Tag Archives: disk health

What do the suspicious log records mean? macOS

Disk Drill usually detects disk errors by reading system logs of your internal and external disks (including physically connected mobile devices). Suspicious log records is not something your regular disk monitoring software will alert you about. Disk Drill does. In most cases […]

How Can I Put a S.M.A.R.T. Status Indicator on My Menu Bar? macOS

Most internal and external drives can be monitored for disk health using a monitoring system called S.M.A.R.T. Part of Disk Drill’s free data protection system is a way to easily show your disk’s S.M.A.R.T. status right from your menu bar.

How Can I Monitor the S.M.A.R.T. Status of External Drives? macOS

You may have noticed that S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring is only activated for your Mac internal hard drive by default. But there is a way for you to monitor the status of your external drives as well. It involves downloading a free […]

How Can I Monitor S.M.A.R.T. Status (Disk Health) With Disk Drill? macOS

Most drives, both internal and external, have a disk health monitoring system called S.M.A.R.T. However, this information is useless unless you have an application that will read the information and alert you when a problem is found. This is where […]