Select a drive to diagnose
Select the drive to diagnose by selecting from the drive selection window. Drives are listed as “Logical Drives”, “Removable Drives” and “Physical Drives”.
Select Drive Diagnostics
It is recommended that the drive diagnostics are run periodically to detect minor errors prior to their escalation to terminal errors.
Drive Diagnostics is an extensive diagnostic type. Drive Diagnostics will scan the entire drive for errors including; Bad blocks (physical disk damage), valid MBR values, valid Partition values, a valid file system, overlapping partitions, deleted partitions, “Active” partition status, valid drive parameters, valid partition table, etc.
Review the diagnostic results and repair the drive
When a drive analysis completes, the computers drive health will be displayed. The number and severity of the errors determine the drive health status. The overall drive health status is ranked as Excellent, Good, Moderate and Poor.
When the analysis phase completes, the errors will be displayed. All errors are automatically selected (ticked) for repair, these may be un-ticked or ticked as required. If the user is non-technical then it is recommended that all automatically selected errors should be repaired. The Wizard will guide the user through the repair process.
Select “Automated Recovery” to repair the drive.