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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0001663SpeedFanHardware supportpublic2010-09-26 00:22
ReporterSpaceCowboyMA Assigned Toalfredo  
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
PlatformHP Pavillion Slimline s3600tOSWindows VistaOS Versionx64
Product Version4.41 beta 
Summary0001663: Hard drive WD2001FASS-00U0B0 (2TB Caviar Black) not recognized.
DescriptionHave no drives showing up in drop down list under S.M.A.R.T. tab.
Steps To ReproduceIt is the same every time I start speedfan
Additional InformationOriginal Seagate Barracuda (7200.11) 1TB died after only 20 months. Fresh factory recovery install on new WD hard drive.
TagsNo tags attached.
Motherboard Model Irvine-GL6E
Video Card ModelHP OEM Nvidia GeForce 9500GS 512MB PCI-E



2010-09-19 00:28

reporter   ~0005415

Speedfan (and any other program) needs to run with admin privileges to read SMART data.


2010-09-23 00:41

manager   ~0005421

norman02us is right. Did you use RUN AS ADMIN?


2010-09-23 23:19

reporter   ~0005423

Looks like someone else has trouble reading smart on WD drive

Admin or not, with a WD drive too I get this
Found WDC WD1600BEVE-00WZT0 (160,0GB)
Bad Thresholds Checksum ($E2)"


2010-09-26 00:22

reporter   ~0005426

There is no problem with WD drives in general. I'm using a WD Caviar Green (1TB) and never had any SMART issues.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2010-09-18 14:54 SpaceCowboyMA New Issue
2010-09-18 14:54 SpaceCowboyMA Status new => assigned
2010-09-18 14:54 SpaceCowboyMA Assigned To => alfredo
2010-09-19 00:28 norman02us Note Added: 0005415
2010-09-23 00:41 alfredo Note Added: 0005421
2010-09-23 00:41 alfredo Status assigned => acknowledged
2010-09-23 23:19 DeltaFX Note Added: 0005423
2010-09-26 00:22 norman02us Note Added: 0005426