Test Error Code: 08-Error was detected while repairing bad sectors. on WD 4000BEV External

#1

Hi,

Just scanned my External Hard drive with Western Digital Data LifeGuard Diagnstics. Still now i havent faced any problem with my hard drive, Since i haven’t scanned for any bad sectors AGES , therefore i thought to scan for any bad sectors and repair it, if it is there. 

Test Option: EXTENDED TEST
Model Number: WD 4000BEV External
Firmware Number: 1.05 
Capacity: 400.09 GB
SMART Status: PASS
Test Result: FAIL
Test Error Code: 08-Error was detected while repairing bad sectors.
Test Time: 02:44:39, August 05, 2013

so what should i do now? Shall i ignore it or is there any other way to fix/repair the bad sectors. 

Please reply soon.

Bye,

Siva

#2

Hello,

As a recommendation, take the information out of the drive if you have any and try writing zeros with the DLG and then test the unit again.

#3

If i fill with zero, then will it will remove all the bad sectors?

#4

Hi,

Thanks for replying to my post, but i have already scanned my western digital passport HDD with western digital data lifeguard diagnostics tool and it detected bad sectors and when it attempt to fix bad sectors then error displays that  Test Error Code: 08-Error was detected while repairing bad sectors.  y fdf

Here are the test result

Also tried chkdsk /f /r 

Checking file system on O:

The type of the file system is NTFS.

Volume label is Siva Passport Media.

A disk check has been scheduled.

Windows will now check the disk.                         

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)…

  256 file records processed.                                          File verification completed.

  0 large file records processed.                                      0 bad file records processed.                                      

CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)…

  280 index entries processed.                                         Index verification completed.

  0 unindexed files scanned.                                           0 unindexed files recovered.                                       

CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)…

Cleaning up 1 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.

Cleaning up 1 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.

Cleaning up 1 unused security descriptors.

Security descriptor verification completed.

  12 data files processed.                                            

CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)…

  240 files processed.                                                 File data verification completed.

CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)…

  44958179 free clusters processed.                                         Free space verification is complete.

Adding 1 bad clusters to the Bad Clusters File.

Correcting errors in the Volume Bitmap.

Windows has made corrections to the file system.

No further action is required.

 179944447 KB total disk space.

     40020 KB in 7 files.

        12 KB in 14 indexes.

         4 KB in bad sectors.

     71695 KB in use by the system.

     65536 KB occupied by the log file.

 179832716 KB available on disk.

      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.

  44986111 total allocation units on disk.

  44958179 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:

00 01 00 00 20 00 00 00 1c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  … …

01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  …

68 c6 e5 00 00 00 00 00 50 aa 04 01 00 00 00 00  h…P…


Checking file system on N:

The type of the file system is NTFS.

Volume label is Siva Passport Data.

A disk check has been scheduled.

Windows will now check the disk.                         

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)…

  256 file records processed.                                          File verification completed.

  0 large file records processed.                                      0 bad file records processed.                                      

CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)…

  280 index entries processed.                                         Index verification completed.

  0 unindexed files scanned.                                           0 unindexed files recovered.                                       

CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)…

Security descriptor verification completed.

  12 data files processed.                                            

CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)…

  240 files processed.                                                 File data verification completed.

CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)…

  52660472 free clusters processed.                                         Free space verification is complete.

Windows has scanned the file system and found no problems.

No further action is required.

 210763775 KB total disk space.

     49236 KB in 7 files.

        12 KB in 14 indexes.

         0 KB in bad sectors.

     72635 KB in use by the system.

     65536 KB occupied by the log file.

 210641892 KB available on disk.

      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.

  52690943 total allocation units on disk.

  52660473 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:

00 01 00 00 20 00 00 00 1c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  … …

01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  …

68 c6 e5 00 00 00 00 00 50 ae 0b 01 00 00 00 00  h…P…