How do I Test my HD?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by sukanas, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. sukanas macrumors 6502a

    sukanas

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    Nov 15, 2007
    #1
    well with my other threads about vibrating issues i jsut wanted to know if theres any sort of 'test' i can do to see ifi my hard drives ok

    everythings running fine and boot speed etc is actually faster
    but is there something i can do 'officially' test my hd?
    thanks
     
  2. mchalebk macrumors 6502a

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    #2
    Disk Utility does a pretty good check. There are undoubtedly 3rd party apps that will do it more thoroughly.
     
  3. sukanas thread starter macrumors 6502a

    sukanas

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    #3
    would i have to do this via. booted up from the leopard disk?
     
  4. mchalebk macrumors 6502a

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    You can check the drive you booted up on, but you can't repair it. If it needs repair, you'll need to boot from another drive.
     

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