Hard Disk Sentinel 5.30

Hard Disk Sentinel Professional

Hard Disk Sentinel (HDSentinel) is a multi-OS SSD and HDD monitoring and analysis software. Its goal is to find, test, diagnose and repair hard disk drive problems, report and display SSD and HDD health, performance degradations and failures. Hard Disk Sentinel gives complete textual description, tips and displays/reports the most comprehensive information about the hard disks and solid state disks inside the computer or in external enclosures (USB / e-SATA). Many different alerts and report options are available to ensure maximum safety of your valuable data.

The software monitors hard disk drive / HDD status, including health, temperature and all S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology, built in most hard disks, solid state disks and hybrid drives (SSHD) today) values for each disks. Also it measures the disk transfer speed in real time which can be used as a benchmark or to detect possible hard disk failures, performance degradations.

Hard Disk Sentinel 5.30 release notes:

Improvements and new features

  • improved installation when Controlled Folder Access function in Windows Defender is active
  • display notification and ask for whitelisting when Controlled Folder Access function in Windows Defender is active which prevents access/testing of disks and detection of disk status information
  • detect and display TRIM status for SATA, NVMe SSDs correctly again after April 2018 update of Windows 10
  • displaying additional NVMe functions / optional features
  • improved connection and on-line registration, activation
  • improved report sending via Report menu -> Send test report to developer option
  • improved / changed automatic update
  • manual update asks for confirmation of the update when new version found

Improved hardware support

  • improved Intel RAID detection, LSI RAID detection
  • HP RAID: improved reporting of SmartSSD Wear Gauge Utilization. Added Remaining Days Until Wearout value to S.M.A.R.T. page
  • added support of Community OFA NVMe driver for NVMe SSDs
  • added support of Apacer APS25AF4120G SSD (SM130-25)
  • display health status correctly of new Kingston A400 series SSDs (may reported 0% on the beginning of lifetime)
  • improved NVMe M.2 SSD detection on Windows 7
  • improved detection of external RAID boxes
  • improved health of various Toshiba SSDs
  • improved support of new Crucial SSDs
  • improved power on time display for various IBM, Seagate, Hitachi SAS hard disk drives
  • improved power on time display for various Toshiba SATA hard disk drives

Bug fixes, further modifications

  • fixed: write tests may show "Access denied" when the default "Lock volume" option enabled on external pendrive, memory card
  • fixed: show error when there is no internet connection when update initiated
  • improved showing single tray icon when "Display only highest temperature" option enabled
  • improved multi-drive testing
  • improved current temperature graph

Download: Hard Disk Sentinel Pro 5.30 | Portable | ~30.0 MB (Shareware)
Download: HDSentinel for other Operating Systems
View: Hard Disk Sentinel Home Page | Screenshot

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