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How can I view SMART data on hardrives either on individual machines or (prefered) across an enterprise under windows 7/2008 r2?

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There is only very limited WMI support for getting to SMART data.

Luckily, smartctl from smartmontools which you probably know best from Linux distributions, exists as a Windows port. Running it either as a part of a machine startup script, through some kind of inventory solution or on demand via RPC (e.g. with PsExec) and capturing / saving the output should get you there.

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if you need a gui for it for some reason, take a look at gsmartctl – Journeyman Geek Dec 11 '11 at 0:06

You can use something like SpeedFan to grab the data from individual machines. I don't know of anything that can grab it globally though.

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