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Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 May 2015
Replies: 10
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Posted By zetret
Hello AddRam, I only have logical bad sectors...

Hello AddRam, I only have logical bad sectors which is why I need to try this. No warranty and I'd rather try this rather than blindly throw it away.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By zetret
Thank you for the reply. I have a bad partition...

Thank you for the reply. I have a bad partition (~890GB) and I would like to only format this partition and not the entire drive.
This is because there are other partitions in the drive, that have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By zetret
Hi, There's an option in "Erase Disk" to write...

Hi, There's an option in "Erase Disk" to write zeroes to a selected partition using 'dd'. Isn't this a method of formatting the drive? That's what I meant. Here's the link about this feature - Fixing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By zetret
How to maintain NTFS filesystem while writing zeroes to a partition?

I want to format a partition because it's got too many bad sectors and it's not accessible via the Command Prompt (on System Recovery) and is not mountable on Parted Magic.

I ran chkdsk /r on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By zetret
Thanks

Thanks for that, the Clean Install guide answered that question.
One more thing before I do this, Would reinstalling Win 7 as in the guide (i.e. deleting all partitions - which does the formatting...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By zetret
Thank you

Do you know if the clean Windows installation would create a similar 200MB boot partition?
Or is it gonna put the BOOT files under the same partition as the Windows files?

Thanks
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By zetret
Corrupted OEM Partition - best method to reinstall Windows 7?

I have a Lenovo OEM installed copy of Windows 7. I need to reinstall Windows 7 on it using my own disk.

On the laptop, I have 4 partitions;
Partition one called SYSTEM_DRV (200MB),
Partition...
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