I have mixed results on my new WD Elements 2TB.
When I did full format from command prompt using format /FS:NTFS, it stopped in the middle of progress saying that there’s bad sector.
But when I ran Extended Test using Data Lifeguard Diagnostic, the result is Passed.
I tried to Write Zeros using Data Lifeguard Diagnostic and it couldn’t finish because there’s bad sector.
FYI, I connect this drive to USB 2.0 port because I don’t have USB 3.0 port. Is that what causes the problem?
I’m really disappointed by WD. I just received this new drive because the old one has bad sector. Since the old one was still under warranty, I decided to RMA the old drive. But in the end, this new drive I just received has this problem.
Can anyone please help me to troubleshoot? Should I replace this new drive?