Saturday, June 5, 2010

How to "Repair" a Bad Sector in Windows XP

How to "Repair" a Bad Sector in Windows XP
Press the button.
Select .
Under Hard Disk Drives highlight the disk which you want to scan.
Open the menu and choose
Open the tab.
Click the button.
In earlier version of Microsoft Windows and DOS, this functionality was built into the `scandisk` and `chkdsk` utilities.

Once the bad sector or sectors have been "repaired", continue to back up your hard drive on a regular basis. Hard drives are mechanical devices and all mechanical devices will eventually fail.

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