Any way to repair bad blocks on HDD?

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Bonecrusher123

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hey guys, i just did a scan using HD Tune and it came up with one 'damaged block'. is there any way to repair it or is this a hard drive fault?

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Time to get data transferred to a healthy disk.

Bad blocks cannot be repaired. They are hardware corruptions, possibly caused by a dust particle trapped in the read/write head. As time goes by the bad blocks will spread until one of the system file goes south then the system will come to a halt.

Most hard disk controllers have the ability to avoid using the bad blocks but can't stop its spreading.

It would be a good idea to get a second opinion on the bad blocks because not every software is trust worthy.
 

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You already have an other thread going for this. Please do not post duplicates.
 
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