To check the health of a computer/laptop hard disk drive, connect your external hard disk drive via a USB connector or a docking station. Afterwards, using “Drive Manager” Windows 10 tool, format (quick) the external hard disk drive that you wish to perform health check upon.
Next, download the Crystal Disk Info tool from “Crystal Dew World” website;
After you have download it, right-click the “DiskINfo64.exe” from the extracted and download folder of Crystal Disk Info and select “Run as administrator”;
Crystal hard disk health test tool will automatically run and show the results as below. To see other disks, simply click the Disk menu and select your target system disk drive;