Solved format error '23' while HDD Low Level Format 4.25 an USB-HDD

Trekstor / Xpress
February 21, 2013 at 09:12:37
Specs: Windows 8, intel i3 / 4GB
I'm running HDD Low Level Format Tool 4.25 on my ultrabook Medion AKOYA 54216. Error message: "format error occured at offset <sector>: 23" occures more than 20 times
while low level formatting my TrekStor EXpress USB-HDD 500 GB.
Does anybody knows the meaning of '23'?
Should I trash the HDD away?

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February 21, 2013 at 10:13:30
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Error 23 = Cyclic Redundancy Check Error

The drive has failed and is therefore no longer usable. No software can repair a failed drive.

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