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Bad Hard disk means a lot of disk partition is damaged and you will have to do a **** check to see how damaged the disk is for disk check and trying to repair it. the command Chkdsk can repair problems related to bad sectors, lost clusters, cross-linked files, and directory errors. log on with administrator rights and open My Computer then left click and now click down on properties, click on the Tools option and Click Check Now then select both the Automatically fix file system errors and the Scan fro and attempt recovery of bad sectors, click Start and Restart...During Restart allow the scan to take place, it will take some time but it is worth waiting. Another simple way to run the disk check is by entering the command Chkdsk in the command prompt, click start then click Run then type in CMD after the command prompt appears (normally a window with a black classic display) type in the command Chkdsk after check is done enter Chkdsk /f ......(to fix the errors)

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