Ashampoo HDD Control

Ashampoo HDD Control 3.10.01

Ashampoo HDD Control

The hard drive is one of the main components of your computer, which means you should take proper care of it. View full description

PROS

  • Nicely designed interface, easy to use
  • Can monitor your hard drive in real time
  • Extensive configuration menu
  • Includes tools to defrag and clean the hard drive

CONS

  • The Guard function slows system down

Very good
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The hard drive is one of the main components of your computer, which means you should take proper care of it.

Ashampoo HDD Control is the right application to keep an eye on your hard drive. It features a bunch of tools that let you analyze the status of the hard drive (as long as it has support for the S.M.A.R.T. technology), control its temperature, perform a defragmentation or even do some benchmarking tests to check your drive's performance, and compare it to that of drives from other manufacturers.

Ashampoo HDD Control is very easy to use. It features a tabbed interface with clearly designed buttons that give you access to the program's main features. There is also a comprehensive settings menu to tweak the program's behavior.

Besides checking your hard drive's health, Ashampoo HDD Control can also help you improve it with its built-in cleaning tools, with which you can erase all Internet browsing traces and redundant files. The program includes a special "Guard" component as well that can monitor your hard drive in real time and warn you of any potential problems. This function however may make your system a bit slower.

Ashampoo HDD Control is an easy-to-use yet powerful tool that lets you check your hard drive's health.

Ashampoo HDD Control supports the following formats

Supports most IDE, Serial-ATA, USB, Firewire and RAID hard drives.

Data loss is a nuisance. Total hard disk failure is a catastrophe. Ashampoo HDD Control 3 provides an early warning system against impending failure and gives users time to backup and store important data before the crash. Ashampoo HDD Control 3 comes with a well-structured and clear user interface. All relevant information is bundled on the start screen and provides extensive data on the health status of all available hard disk drives. The new history view helps predict future developments and allows users to take precautionary action. Users can view single parameters such as drive temperature, e.g. to track down heat issues. The program displays on-screen notifications for irregularities and can notify users through email, if desired.

Ashampoo HDD Control

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Ashampoo HDD Control 3.10.01

— User reviews — about Ashampoo HDD Control

  • peeboo

    by peeboo

    "Softonic is charging U for the use of"

    If U go to the Ashampoo website U can Download the program for Free, I beleive that is is Softonic's that is charging pe... More.

    reviewed on September 10, 2009

  • bigmass

    by bigmass

    "it is a true joke"

    I have the same problem as mentioned before me. I have 4 int. SATA & none of them is monitored. When I do the refres... More.

    reviewed on August 18, 2009

  • "Ashampoo HDD control"

    I have just installed the software and so far, good. I don't know what else to say. To the extent that I have used this ... More.

    reviewed on August 15, 2009

  • "Hard Disk Monitor"

    Use only for internal drives. Does not monitor USB connected devices . This is not clearly stated in the advertising mat... More.

    reviewed on August 15, 2009

  • andyt58

    by andyt58

    "Free download doesn't work, and they want 3euro to download trial!!!"

    Sorry, but you lost a potential customer. I won't pay to download a trial. Are you saying that you cannot afford a serve... More.

    reviewed on August 12, 2009

  • joculex

    by joculex

    "Thanks Guys"

    I was about to buy this one. NOW I am not even gona dl the trial. Ashampoo used to have such a good name too. Thank y... More.

    reviewed on August 7, 2009