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Editors' Review

There's more than a little irony that this freeware is designed to scan and test your hard drive for errors, but proved to be a problem itself.

Ariolic Disk Scanner starts off well with a basic user interface and straightforward command buttons. A drop-down list lets you choose which hard drive to scan. The program reads your hard-drive sectors and displays them as green and red blocks. We clicked on the large, green Start Scan button and, lo and behold, nothing happened. Testers reported the same results regardless of which drive was selected. Even a reinstall didn't fix the issue. The Help file was useless, as it gives only a brief description of what the app does. Or what it's supposed to do.

Our first impression of Ariolic Disk Scanner was a positive one, but it quickly changed after trying to test it. We suggest you save the space this program takes up and find another way to check your PC.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.7.0.10
Version 1.7.0.10 fixed issues with scanning NTFS drives and improved file system detection.
General
Publisher Ariolic Software
Publisher web site http://www.ariolic.com/
Release Date February 12, 2018
Date Added February 12, 2018
Version 1.7.0.10
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Diagnostic Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.16MB
File Name diskscanner17.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 72,280
Downloads Last Week 232
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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