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Old 09-05-2007, 01:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Bad sectors on hard drive

It seems that my 160gb SATA hdd contains some bad sectors. When I did a windows os format, it would stop at 72% and remain at 72%. I wanted to reformat this hard drive because it was giving me copy/paste errors and game errors.

Is there some program I can use to fix these bad sectors or make windows ignore them?


My computer is now officially out of date :<
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Old 09-05-2007, 04:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Scandisk from windows?

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delete all partitions & then repartition the drive
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Old 09-09-2007, 08:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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use powermax to write zero's to it. then run spinrite 6.0
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