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I have some bad sectors on the hard disk which is preventing me from loading windows OS.I presently have ubuntu OS on it but i need to change it to windows. How do i repair the bad sectors to be able to load my desire OS. Thanks

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You will have to do a low level format for this.... Try searching for sfdisk on internet. I realize you may not have another computer. If you have friends with computer ask them they may be able to help you Download this free software.
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