O&O DriveLED 2
No other single part of the modern computer system is more susceptible to malfunction than the hard disk.
In fact, such a malfunction can be unavoidable. With Windows-based O&O DriveLED 2, however, you now have the ability to recognize a potential malfunction before it happens. You can then backup your data and, through the exchange of the affected hard disk, potentially avoid a fatal loss of data.
The lifespan of every hard disk is limited Because hard disk drives contain parts designed to operate with precision to the nearest micro inch or at speeds topping many thousands of revolutions per minute, the possibility of a malfunction rises with the age of the hard disk. However, with O&O DriveLED 2 you now have a reliable partner that accurately tells you when it is time to backup your important data or even to replace the hard disk.
S.M.A.R.T. hardware monitoring Quietly running in the background, the new O&O DriveLED permanently monitors the status of your hard disks. With the help of S.M.A.R.T. (Self Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology), O&O DriveLED analyses the health state of your hard disks and warns you in the event of potential malfunctions. Immediately after installation O&O DriveLED provides you with the ability to make an intensive analysis of all of your hard disks. Every hard disk that supports S.M.A.R.T. is able to run self tests. Using O&O DriveLED you can start a self-test of your hard disk with only one click of your mouse. During the tests several parameters and functions are systematically checked, including the interface, the surface and the mechanics, including every read head. In addition, the error log will be analyzed and the S.M.A.R.T. system itself will be tested. If there were no failures found, the corresponding indicator will be lit up green. If some failures occurred, O&O DriveLED will notify you. In this case, it is recommended to backup your data.
Monitoring Access on the Desktop While O&O DriveLED makes it possible for you to see your hard drive's built-in LEDs on your computer screen, this is just the beginning. In addition, you now have the possibility of monitoring all of your virtual drives, such as network drives, being able to clearly distinguish between read-access and write-access.