HD Health

Your Mac's hard disk stores operating system files and your files. The longer you use your Mac, the more its hard disk deteriorates. This may lead to slower computer performance, system failures, and data losses.

Note: This functionality is available in Kaspersky Plus and Premium only.

Kaspersky uses S.M.A.R.T. technology to detect and report possible imminent disk failures so you can act to prevent data loss and maintain data integrity.

Important: In macOS 11.0 or later, Kaspersky cannot check the condition of your external disks.

Open the HD Health window

You can turn off automatic checking of hard disks on your Mac. By default, Kaspersky checks your Mac's hard disks once a week.

Turn off automatic checking of hard disks

The left pane of the HD Health window displays a list of your Mac's hard disks. The right pane of the window displays the basic parameters of the selected hard disk supporting S.M.A.R.T. technology. You can view a detailed report on all available parameters.

Open the detailed report for a selected hard disk

For detailed information about S.M.A.R.T. parameters used to analyze your Mac's hard disks, see the Technical Support website (Knowledge Base).

Kaspersky cannot use S.M.A.R.T. technology to check your Mac's hard disks in case of the following reasons:

If Kaspersky notifies you that your hard disk is in critical condition due to deterioration, you may want to create a backup to reduce the risk of losing your data.

Open Time Machine to back up data from a hard disk

Replace your Mac's hard disk without losing your data

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