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My laptop's hard drive previously showed up in the "S.M.A.R.T" tab but since I've reformatted the laptop it doesn't seem to show. Any ideas?

asked Jul 13 '10 at 16:23

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There are a number of possibilities, the most likely being that you're using a newer disk controller driver that Speedfan doesn't know how to read SMART data through.

I have the same issue on my current motherboard, but Crystal Disk Info was still able to read SMART information. Give that a try.

answered Jul 13 '10 at 16:28

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If the SMART option is activated in BIOS, then the problems is SpeedFan, i recommend you use HD Tune, they have a free version that worked all the time with lots of configurations I tried it on.

answered Jul 13 '10 at 21:20

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