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saturna
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎05-28-2012
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bad sectors on WD Elements SE Portable

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Sorry in my last post i did forget to mention that the drive says it has bad sectors. I t was working the previous night.

i also did an extented test on the drive the results are below.

western digital 500 gig hard drive
data error (cyclic redundancy check)
master boot record (MRB)
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Test Option: EXTENDED TEST
Model Number: WD Elements 1023
Unit Serial Number: [Deleted]
Firmware Number: 2005
Capacity: 500.11 GB
SMART Status: PASS
Test Result: FAIL
Test Error Code: 08-Error was detected while repairing bad sectors.
Test Time: 15:43:44, May 15, 2012
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Wizer
Posts: 3,894
Registered: ‎04-04-2011

Re: bad sectors on WD Elements SE Portable

The drive needs to be replaced

 

Contact WD to start  RMA process

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