As Colin has pointed out the hard drive manufacturer usually has a utility
that will check the hard drive for problems. Seagate, for example, offer sea
tools for windows.
John Barnett MVP
Windows Desktop Experience
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"Stan Kay" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Can anyone please tell me if there are any good hard disk utilities
> available that perform more comprehensive testing/correction than those
> performed by Windows own check disk utility?