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1. When thecomputeris turned on,audiblesounds, fromharddrive. See the video and
This means, your hard drive optical is damage(heavy damageon the harddrive)
2. Hard drive not detect. When the computer isturned on, a message appears "Disk boot failure, insert system disk ...." - see the
Solution : Hard drive ATA
movethe jumperfromMastertoSlave,or the other.
Movethe serial cable,fromATA1toATA2.Or replace theserial cable
Hard drive SATA
Use ajumper,on the harddriveSATA
Movethe SATA cable,fromSATA1to SATA2.Or replace the SATA cable
3. Hard drive bad sector. To fix hard drive bad sector, use thesoftwareHDDRegeneratorBootableCD.Create, HDDRegeneratorBootableCD,restart thecomputerandbootfromCd Room. To repair hard drive bad sector, see the video .
Let's try to explain the question that grinds us all when in cams about the hard disk. Can we actually repair a bad block? Before of the answer you must find some information about what is a hard disk, how does it work, what are bad blocks. After that you must identify them because you will need the exact location of the affected sectors. After you have done that you must run a few steps: - before you try to resolve the problem with the bad sector you must extract the data that was written to that block. To do this you must run a Recovery program that you can find freeware on the net. - bad sectors are unreadable parts on your hard disk but the nature of them must not be always physically and that part of the platens to be destroyed. The bad sectors can be simulated by some programs. This means that some programs installed on your computer can interrupt the reading process on to another segment of the platens. That is in the most happier cases but the chances that the bad sectors are cause by this is less then 10 percent. In this case is difficult to resolve the problem because even the Scandisk or other identification programs used to discover bad blocks will give a rapport that nothing is wrong with your hard disk. The best way is to uninstall the latest programs applied to the computer. - lets supposed that you have a 20 gigabits partition on your hard disk that has bad blocks. After the identification program it will indicate you where are the blocks situated on the partition. So this way you can isolate them in to another partition that you must never use again. Another scenario can be created and the bad sectors can be at the beginning of the partition in the middle of it and at the end of the partition. Know it's a little bit tricky because you can't just go on and create three new partitions to eliminate the bad sectors from use. In this case most of the new hard disk has a spare space available just for this type of scenarios. You must access the CASH memory of the hard disk and indicates to the hard disk that instead of writing down on the effected blocks it must write to the spare blocks. - another to restore the hard disk is to use the low level format option. Many of you think that low level format is a program. Wrong, the low level format option is set for any BIOS and can be easily use if you know some command line programming. The low level format can take to be complete a very long period of time but in the most cases we can obtain marvelous results. Actually the low level option takes every cluster of the hard disk and identifies them again (throw a thermal process) and writes down on the memory of the hard disk what sectors can be written and witch blocks are un-writable. This procedure is the best that can be because it will need no effort from your side to try and avoid the bad blocks that already exists and the hard disk itself know where the bad blocks are. In conclusion the bad blocks can't be fixed. The problem is a permanent one and we can only try to use the hard disk until it is broken down for good. But if you are having financial problem this is a best way to keep going with your old hard disk.
That error code references a bad hard drive.
If you still have warranty call Dell support line as that code means Dell will ship you a new hard drive.
Other options are much more complex like booting to a utility (you have to buy this) which will scan your hard drive sector by sector and try to repair bad blocks.
once you get a bad sector it usually spreads like a virus through your hard drive. the best thing to do is to buy a new hard drive, install it and do a clean install of windows. you can buy or borrow a hard drive enclosure and rescue your documents from your old drive but isolating the bad sector doesn't work, especially if your drive is making a noise
Hard drive going bad, you need to recover all your data as soon as possible. It is likely that the RSC has exceeded the space allocated to spare disc space, however, you can check this by downloading and running HDD tune (freeware) to ascertain the disc health and any bad sectors, if there are more than 2 bad sectors and the RSC on the health page is shown in red or yellow, the drive needs replacing
You cannot. The disk-drive has some "spare" sectors, and it should automatically reassign them, i.e., like using a spare tire on your car when one of the 4 tires goes flat, you just "swap-in" the "spare".
Unfortunately, unlike fixing a flat tire, there is no way to "repair" a bad sector on a disk.
Having "bad" sectors is a sign that your disk-drive is _SOON_ to _COMPLETELY_ fail. So, it's time for you to buy a new disk-drive, and copy all your files from your "old" disk to your "new" disk. Compare it to buying insurance for your automobile, in case of a "crash" while using your automobile (or your computer).
Hi there. Hard to believe but this can be common depending on the manufacturer of the hard drive as some are not that good at all, some Maxtor's for example. The best hard drives you can buy at the moment are Western Digital and Seagate, these drives come with 3 - 5 years guarantee so if they develop bad sectors they will replace the the drives free. The best way to look after your drives is to perform a sector check once a month and keep your internet cache cleared, use a program called Ccleaner to clear the cache and temp files and also keep the registry clean. I would also recommend you defragment your drive as soon as you have installed a clean operating system or defrag once a month too, that way you will get your full life from the hard drive.
Your hard drive is divided into bits called sectors. When these sectors start to go bad, that means that the computer cannot read or write any data on those sectors. You cannot remove bad sectors and once you start seeing bad sectors it is a sign that your hard drive is about to crash permanently so you need to replace your hard drive and make sure you back up all ofyour important data immediately.