>I downloaded the Windows version and extracted the bin folder and tried to
>run smartctl .... but I don't know how to define the hard drive. I want it
>to check the C: drive, but it doesn't let me type in /dev/hdc or something
Try "/dev/hda" or simply "hda" for first physical drive, which usually
contains the C: partition.
The actual windows device name used internally is "\\.\PhysicalDrive0".
This is not very convenient to type and does not work for Win9x/ME.
So I decided to use Linux style device names for the windows version of
See also the WINDOWS paragraph in the DESCRIPTION section of the
smartctl man page "doc\smartctl.8.html" or
Hope this helps - thanks for any feedback
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