Hard Disk Utility

Hard Disk Sentinel 4.71

Hard drive optimization and anti-decay program with many report options

PRO: Constant monitoring services guarantee early detection and prevention
CON: This system is not meant to detect common issues such as viruses
Vote: 6.8/10 (16 votes) Platform: Windows

Disk SpeedUp 1.3.0.388

A Windows software that analyzes, defragments, and speeds up traditional (not SSD) hard drives

PRO: Supports all popular file systems
CON: Optimization takes a while
Vote: 7.5/10 (8 votes) Platform: Windows

Paragon Hard Disk Manager 6.0.464

Partitioning, backups, OS management, and more for managing digital hard drives

Vote: 7.5/10 (4 votes) Platform: Windows

Super Fdisk 1.0

Manage the partitions of your hard disk

Vote: 6.4/10 (48 votes) Platform: Windows

Partition Bad Disk 3.3.2_

A recovery tool for hard disks that quarantines bad sectors and data by partitioning them

Vote: 7.0/10 (24 votes) Platform: Windows

Partition Table Doctor 3.5

Hard disk partition recovery and repair package

PRO: Very well documented
CON: Plain interface
Vote: 6.4/10 (31 votes) Platform: Windows

Easy Disk Drive Repair 2.11

Hard driver scanner to detect malware and data errors

PRO: This software is absolutely free to use.
CON: As this package is not constantly updated there are chances that newer viruses and spyware might fail to be detected.
Vote: 5.8/10 (43 votes) Platform: Windows

Disk CleanUp Wizard 2.1.0.0

Clear up more hard drive space by deleting temporary junk files with this free download

Vote: 7.9/10 (1 votes) Platform: Windows

Advanced Win Utilities Free 7.6.2

An optimization program for Windows devices that supports disk defragmentation and registry cleaning 

Vote: 0.0/10 (0 votes) Platform: Windows

Hard Disk Serial Number Changer 1.0

Freeware that lets you alter the digits coded onto your drive

PRO: Proven to be virus free
CON: Certain browsers slow down on Windows 8.1 powered machines
Vote: 6.3/10 (107 votes) Platform: Windows