R.T. status.
EditByBSEditor: S.M.A.R.T. Assistant is designed to monitor the S.M.A.R.T. status and the temperature of a harddrives.
Features S.M.A.R.T. Assistant -
To ensure normal functioning should include the option "S.M.A.R.T." in the computer's Bios:
"Advanced BIOS Features" -> "HDD S.M.A.R.T. Capability" -> [Enabled]
When you start the program creates a list of computer hard drives HDD List and tries for each disc to enable S.M.A.R.T. by using command SMART ENABLE OPERATIONS, to enable automatic saving attributes S.M.A.R.T. by using command SMART ENABLE ATTRIBUTE AutoSave, to enable automatic offline testing by using SMART ENABLE AUTOMATIC OFF-LINE.
The program supports monitoring up to 4 hard drives (IDE or SATA, connected in IDE-compatibility mode (not in AHCI mode), does not work with SCSI-drives and RAID-arrays).
Pressing the button HDD List Refresh updated list of hard drives.
Pressing the button S.M.A.R.T. Query occurs reading, display and Analysis of the state of SMART selected in the list (the current one) hard drive.
S.M.A.R.T. status shown S.M.A.R.T. Status: (returned by using command SMART RETURN STATUS)
* O.K. - state of the disk in normal;
* ERROR - disk can lead to failure