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I do have my desktop connected to a UPS, however, that will shut the computer down safely in case of a power outage but the desktop is still susceptible to a On a traditional magnetic hard drive, bad sectors can be caused by physical damage. Thanks for your help! "I am always ready to learn, although i do not always like being taught" - Winston ChurchillWho ever said that paper beats rock is a moron.Next time All of this happens below the> awareness of the rest of the PC; the OS has no clue, and nothing shows> up in ChkDsk logs, etc. weblink

THANK YOU jiya_1 1 post since Jan 2017 Newbie Member Alternative to Windows Indexing Last Post 1 Week Ago I frequently find myself looking for files on my computer. 99.9% of On one of the external drives, the bad cluster error >was reported in a 4 GB file which is a zip file of map images from a mapping >application I have. The file was still present on the disk after chkdsk finished. Unable to locate the file name attribute of index entry VBOXSV~1.1 of index $I30 with parent 0x14c85 in file 0x65f2. https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/hardware/threads/16367/what-are-bad-clusters

Windows Replaced Bad Clusters

the platter was aluminum with a mirror finish on both sides(gold color). Maybe those bad sectors have been marked as used area ? On NTFS: Displays cleanup messages if any. /R Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information (implies /F). /L:size NTFS only: Changes the log file size to the specified number of kilobytes. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

I run on a Windows 8 pro, AMD A4-5300 APU and 4GB of RAM. If you're getting these messages the drive may be going south. Register Login Posting Guidelines | Contact Moderators Ars Technica > Forums > Operating Systems & Software > Microsoft OS & Software Colloquium Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware & Tweaking How To Fix Bad Sectors On External Hard Drive\ You will thank yourself in the long run.

Are lost clusters the same as bad clusters....... Bad Clusters Vs Bad Sectors If bad clusters were found, I > assume the data in the clusters is now trash.> > 2) Are bad clusters the same as bad sectors, ie, if a bad cluster So an elective test may report> "no (new) bad clusters" even when there have been 20 bad clusters> successfully "fixed" by NTFS's on-the-fly fiddling, and another 30 bad> sectors successfully "fixed" see it here I bought them 17 months ago and I ran the chkdsk > >just to make sure they were holding out OK.

Windows replaced bad clusters in file 53426 of name \Windows\WinSxS\AM7F7F~1.163\tctree.dat. Bad Sector Repair Windows 7 CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). If it doesn't, it would seem that there is a physical problem with the disk, and nothing could fix that. CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...

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As one who does data recovery, and who has seen toomany "too late" dead drives that ate data which might have been savedif an earlier alarm had been raised, I'm not https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/570675/hard-drive-problems-ran-chkdsk-how-bad-is-it-chkdsk-log-inside/ Are lost clusters the same as bad clusters....... Windows Replaced Bad Clusters I've been right-clicking on the C drive, then going to Properties and Tools to access the error-checking. Bad Sector Repair But it's good to know! :lol: Have you tried Maxtors MaxBlast program to low level format the disk /right the disk to zeros! 0 Discussion Starter The DJ 1 12 Years

troubleshooting-hardware This article has been dead for over six months. Thanks for the tip. When a computer says it has found bad sectors or clusters it means that it has identified part of a connected storage medium that it can't access. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Copyright Policy DaniWeb IT Discussion Community Join DaniWeb Log In Ask a Question Hardware and Software Programming Digital Media Community Center Hardware and Software Hardware Not Bad Sector Check

by Coryphaeus / November 1, 2007 9:53 PM PDT In reply to: Re Sorry... Even a laptop could suddenly shut down if the battery dies prematurely (happened to me on a netbook once).

October 10, 2013 John Barclay This is interesting. My PSU is a Corsair RM750 and seems very tolerant. It performs drive scans on different levels such that, very often, data can be recovered, or the machine can boot properly again.

Right now the drive only has about 4 kb of bad clusters, it used to have more. Repair Bad Sectors Windows 10 or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. First, I ran "chkdsk /f /r" a couple times in a row, and the same "Windows replaced bad clusters in file ..." appeared each time, indicating the clusters were not really

I'm not going to sweat the silly 4 kb.

by christy / November 9, 2007 11:15 AM PST In reply to: Bad Sectors & Clusters Thank you for your input.I am familar with what can cause bad sectors...The drive was Why Do Magnets Mess Up Computers? Once you get there search for drivers and diagnostic software for it/them. How To Remove Bad Sector From Hard Disk Permanently I have yet to find a free alternative that will do what they do.

I finally managed to skip the check and start backing up more files than already on my backup. Then you find that> even though the summary says "OK", there have been x sectors that had> to be "fixed" on the fly, etc. I personally would record temperature and voltages. awareness, even though this> facility has been around since 2G drives of the Win9x era.> > BIOS can report S.M.A.R.T.

Stressing the machine will also tell you just how bad the PSU is, any crashes and you know to change it. Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email! Advanced Search Forum General Forums General Tech Talk and Support What Actually Causes Bad Clusters? Back to top #7 dicke dicke Paraclete Members 2,108 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Charlotte, NC Local time:05:29 PM Posted 20 March 2015 - 08:42 PM What he said !

It is arguably the best consumer level hard drive recovery software on the market. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Read failure with status 0xc0000185 at offset 0x1007d43000 for 0x1000 bytes. However, if your hard drive is rapidly developing bad sectors, it may be a sign that your hard drive is failing.

This is another reason why you should always back up your data -- multiple copies are the only thing that will prevent bad sectors and other issues from ruining your hard This time there would be visible signs> within the OS's record-keeping of clusters - if you could ever get a> clear view of that information, that is.>> Once a cluster's marked Many of us got burnt with that one Some damage however, can be caused by excessive vibration over a period of time, or a sudden jolt, caused by a harsh knock The most likely cause would be a failure of the airfiltering, such that the airspace is not so "sealed" after all.When the heads hit the disk, is it only that part

One of the many downfalls of Bill Gate's poorly designed OS is that something like Chkdsk is simply too blunt tool to be of more than slight use.Once Chkdsk has "found" For unfortunately, evenafter using the regulator as suggested by my local computer shop, the same problem is recurring. I don't know why. Either way, thanks very much for the help! "I am always ready to learn, although i do not always like being taught" - Winston ChurchillWho ever said that paper beats rock

Back to top #15 Arrow92 Arrow92 Topic Starter Members 139 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Malaysia Local time:06:29 AM Posted 24 March 2015 - 04:59 AM Hey Adam, My computer started To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. First, I ran "chkdsk /f /r" a couple times in a row, and >the same "Windows replaced bad clusters in file ..." appeared each time, >indicating the clusters were not really Get downloadable ebooks for free!

CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal... They are supposed> to fly very close to the disk, riding on the cushion of air that> "sticks" to the surface of the disk as it spins - something that> actually SpeedFan is available here:-http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php - It is well used within the IT and gaming community and supports all modern devices. I just didn't know if they meant that my hard drive is going to die on me or not.