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Hdd bad sector problem

How can i repair bad sector in my hdd?

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When your computer starts booting, tap F8. At the option menu select Command Prompt.

You will get this:

C:\

Type in chkdsk c:\ /r
Press Enter

Alternate way:

Click Start>Run
Enter cmd in the box and press enter.
Type chkdsk c:\ /r
Press Enter

If you get a message that "the volume is in use" "would you like to check this volume the next time the system restarts", answer Y and press Enter.

Exit the command window by typing exit then press Enter.

Restart your computer.

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This usually means that you have HDD bad sector or some kind of HDD read/write error.Boot up in DOS mode and use HDD Regenerator to check and repair your hard disk drive.This can be easily done with Hiren's Boot CD. You can download it from here. After downloading, burn ISO on a disk and try booting from CD-Drive.

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if ur hardrive has bad sectors you mite have to replace it u can usally get a cheap hardrive off of ebay.

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I need to do a low level format for my hard disk. Bad sector problem. Do you guys have any application for that particular kind of formatting?


Bad sector on hardisk there two kinds of that is software and physical. physical badsector caused from plate of hardisk damage is caused by dirt, fallen down, collided, to be incised, etc. While software badsector can be caused when hardisk busy sudden die, cause of usually broken electrics current.

For the bad sector damage of physical of hardisk, we require a really of expert to repair the hardisk. While damage of software we can repair xself use software or tool. One of the software which can be used to repair bad sector on hardisk that is HDD Low Level Format Tool.

Using this software hardisk can be low level format. Require to be paid attention that using low level format on a hardisk, causing all data in hardisk will lose and cannot be recovery again. But this way will be more effective eliminate sector bad.

HDD Low Level Format Tool Support Hardisk SATA, ATA or SCSI, can is also used on removable media like flashcard, flasdisk and etc. To run this software is very easy, that is :
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  • Download HDD Low Level Format Tool from the link above and install it till finish.
  • Run HDD Low Level Format tools
  • Select a hardisk which will repair then click continue.
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Select LOW-LEVEL-FORMAT tab", if you sure To format the hardisk click "format this device" button and await till finish. ad for hardisk repaired hence required time will longer.
HDD LOW format level can be download from following link,
http://hddguru.com
note : If on hardisk have detected badsector, before doing above steps, first step to backup all existing important datases

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You can try this, with the pc running, open case,touch the metal case with one hand and the other hand unplug the drive. Now shut down
the system,unplug the system and hit the power button until the lights die. Plug in the drive and reboot the pc, go into bios and go to
boot. Check to see the drive is listed boot order. reboot and see if it boots.

If you can get into user account you can set admin password, then try restore cd then run fixmbr in dos.

If you can, get HDD Regenerator, and you can check the drive for errors, them run it again and repair them if possible.

But no, most of the time something causes the file to corrupt and lose boot not a bad sector on the hard drive.

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Use the following link to download the software, which helps u to detect as well as completly remove badsectors, but before u do tat, here is the answer for wat is bad sectors..

Hard disk drive is an integral part of every computer. It stores all your information. One of the most prevalent defects of hard drives is bad sectors on the disk surface. Bad sectors are a part of the disk surface which contains not readable, but frequently necessary information. As a result of bad sectors you may have difficulties to read and copy data from your disk, your operating system becomes unstable and finally your computer may unable to boot altogether.

When a hard drive is damaged with bad sectors, the disk not only becomes unfit for use, but also you risk losing information stored on it. The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored.

ths is the software

A powerful hard disk tool that can detect and repair physical bad sectors on a hard disk drive surface and regenerate hard disk.

http://www.4shared.com/file/49739096/5f24d2c2/HDD_Regenerator_151_Full.html?s=1

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