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Windows 7: Error : the drive cannot find the sector requested

28 Dec 2010   #1
seol1500

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Error : the drive cannot find the sector requested

Hello,
I encounter this error while using torrent (both Vuze and utorrent) regularly especially with files greater than 1gb. Forcing recheck or restart does not help.





Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Core 2 CPU T7200 2ghz
2gb ram

Googling told me it could indicate hard disk failure but as shown above HD tune did not show any apparent bad sectors. I also tried CHDisk, it stated no bad sectors were found on the first step but on the 4th step (It was something about checking files) it was going nowhere so I was forced to reboot. I will try again tonight and update the results.
Should I order new hard disk? If it is failing why does HD tune say it has OK status and find no bad sectors?

Many thanks in advance


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29 Dec 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.

Download from here:
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
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