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rana1989
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Bad Sectors " where is the solution ? " ??

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Hi :

 

How can i remove bad sectors from WD elements 1023 500 GB usb external hdd  please ??

 

Hdd regenerator fails to fix it

 

Thanks

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Joe_S
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Re: Bad Sectors " where is the solution ? " ??

Download Digital Lifeguard from WD and use it to format drive by writing zeroes. That sometimes works.

Joe

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rana1989
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Re: Bad Sectors " where is the solution ? " ??

i tried writting zeros and it failed too :smileysad:

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Joe_S
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Re: Bad Sectors " where is the solution ? " ??

Then the drive is probably bad. If it's still in warranty contact WD about a replacement.

Joe

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