Solved i have four year old laptop. which is not formating. says bad secter and it is not getting on. and i am trying alot to formate Tags: Laptops Sony Storage Hard Drives Toshiba Last response: February 3, 2014 11:11 AM in Storage Share smarti February 3, 2014 7:26:37 AM i have four year old sony laptop. It has Toshiba MK3265GSXN 320 GB hdd which is not geting formate. It says bad secter and it is not getting on. and i am trying alot to formate my laptop but i couldn't.. More about : year laptop formating bad secter alot formate Reply to smarti unksol a b D Laptop a b G Storage February 3, 2014 7:40:06 AM replace the harddrive Reply to unksol m 0 l Best solution James Mason a b D Laptop a b G Storage February 3, 2014 11:11:21 AM If it's reporting bad sectors your HD is bad, and only going to get worse. it's possible to "fix" bad sectors, but it just hides the problem, since you're trying to format anyways, you're better off getting a new HDD. But these topics are relevant and may allow you to "fix" your problem: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1795054/repair-h... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/244568-32-repair-sect... http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1705362/bad-sect... Reply to James Mason Share Ask the community Post an answer Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !