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Recovery Disk--Write Sector Failure

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sweetsilly, Oct 28, 2011.

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  1. sweetsilly

    sweetsilly Thread Starter

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    I am trying to recover my laptop with the CD. It ran all night and now gives me: Write sector failure 1 drive = 128, sectors 3722527-3722591. What do I do!?

    My HDD is a Toshiba MK6021GAS. I tried to run the Hitachi diagnostic test, but its not a Hitachi disk drive. I have this posted in older versions of windows but I am confused what I have here...on the bottom of the laptop it shows XP, but I saw "starting windows 98" yesterday..
     
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    Using another PC, download and burn the Ultimate Boot CD. This self-booting CD has several manufacturer's HD diagnostics. It sounds like your HDD is going south ...
     
  3. sweetsilly

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    I was able to use the ViVARD. I ran a surface test that ran since 11am. It found 9 errors, it said that the log would be kept in file report.txt
    What am I supposed to be doing?
     
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    If the hard drive is defective, it should be replaced.
     
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