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Windows 7: Bad sector

04 Nov 2010   #21
dothackjhe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (desktop) / x64 (laptop)
 
 

I had the same problem before. Mine got totally fixed when the shop I bought the PC in replaced the serial ata cable in the PC. I noticed the bad sectors in my PC's HDD after my PC started freezing and had trouble booting every after freezing.

Try replacing your serial ata cable with a new one. .


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04 Nov 2010   #22
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dothackjhe View Post
I had the same problem before. Mine got totally fixed when the shop I bought the PC in replaced the serial ata cable in the PC. I noticed the bad sectors in my PC's HDD after my PC started freezing and had trouble booting every after freezing.

Try replacing your serial ata cable with a new one. .
It is not my laptop internal drive,it is my external HD.
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05 Nov 2010   #23
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
You can't do read smart on an external USB drive even if the drive supports it. The drive has to be sata attached.
"CrystalDiskInfo" appears to allow some SMART data to be displayed for external USB connected HDDs.
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05 Nov 2010   #24
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

in crystal disk info I found out 3 errors..

Should I get it replaced?Should I ignore this?


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05 Nov 2010   #25
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quick answer - I don't know.

I haven't gotten around to read up on the meaning of the SMART data.
There is a link to Wikipedia under help on SMART.
I'm guessing the colour coding: Blue = Good, Yellow = caution?, Red = Problem?

One of my external HDD hit 50C and went yellow once.
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05 Nov 2010   #26
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quick answer - I don't know.

I haven't gotten around to read up on the meaning of the SMART data.
There is a link to Wikipedia under help on SMART.
I'm guessing the colour coding: Blue = Good, Yellow = caution?, Red = Problem?

One of my external HDD hit 50C and went yellow once.
Temperature is below 35.it is yellow due to 3 errors
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05 Nov 2010   #27
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bagavan View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quick answer - I don't know.

I haven't gotten around to read up on the meaning of the SMART data.
There is a link to Wikipedia under help on SMART.
I'm guessing the colour coding: Blue = Good, Yellow = caution?, Red = Problem?

One of my external HDD hit 50C and went yellow once.
Temperature is below 35.it is yellow due to 3 errors
Yes I know it's not temp. All I was commenting on was the possible significance of the colour coding.
Maybe you could read up on the meaning of your SMART error data and post back.
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05 Nov 2010   #28
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bagavan View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quick answer - I don't know.

I haven't gotten around to read up on the meaning of the SMART data.
There is a link to Wikipedia under help on SMART.
I'm guessing the colour coding: Blue = Good, Yellow = caution?, Red = Problem?

One of my external HDD hit 50C and went yellow once.
Temperature is below 35.it is yellow due to 3 errors
Yes I know it's not temp. All I was commenting on was the possible significance of the colour coding.
Maybe you could read up on the meaning of your SMART error data and post back.
Well I don`t know how..thats why I have posted the report before
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05 Nov 2010   #29
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I've pointed you in the direction of tool and the information. If someone gives me that I'm grateful and do my own reading.
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