Hard drive crashes are one of the main issues I have faced. You need to keep regular backups of your data, to reduce the impact.
Ashampoo HDD Control help you to analyze your hard drive status, and to get earlier warning about your hard disc health.
monitor your hard drive constantly
Extensive hints and information on health, performance and temperature of the hard drive(s)
Extended support for external USB hard drives and solid state drives (SSDs)
Support of S.M.A.R.T self-test
Adjustment of the noise level and power management
Data recovery – recovering deleted files and folders
Fully automatic, “proactive” defragmentation of the hard drive(s)
Online retrieval of achieved benchmark results of your hard drive model(s)
You can get this software for free , just today from SoS