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Smart Error Fix Automatically with Free Software

Posted on Nov 10, 2017 by Jean to Partition Manager

Why not choose smart error fix automatically with free software when your Sony, HP or Dell computer detects S.M.A.R.T failure error and needs reset or repair? Here, we collect all software that's applicable to both Windows and Mac.

What is a smart error?

According to the term explaination on wikepedia, S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology; often written as SMART) is a monitoring system included in computer hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs) that detects and reports on various indicators of drive reliability, with the intent of enabling the anticipation of hardware failures.

When S.M.A.R.T. data indicates a possible imminent drive failure, software running on the host system may notify the user so stored data can be copied to another storage device, preventing data loss, and the failing drive can be replaced.

What are the common error messages related to hard disk smart error?

If the smart error appears during the startup of the system, the error message usually shows as failure predicted on the hard disk, and the complementary message is warning an immediate backup of this failing hard drive.

See how to quickly backup computer when smart hard drive error occurs.

How to fix smart error on hard disk automatically with free software?

You may have searched a lot of troubleshooting tutorials on the internet. Do you find it so complicated to begin with? Don't push yourself so hard because it's really not necessary. You can simply employ two pieces of free software to repair the smart error all by yourself.

No.1 - Windows hard drive repair utility

As long as you're running Windows operating system, this free hard drive repair utility is available to use, and set it as a prior choice when smart error occurs.

Step 1.In Windows 7, click "Start" -> "Computer", in Windows 10, click "File Explore". 
Step 2.Right click on any one partition on the hard disk with SMART failure error.
Step 3.Select "Properties" -> "Tools" and hit "Check now" under the "Error-checking".
Step 4.Enable the "Automatically fix file system errors" and "Scan for and attempt recovery or bad sectors" options.
Step 5.Click on "Start" to begin the process.

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No.2 - EaseUS Partition Master Free

Working similarly to the built-in Windows utility, the third-party EaseUS free partition manager is another fascinating hard drive repair software, only requires a manual download.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Just click once the download button, you can quickly install this portable small-size software on your PC. And the smart error fix with EaseUS Partition Master Free is even simpler than the former Windows utility.

Step 1. Right-click on the hard drive partition that predicted smart error and choose Check partition.

choose check partition to fix smart error automatically with free software

Step 2. on the Check Partition box that pops up, you got three options to choose:

  • Check Partition Properties: for checking file system errors. 
  • Call Windows Chkdsk.exe to fix errors if there are errors; Call windows Scandisk application to fix these found errors. (Only for windows version)
  • Surface Test: Make detection of a disk or partition for sector errors. After the test completes, a report will be produced.

Step 3. Click OK to let the software perform its duty to fix smart error on the selected drive.

Apart from the check partition feature in EaseUS Partition Master, do not ignore the other feature called format partition, which can also be used to remove smart error, especially when the error is generated by hard drive corruption issue.