Tags for this Thread bad sector , error , ntfs. Sorry I can’t provide you a link to Hiren’s boot disc but you can find a. Have you any bad experience of HDAT2 4. Pill Monster , Mar 8, Reallocated sectors are not catastrophic unless there are a lot of them.

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Pending sectors are really bad though – means some sectors presumably within files you were trying to access could not be read. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

hdat2 4.9b1

April 10th, 2. Under Disk utility S.

Post results here after both tests We assume that author continue’s to develop 5. April 10th, 4.

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Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. If there are still pending sectors after clearing it, replace the drive.

hdat2 4.9b1

Yeah I guess it was pointless, but I had hope hehe. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


Sorry I can’t provide you a link to Hiren’s boot disc but you can find a. RMA is out of question because waranty expired 1 month ago!!!

hdat2 4.9b1

I won’t buy another Green drive, that’s for sure. Look at the free or trial alternatives and similar apps to HDAT2 software by the tags. I did said do a quick backup by meaning stuff and then asap write zero.

Why not skip WD all together?

1000+ unstable sectors, is my 3TB HDD dead?

This site uses cookies. Also, now when I open Computer Tab the drive lags a lot even before just appearing in the chart.

They certainly are cheaper than Black but more expensive than Green. Yes, Seagate has had issues in the past, and the earlier STDM’s weren’t brilliant either, but I believe they are better now. It will not execute in a DOS session under Windows. You got nothing to lose, make it worse by all you do what you did.


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HDAT2 program has 2 levels: I thought WD have 2yr warranty? Do you already have an account? Have a look at the full HDAT2 5. Guess picture is not needed as prove: Join Date Jan Location Location: I had that too in december last year and did a zerowrite with the WD tool here; http: Drive Speed Checker 1.

Yes, my password is: So my question is, is this drive dying or is there a way to fix it? Reallocated sectors are sectors that already failed and were marked “do not use” by the drive firmware and replaced with spare sectors on the drive.