As for the first bit, I have no idea what that last sentence was.
As I said before, maybe you are not reading right, I have advised him how to check his drive if he wants to keep it, but (oh here we go again) his drive maybe faulty. Is it worth risking your system and data for the sake of a dodgy drive. If it comes out fine after testing, then great.
My point was a price against risk thing. I also admit that just because ¬£30 doesn't seem much to me, it could be a lot to someone else.
So, AEagle20. What would be your advice about keeping his 40GB HDD if it has an increasing number of bad sectors.
And, from the last bit, if you want me to keep strictly to post and not offer alternative advice, here goes.
From the information given, I have no idea where his 25GB of space is at.
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