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Windows 7: Restore an image onto a hard drive with bad sectors

14 Jul 2015   #1
ghall426

Windows 7 64-Bit
 
 
Restore an image onto a hard drive with bad sectors

I have a perfectly good image from a perfectly good hard drive. If I want to restore it onto a hard drive that has a couple bad blocks (either from physical damage or a manufacturing defect but is otherwise a perfectly working drive), will the image restore software (I'm using Macrium) avoid the bad sectors when performing the restore or does it simply do a sector by sector restore and will end up writing data to the unreadable sectors?


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19 Jul 2015   #2
LittleSomething

Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

If it is physical damaged disk, I don't think the software can do a successful recovery. You may try to check and repair the drive first.
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