I dropped my external Seagate 2 TB hard drive on the floor. It seems to work fine. But I want to scan for bad sectors just to be safe. I use this drive for all of my
The "macOS app for showing external HDD usage statistics?" post is about checking your hard drive and has tools you can buy (recommended by the community), or things you can try which I tried and which did not work.
On a Windows machine, you can take any connected drive, run
scandisk on it, and detect/repair bad sectors. Is there a way to do this for my drive on Macintosh (without purchasing third party tools)?
- Disk Utility -> Info says that SMART status is "unsupported".
- The drive is formatted as HFS