|Bad sectors are bad sectors. If there are too many bad |
sectors on the disk, the drive may not be recoverable. If there
are only a few bad sectors, you can run the Seatools Sector
REPAIR function. This tries to move data from bad sectors, to
good sectors, then it marks the bad sectors as bad so they
aren't used any longer.
In either case, any bad sector on a HDD is a sign that the
magnetic media is failing, and the drive should be replaced.
Were there any error codes?
If there is critical data on the drive, you may want to send it to a recovery specialist. That co$t$ lot$ of $ though.
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