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Victoria [HDD testing utility]

Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:01 pm
by I am Baas
Victoria is a universal program for testing HDD storage information. Key features:
* Reading Passport drive and display the full technical information on storage;
* Definition set in ATA / SATA controller (including additional);
* Office of acoustic noise;
* View S.M.A.R.T. parameters of drive, quick assessment of his condition on pseudographic scales and register status. Includes viewing of hidden attributes drives IBM / HITACHI;
* Running the built-in HDD SMART-control tests and their passing;
* Using Host Protected Area: a change and restore the physical volume of the disc;
* 12 test mode of verification, reading and writing, with the calculation and display of addresses of defective blocks;
* charting surface;
* detector: an analysis of the state of the surface by 4 all kinds of tests, with the calculation and mapping of unstable sites, indicating the exact address of each volatile auto sector, and placed them in a text file;
* measurement speed shaft HDD, including the new drive without a field INDEX;
* hidden defects surface method redirection of sectors from the reserve (remap) for any of the 8 tests;
* Measuring performance hard drive (benchmarks functions):
* Measuring the speed of the linear, nonlinear and random reading from the HDD;
* Measuring the speed of HDD head positioning time and access to the sector;
* Measuring the speed of reading graphic methods;
* Exploring the sectors with the opportunity to edit;
* Disk Cleanup (or part thereof) of information - "low-level format";
* Manage security options: setting up a password on the HDD, remove a password, the rapid blurring of the information without the possibility of its restoration, etc.
* Ability to stop and start the spindle motor HDD;
* Test head positioning HDD (the same way as it does in the operating system intensive work), to determine the reliability and heat resistant disk PCs;
* View information about logical partitions HDD showing the boundaries of the partitions (without a HDD in the BIOS);
* Display mode HDD, the contents of registers, and visualization of error codes for the indicator lamp;

Website (Russian) @ ... y&catid=81
Help Page (English) @ ... 12829.html

Requirements (read the help page):
- Windows 2000/XP;
- RAM 64Mb or higher;
- Video card SVGA
Download (Portable) @

Re: Victoria 4.54b

Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:49 am
by smaragdus
Victoria is still in development, the latest version- 4.54b was released on 2018-07-07.


Direct Download Link for Victoria version 4.54b (released on 2018-07-07).


Victoria version 4.54b (static image):


Victoria version 4.54b (animated image):


Victoria is still portable- settings saved in INI file (vcr40.ini) inside program folder.
The help is in Russian.

Re: Victoria [HDD testing utility]

Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:36 pm
by bitcoin
looks interesting

also, file now says v4.55

UPDATE: Victoria [HDD testing utility] Version

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:53 am
by @thehop
Update 14. Aug 2018 to Version

BTW: nice thread ... 1&start=20