Monitoring hard drive is something all PC owners should endeavor to do and in navigating this process, they can rely on this portable tool. It makes it easy for every computer user, whether a novice or an expert to handle smartctl – a command line utility which controls Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology, otherwise known as S.M.A.R.T. that is built into modern hard drives. While ordinarily, only advanced computer operators can handle command line applications, this highly efficient tool gives smartctl a graphical user interface that makes for easier access and operations.
Its installation is simple and straightforward. It boasts of a simple and intuitive interface that makes it cool to view info and carry out tasks on it. This open-source utility can detect impending issues and alert you accordingly, thereby giving you the time to create a total backup of the data in danger. It can help you examine your hard drive. To do this, it will conduct a test and give you feedback as to the state of the hard drive. This tool as it is under review here is a portable package of the general desktop extension. The two possess similar advantages with the portable version edging it with ease of mobility.
HDD Guardian Portable is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in hard disk utilities category and is available to all software users as a free download.