Property Views

To show detailed information about any subject of an application (such as disk, partition, volume, file etc.) KillDisk uses information Views. They follow selected changes and show information about the selected item automatically when open.

Property View

To show Property View for selected item do one of the following:

  • Click View > Windows > Properties
  • Click F4 keyboard short cut or
  • Use context menu command Properties
Figure 1: Property View Example

Besides displaying a valuable data it also allows you to copy that information into a clipboard by using context menu commands.

Copy Value
Copy value (value only) of selected field in the information View
Copy Field
Copy formatted name and value pair
Copy All
Copy all information as formatted set of name and value pairs
Figure 2: Example of Copied Information

S.M.A.R.T. Information

This is another information View displaying S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) data of the selected hard drive (if the device supports it).

To show this view:

  • Click View > Windows > SMART Info
  • Use context menu command SMART Info for the same effect
Figure 3: SMART Information Example

S.M.A.R.T. data can be used to diagnose disks by showing important information such as Power-on Hours, Reallocated Sectors and Current Pending Sectors.

Note:

When Current Pending Sectors parameter differs from zero, this means the disk has bad sectors. It will cause problems in the future. Dispose these disks as soon as possible.