Hard Drive questions
Hi, I have a hard drive that crystal disk and hdtune says has bad sectors. I ran chkdsk and it did not identify any. Is one more accurate than another? I guess there isn't a way to fix retired sectors. I just have to watch the drive as it will eventually die. Are there better hard drive utilities that I can try?
CountMike said:Are those active bad sectors or just relocated, checkdisk will not detect relocated sectors. Get a test program from HDD's manufacturer and check with it.
Yes, you are right. I misspoke and realized it when I read your reply. I have reallocated sectors. Crystal says this drive runs hot as well.
Also for some reason, the program will not recognize the RPM speed on a couple of my drives, but it will on the others.
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